“How To” Video Index

"How To" Videos on Conveyor Drive Design and Maintenance

Conveyor Drive Design Tips

How to Calculate Belt Pull

Belt Pull & Power in Unit Handling Standard Part 1 of 4: How to calculate required belt pull and power on horizontal slider bed conveyors

Belt Pull Inclined Conveyors1

Belt Pull & Power in Unit Handling Standard Part 2 of 4: How to calculate required belt pull and power on inclined slider bed conveyors

Horizontal Roller Conveyor Belt Pull Calculations

Belt Pull & Power in Unit Handling Standard Part 3 of 4 How to calculate required belt pull and power on horizontal  roller-supported conveyors

Inclined Roller Conveyor Belt Pull Calculations

Belt Pull & Power in Unit Handling Standard Part 4 of 4: How to calculate required belt pull and power on inclined roller-supported conveyors

metric slider bed belt pull

Belt Pull & Power in Unit Handling Metric Part 1 of 2: How to calculate required belt pull and power on horizontal slider bed conveyors

Metric Roller-Supported Conveyor for Packages

Belt Pull & Power in Unit Handling Metric Part 2 of 2: How to calculate required belt pull and power on roller-supported conveyors

How to Calculate Belt Tensions

Belt Pull & Power in Bulk Handling: How to calculate bulk conveyor belt tensions

How to Calculate Belt Cleaner Drag

How to calculate conveyor belt cleaner drag and required drive power

How to Calculate Conveyor Skirtboard Drag and Power

Skirtboards Part 1 of 2: How to calculate conveyor skirtboard system drag and required drive power

How to avoid conveyor skirtboard problems

Skirtboards Part 2 of 2: How to avoid conveyor skirtboard problems

How to Design Hopper Feeder Drives

Hoppers Part 1 of 2:  How to understand hopper purposes and functions

How to Design Hopper Pressure Relief

Hoppers Part 2 of 2: How to calculate hopper drag load and required power.  How to design hopper feeder conveyor pressure relief systems

How to Calculate Energy Efficiency

How to calculate and compare belt conveyor electrical efficiency

Slide28

VFDs and Motors Part 1 of 3: How to compare required and available conveyor drive motor power using a VFD

Slide93

VFDs and Motors Part 2 of 3: Understanding force, torque, work, and power.

Slide101

VFDs and Motors Part 3 of 3: How to understand motor power, current draw, and motor cooling when using a VFD

Conveyor Drive Maintenance Tips

How to Change Small Drum Motor Oil

Changing Oil Part 1 of 2: How to change oil in small drum motors for food and unit handling

How to Change Oil in Large Motorized Pulleys

Changing Oil Part 2 of 2: How to change oil in large Motorized Pulleys for bulk handling conveyors

How to Maintain Regreasable Labyrinth Seals

How to maintain regreaseable labyrinth seals in Rulmeca Motorized Pulleys

Rulmeca drum motor cranberries

How to resist shaft seal infiltration during high pressure wash-down

How Motorized Pulleys Work

Motorized Pulley Motors Part 1 of 6: How Motorized Pulleys work

How Motors Work

Motorized Pulley Motors Part 2 of 6: How motors work

How Overcurrent Protection Works

Motorized Pulley Motors Part 3 of 6: How overcurrent and thermal protection work

How to Read Circuit Diagrams

Motorized Pulley Motors Part 4 of 6: How to read circuit diagrams

How to Use a Multimeter

Motorized Pulley Motors Part 5 of 6: How to use a multimeter

How to Identify Types of Motor Damage

Motorized Pulley Motors Part 6 of 6: How to identify types of motor damage