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Food Conveyor Clean Out Ports: The Pros and Cons

Bacteria are tough. They can inhabit acidic hot springs, radioactive waste, deep ocean volcanic vents…and your food conveyor. In the Battle of the Bacteria, every day involves another Seek and Destroy Mission. The problem is, if you can’t seek, you can’t destroy. That’s where food conveyor clean out ports come in. No Place to Hide […]

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Wear Strips: Reduce Friction That Can Fray Conveyor Belts

Without conveyor belts, your products are going nowhere. But the same constant movement that keeps your goods in motion takes a toll on the belt material as it rubs against rollers and the table bed. The weight of the product creates downward pressure, increasing the amount of contact. When surfaces move against each other, the […]

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Laser Etching Produces Sanitation-Friendly Info Tags

Here’s the thing. Labeling and food handling aren’t always a good mix. The most common methods for affixing information to equipment involves either paper labels or engraved steel tags spot-welded or bolted onto the machinery. Neither is the best idea in certain industries, especially food production and pharmaceuticals. Paper labels can be torn or ripped […]

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How Continuous Improvement Helps Eaglestone Accommodate Growth

When we first opened our doors here in St. Charles, IL, we originally had our office headquarters, parts cutting, machining, welding and assembly teams all in one location. But over time, our business grew and the number of orders increased, so we purchased a nearby facility to house our assembly department and laser and water […]

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