Category Archives: IBT

DEWALT Demo Rig—Put Your Abrasive Wheels to the Test

Want to find out if you have the top-performing abrasive wheels for your dollar—without leaving your facility?  The innovative DEWALT Demo Rig will be driven right to your location, where you can test your current abrasive wheel against other models. “We take a wheel right... Read More

Thern Silo Crane Adds Value to Your Business + Pays For Itself

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If you've ever had to move heavy equipment to the top of a silo or grain elevator, then you know that it’s not easy—or cheap. Renting a crane can easily cost $300/hour and, at that rate, a 10-hour repair operation can run you upwards of... Read More

Drag Conveyors – Higher Throughput and Efficiencies

Drag Conveyor

Screw conveyors don’t always work best for every application.  In fact, switching to a drag conveyor can sometimes save you a significant amount of money over the life of the conveyor. “There’s no one conveyor that can solve every problem,” said John Coxon, Bulk Handling... Read More

IBT & Affiliated Distributors — The Relationship Behind Your Continued Success

Although many aren't familiar with the name “Affiliated Distributors,”  this organization plays a major role - behind the scenes - when it comes to buying industrial supplies from independent distributors like IBT Industrial Solutions. Our partnership with Affiliated Distributors (AD) allows us to continue providing our customers with the best solutions... Read More

Top 3 Reasons Why Keyless Locking Devices are the Best Choice for Rotating Applications

Climax Keyless Locking Devices (KLDs) are mechanical bushings used to connect power transmission components onto rotating shafts. KLDs work with straight bore and generous tolerances, reducing component machining and complexity cost. In addition, KLDs are installed and removed using simple hand tools; no heat or... Read More

How To Identify Bearings — And Why It’s Important

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In an industry where technology is constantly advancing, best installation and maintenance practices of the parts that keep our applications functioning day-to-day, often get overlooked. That's why we're going back to the basics. With the help of  this easy guide, you'll soon be able to better Identify Bearings in your own workplace.... Read More

Koyo Training Vehicle Delivers Bearing Training — Right to Your Front Door

Looking for inexpensive bearing training that can be done at your location?  The Koyo Training Vehicle brings it right to your doorstep, free of charge—and it can even be customized to your operation or industry. What is the Koyo Training Vehicle (KTV)? The Koyo Training... Read More

AD Selects IBT as “Member of the Year” for 2016

AD Award

IBT Industrial Solutions was selected by Affiliated Distributors (AD) as the 2016 Member of the Year for their Bearings and Power Transmission Division. Chosen by Popular Vote IBT was chosen by popular vote from 32 supplier members of AD.  The company was selected for “going... Read More

Avoid Forklift Accidents—with Collision Awareness Products

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Did you know that more than 40% of all forklift fatalities are caused by an individual being struck—or run over—by a forklift?  According to OSHA, forklift accidents account for 61,800 minor injuries, 34,900 serious injuries, and 85 deaths every year. The Danger of Warehouse Intersections... Read More

Ask These Questions—to Get the Right Process Pump

Need a new process pump?  David Brown, a Product Specialist at IBT Industrial Solutions, recommends giving as much info as you can when ordering—to avoid getting the wrong pump. Avoid Expensive Mistakes “There are many different types of process pumps,” Brown said.  “We sell at... Read More