Companies which depend on the conveyor system for daily operations may not properly take care. When breakdowns occur, the company may be out of commission for some time. It usually causes production to come to a halt. The following are some of the ways to avoid such mistakes.
It can seem silly, but watching and listening to the conveyor system helps to determine inefficiencies. Rubbing or hearing squeaking is a sign that the system is not functioning well. A buildup of dust below belted conveyors could be a sign of excessive wear. Looking for such signs and listening to the equipment every time can save you repair costs.
Another part to be observant of is the temperature of reducers and motors. This is because drastic temperature change is a sign of system overload. It may also mean too much weight on your conveyor rollers and belts.
Ensuring that proper maintenance logs are kept on a regular basis will ensure your system lasts longer. Like getting maintenance checks and oil change help to extend the life of your car, up to date logs will also do the same to a conveyor. If multiple shifts use the same …