Category Archives: Material Handling

IBT’s Custom Pallet Unloading System Prevents Injuries

Are you concerned about your staff unloading heavy, 50-pound bags from full pallets?  IBT’s Custom Pallet Unloading System can do the heavy work for you—and prevent injuries along the way. Handles Loads Up to 4,000 pounds IBT’s Custom Pallet Unloading System is designed to handle... Read More

Hytrol Sortation System Options—5 Factors to Consider

 Implementing an automated sortation system is an important step in creating an efficient and competitive solution. There are several key factors to consider before deciding what equipment best suits your needs. Whether your goal is to streamline facility processes, prepare for future growth, or... Read More

The Solution to Premature Roller Chain Wear That’s Saving a Dessert Supplier Over $18K/Yr

CASE STUDY  When a customer was experiencing premature roller chain wear, IBT and Diamond Chain recommended a solution that led to over $18,084 in savings after ONE year. Every day, IBT service experts answer phone calls from distressed customers who are facing unexpected challenges and... Read More

Important Considerations for Designing a Bulk Conveying System

Compared to package conveyors, the design requirements of bulk conveying systems can present a whole new range of complex issues. The key to the successful conveying of bulk materials is giving ample and knowledgeable consideration to the physical, chemical and handling characteristics of the materials... Read More

Why Vulcanized Ceramic Lagging Is The #1 Abrasive Material Handling Solution

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Hot vulcanized ceramic lagging offers improved, lasting pulley protection against abuse of abrasive materials, corroding effects of moisture For conveying systems operating in harsh environments, wear is inevitable. By investing in the right protection, you can prevent that wear from damaging the system’s major components,... Read More

PPI Retro Rolls Are Designed For Easy Ehrsam Frame Drop-In Replacement

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» What do you do when the manufacturer of your idlers goes out of business and you can no longer buy the parts you need, that were designed uniquely to their brand? » What if your entire plant was designed around parts with outdated specs?... Read More

Grain Conveyor Idlers

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All grain and agriculture industry-specific conveyor idlers are available in a wide range of belt widths to meet customers' needs. [caption id="attachment_23859" align="alignright" width="300"] Image Courtesy of Martin Sprocket[/caption] Order from an array of basic conveyor idlers designed from names like PPI, Douglas and Martin. These... Read More

Grain Conveyor Pulleys

Drum Pulley for grain conveying

Order CEMA standard-duty and heavy-duty pulleys for both your belt and bucket elevator applications from IBT. We offer a full line of conveyor pulleys and accessories at competitive prices from names like PPI, Douglas, Martin and PCI. Select from a wide range of: Drum Pulleys, Lagging, Spiral... Read More

Grain Drag Chain Conveyor Systems

IBT wants to work with you to design drag chain conveyor systems that meet all your specific business needs. Our knowledgeable team of conveying systems experts, in addition to the partnerships we’ve built with top manufacturers like Essmueller and Schlagel, will ensure that you receive quality... Read More

Bucket Elevators

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Let IBT assist you with your next bucket elevator overhaul.  We are a leading distributor of Rubber and PVC leg belting that we slit to width and punch for your bucket application. Fully-line your elevator head housing and other high-wear areas with easy-to-install,  urethane liners... Read More

Grain Screw Conveying Systems

Grain Screw Conveying Systems

IBT wants to custom-engineer your next screw conveyor system, specially-designed for your operation. Give us a call today to purchase from our wide selection of screw conveyor parts and accessories for your new unit. When a conveyor goes down, IBT has you covered for all... Read More

New IBT Industrial Solutions Facility in Lubbock Offers Screw Conveyor Solutions for Customers

MERRIAM, KS—July 19, 2013—IBT Industrial Solutions has moved their Lubbock, Texas operations to a larger facility in order to offer enhanced screw conveyor capabilities to their customers in the Panhandle area. The new facility is located at 111 Slaton Road in Lubbock, and will service... Read More

Custom Air Slides Saves Equipment Manufacturer Time, Money

Ron Cowell had a challenge: it took 16-18 weeks for his supplier to deliver the custom air slides that he uses in the machines that his business, T-ROC Equipment LLC, sells to customers. Founded in 2000 by Ron Cowell and partner Tim Dehoff, T-ROC Equipment... Read More

Custom Pneumatic Control System Helps Pet Food Plant Increase Production

When Simmons Pet Food was ready to expand their facility in Emporia, Kansas, they asked IBT Industrial Solutions for help. The plant processes a wide variety of premium meats, including poultry, that goes into dog and cat food. “This is an extremely busy facility,” said... Read More

IBT Industrial Insider’s Look: Fabricating and Servicing Conveyor Belts

The Industrial Rubber Products Group (IRPG) at IBT Industrial Solutions works with custom fabricating and servicing conveyor belts every day—offering both heavyweight and lightweight options—for all types of industries.  The orders roll in daily to the company’s Central Distribution Center in Merriam, Kansas from IBT... Read More