Posts by IBT Inc

How to Select the Right Pallet Conveyor System for Your Operations

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Businesses that load, ship, or store large, heavy products or large quantities often incorporate pallets into their operations.  However, it is not always an easy task handling these pallets and the products that are loaded onto them in a timely and cost-effective way.  With the... Read More

What to Expect When Building Your Custom Conveying System with IBT

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At IBT, our goal is to keep our customers’ operations up and running smoothly as long and as pain-free as possible. And, we don’t take breakdowns and replacements lightly.  Our team of Conveying Systems Engineering experts understands the importance of finding and speccing just the... Read More

Keyless Locking Devices are a Superior Solution for Shaft Connections in Large Bore Applications

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Traditional large cast-iron couplings aren’t the only option when it comes to connecting shafts in large bore applications found in lumber, steel, rail, recycling, and paper industries. Both the H2CC series two-piece clamping couplings and the C600 series keyless rigid couplings by Climax are two... Read More

Spiral Conveyors | Learn the Advantages & Compare Ambaflex Solutions 

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Spiral conveyors transfer loads up and down quickly and efficiently, without interrupting the conveying process or extra manual handling or transfers to other equipment.  They're ideal for mezzanines, multilevel buildings, or elevated conveyor lines. But, there are four primary advantages of spiral conveyors that other... Read More

Work Smarter Not Harder With OPTIME™

Never before has condition monitoring been described by industrial professionals as ‘easy’ or ‘affordable.’ That is, until now. Peace of Mind With Schaeffler’s award-winning, cloud-based solution OPTIME, it’s never been easier to check on the condition of hundreds of rotating machines at any time. OPTIME... Read More

Timken® Self-Aligning Mounted Bearings Offer Superior Strength and Sealing

Timken® Self-Aligning Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units

Designed for mills, mines, power plants and other unforgiving environments. If dirt and debris are costing you downtime, a stronger mounted bearing solution might be the answer. Timken® Self-Aligning Tapered Roller Bearing Housed Units are designed for applications from aggregate and steel to mining and... Read More

How to Measure a Conveyor Roller

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The most important consideration when looking at replacing conveyor rollers is making sure the roller is measured properly. Though rollers have standard measurements, they can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. Therefore, knowing how to properly measure your conveyor roller, as well as which measurements to... Read More

How to Select the Best Conveyor System for Your Unit Handling Application

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The proper selection and sizing of a conveyor is critical to successfully meeting your production goals. However, investing in a new conveyor system can be daunting and there are a number of key factors to be considered.  Here are five baseline questions that our Conveying... Read More

When to Replace a Unit Handling Conveyor

Is your unit handling conveyor improving or hindering your production efficiency and bottom line? With proper maintenance—and consideration for certain factors like the type of product and usage rates—conveyor systems can last up to 10 years and generate an excellent return on investment (ROI).  There... Read More

Top 3 Upgrades To Improving Your Material Handling/Conveying System

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Upgrades...Sometimes they’re exciting. You get a new phone, new software, maybe a new car.  Awesome, right?! And then there are the upgrades we do unwillingly because we simply have to. With your Material Handling and Conveying Systems, you can have a mix of both sometimes... Read More

Choose Automatic Lubrication For Your Yellow Iron Equipment

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Tired of manually lubricating your yellow iron equipment? IBT Industrial Solutions can help. For your convenience, we not only sell but install automatic lubrication systems on equipment for brands like Caterpillar, Komatsu, and John Deere. With many pumps to choose from, IBT’s professionally-trained technicians can... Read More

Beat Downtime with Dodge® Food Grade Products

Food producers, don’t let corrosive agents, moisture, or harsh-cleaning chemicals impact your operations. With the average recall costing $10 million, it’s time to reconsider if your current equipment can protect you from unnecessary downtime and expensive repairs.  That’s where Dodge® Food Safe products can help.... Read More

Transform Your Workspace with Continental’s Shop In A Box

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Avoid downtime by transforming your workspace into an in-house hydraulic and industrial hose crimp shop with Continental’s Shop In A Box. This turnkey setup features everything you need to get the job done quickly including: Four Crimpers to Choose From PC-125: Crimps -20 B2 fittings... Read More

Shaft Collars – How Small Parts Work & Keep Our World Moving Forward

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Shaft collars ...this small and vital tool is something most of us overlook, and you might not even know it existed. This small piece is likely used in every plant or manufacturer that made your, well….everything. From processing your favorite foods to your keeping up... Read More

Rugged Operations Dragging Down Performance? It’s Time for Timken!

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Are your rugged operations causing premature failure of your bearings and housings? Tough jobs like mining and bulk handling can do a number on your equipment. Downtime and labor to fix failing equipment is money out of your pocket! When you're facing this challenge it’s... Read More