Stockpile Sealing and Management

Posted on August 13, 2020 in Dust Control, and Material Handling

How Safe Is Your Stored Material? Stockpiles are an integral part of any bulk material handling system, such that proper raw material can be retrieved for continued production. Stockpile management requires sealing and protecting the piles from moisture; an improved environmental profile; good-neighbor efforts; and, if the material is combustible, inhibiting oxygen. If inactive storage […]

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Respirable Silica Dust: How Do You Keep It Under Control?

Posted on July 16, 2020 in Dust Control

Silica (silicon dioxide) is one of the most common elements on Earth. It can be found in two forms, crystalline and non-crystalline. Materials containing crystalline silica are non-hazardous unless agitated, such as by blasting, crushing, chipping and grinding, which can create tiny particles called respirable crystalline silica. In bulk material handling, if a resulting silica […]

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The MaxZone® Plus System

Posted on June 30, 2020 in Conveyor Belts, and Material Handling

Cost-Cutting Innovation in the Belt Conveyor Load Zone Most bulk material handlers will experience the challenge of excess spillage and dust in the load zone. This is especially true when a misaligned transfer point chute creates a flawed transition of material onto the receiving belt. Improper or off-center loading can further cause the belt to […]

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Total Dust Management: A 360° Approach to a Safer, More Efficient Operation

Posted on May 21, 2020 in Dust Control, Fugitive Dust Emissions, and Material Handling

As a bulk material handler, you want to process the most product in the least time in the safest, cleanest environment. A major obstacle to that goal is spillage and fugitive dust, which create lost product, more maintenance, lost time, and more hazards to both staff and the community. Conquering fugitive dust requires a complete […]

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Benetech COVID-19 Response

Posted on April 27, 2020 in News

To our Clients, Partners and Friends, Benetech has taken significant steps to ensure the safety of our employees, customers we serve and surrounding communities during these challenging times.  We are “ALL IN” and 100% committed to continue our support and service to industries that serve as the backbone of our economy and nation. Please know your […]

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Conveyor Chute Inspection Doors

Posted on April 15, 2020 in Maintenance

Making Maintenance Quicker and Easier Bulk material handlers know the importance of consistent periodic maintenance: Optimal maintenance depends on convenient access to the conveyor chute and skirt box system for inspection and clean-out. However, in many operations, system inspection requires removing the door slowly, bolt by bolt – and then putting it back on the […]

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The MaxZone® System: Taking Command of Your Load Zone

Posted on March 13, 2020 in Conveyor Belts

Efficient, consistent bulk material systems carry and deliver raw material from one point to the next as planned with few interruptions. As you’re aware, the load zone can be a problem area standing in the way of that operational goal. At the same time, you may not always have the budget or the time for […]

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Conveyor Belt Tracking: Keeping Material Loads in Line

Posted on February 3, 2020 in Conveyor Belts

Bulk material handlers want to achieve optimal production with efficient maintenance and minimal downtime. When conveyor belts become misaligned, they can cost the plant in lost labor, time and material, as well as in compromised safety. If left unattended, they can also lead to equipment damage such as shredding of the belt. As your partner […]

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Water-Based Dust Collection: Safe, Simple, Compact

Posted on December 26, 2019 in Dust Control

Bulk material handlers are well aware of the complications created by dust. If not controlled properly, it can cause both serious safety hazards and production problems. Dry dust collection is one of the top causes of combustible dust incidents (up to 40%). The system is also expensive to install and maintain. Other difficulties of dry […]

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Bulk Material Flow Aids: Prevention and Cure All in One

Posted on December 5, 2019 in Material Flow

Bulk material-handling professionals know that a steady material flow is vital to production and profitability – and, just as important, customer service. This consistency requires that chutes, bins, hoppers, silos and bunkers all be free of pluggage and material build-up. Experience has taught you that maintaining material flow can be a challenge, especially if you’re […]

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