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Tips4sustainability 100419112918-phpapp01
Tips4sustainability 100419112918-phpapp01
Tips4sustainability 100419112918-phpapp01
Tips4sustainability 100419112918-phpapp01
Tips4sustainability 100419112918-phpapp01
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Tips4sustainability 100419112918-phpapp01
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  • 1. 10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyor Systems
  • 2. <ul><li>Use Internet-based Communication Technology to Reduce Travel </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 3. <ul><li>Web conferencing </li></ul><ul><li>On-line engineering collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming real-time approval or testing video </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 4. <ul><li>Request Eco-Friendly Paint On Your Equipment </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 5. <ul><li>Ask for low VOC (Volatile Organic Compounds) </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 6. <ul><li>Make Use of Modular Conveyor Equipment </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 7. <ul><li>Interchangeable characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Reconfigurable components </li></ul><ul><li>Results in fewer conveyors in the used equipment “bone yard” </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 8. <ul><li>Consider Armor Starts for your </li></ul><ul><li>Controls Architecture </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 9. <ul><li>Well suited for reconfigurable conveyors </li></ul><ul><li>Allows for future power source controls </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces need for terminal boxes </li></ul><ul><li>Wire usage is greatly reduced </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 10. <ul><li>Size Motors Properly </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 11. <ul><li>Motors should run at or near top capacity </li></ul><ul><li>If load weights vary, use two-speed motors </li></ul><ul><li>Size for proper “gear-in” speeds to extend life </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 12. <ul><li>Examine Life-Cycle Energy Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Of the Motors </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 13. <ul><li>Premium-efficiency motors can offer both rebates and energy savings to pay for the motor upgrades in less than two years </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 14. <ul><li>Choose Long Lasting </li></ul><ul><li>Conveyor Belts </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 15. <ul><li>Chain selection should accommodate belt speeds, products, environment for durability </li></ul><ul><li>Modular chain allows worn areas to be replaced with minimal sections </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 16. <ul><li>Follow a preventative </li></ul><ul><li>Maintenance Plan </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 17. <ul><li>Conduct regular maintenance for conveyors and all components so systems will operate at the highest efficiency and ensure long lasting components </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 18. <ul><li>Design Energy Savings </li></ul><ul><li>Into the Conveyor Line </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 19. <ul><li>Utilize high efficiency motors </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off conveyors when not in use </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce friction wherever possible </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 20. <ul><li>Conduct a Line Audit </li></ul><ul><li>To Assess Maximum Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>And Waste Reduction </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 21. <ul><li>A well thought-out conveyor system design with appropriate controls will deliver significant ROI on energy savings as well as production efficiencies </li></ul>10 Tips for Sustainable Conveyors
  • 22. <ul><li>Nercon Eng. & Mfg., Inc. provides automation engineering and conveyor manufacturing to consumer product manufacturers </li></ul><ul><li>across North America. </li></ul><ul><li>www.nercon.com </li></ul>

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