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Tips on specification, operations, maintenance and more

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Conveyor systems guide book from Cisco-Eagle

Check out the exclusive Cisco-Eagle Guide to Conveyors, which features helpful articles, tips and links to extensive conveyor resources. It’s a quick, free PDF download.

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The guide includes:

Advice, tips and info for conveyor users

This includes our deep dives into specification, safety and conveyor operations. Specific information includes:

  • Measurements and dimensions. What’s critical– and why.
  • Conveyor types and when you should use them. This includes choices between belts and rollers, curves and more.
  • A quick guide to gravity conveyors; when to convey on rollers vs. skatewheels.
  • Conveyor speed calculations, and how to be sure you get it right without damaging your conveyor or product.
  • A deep dive into evaluating your load. Fully defining load characteristics (size, type, weight distribution, orientation and more) helps you to specify the right conveyor.
  • Conveyors and ergonomics. How to implement conveyors that keep your operation running and your people healthy.
  • Total cost of ownership, and how you can reduce it.
  • How to extend the lifespan of your conveyor system through proper maintenance, loading and operation.
  • Conveyor safety. How to reduce accidents involving your conveyor system.

Advice from our employee-owners

We bring you Shoptalk information from our systems integration group, including tips on belt selection, ergonomics, maintenance and much more. We have more than five decades in business, with a combined two centuries of systems integration experience to help you get your project done right, on time and in budget.

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Scott Stone is Cisco-Eagle's Marketing Director with three decades of experience in material handling, warehousing and industrial operations. He writes on automation, warehousing, safety, manufacturing and other areas of concern for industrial operations.

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