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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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Eaglestone: Guiding You Down the Line

At Eaglestone, we manage the complete layout, engineering and manufacturing of your production line, from start to finish. Integrating a wide variety of custom conveyor solutions for your specific application, we can consult with you and find the most efficient way to convey and package your product. From large volume sorting conveyors and powered belt diverters, to […]

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Top Trends in Sanitary Conveyors: Part 2 of 2 – Design

Food processors are extremely demanding – and with good reason. Every consumer who uses products from their operations depends on the sanitary handling of food items during the entire preparation process. In our last article, we discussed fabrication methods that deny bacteria places to hide and allow the best possible result from sanitary wash-downs. Let’s […]

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Top Trends in Sanitary Conveyors: Part 1 of 2 – Fabrication

In their quest to continuously improve sanitary production “best practices”, food processors are turning to conveyors and equipment engineered to allow for fast, yet comprehensive, visual inspections and efficient sanitation wash-downs. To this end, conveyors and equipment hygienically designed with an open architecture, no flat horizontal surfaces, and devoid of bacteria-harboring hollow areas continue to […]

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Technology Updates: UHMW Guides

As an option on all conveyors, Eaglestone is pleased to offer guides made from oil-impregnated UHMW (ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene). These plastic extrusions feature excellent impact strength and abrasion resistance, as well as a low coefficient of friction and very good chemical resistance. The high lubricity of UHMW makes it an excellent choice for conveyor guides, as […]

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