If you rely on conveyor belts and the belt tracking to keep your business moving, you want that belting to last as long as possible. For over 40 years, the engineering experts at MIPR Corp. have helped customers keep their conveyor belting systems running strong—minimizing downtime and maximizing the value of their investment. Following the tracking guidelines below will help you keep your belts running as long as possible.
Think of the tires on your car or truck. (We know this is a conveyor belt blog but we promise we’re going somewhere with this!) What happens when your wheel alignment is off? When car wheels are misaligned, they do not meet the road at the proper angle. Your driving performance degrades and tires begin to wear down unevenly and much faster than they normally would—leading to potentially unsafe situations. In fact, tires wear out twice as fast when not properly aligned!
Whether your company surface mines or digs down deep, we know you need conveyor belting that works as hard as your crew. Our customers in the mining industry know they can count on MIPR Corp conveyor belts to keep the line moving in even the toughest conditions.
It takes a tough constitution to work miles beneath the earth’s surface or stretched for miles across quarries and mines. In these kinds of conditions, any downtime puts more than profits on the line. Breakdowns risk lives, not just livelihoods. We know you and your team need safe, strong conveyor belting you can trust, and that is why MIPR is one of the nation’s premier resources for mining conveyor belts.
For over 40 years, the mining industry has turned to MIPR for stronger, longer-lasting conveyor belting customized to key mining applications—and we deliver. Our engineering experts have many years of direct experience sourcing and designing conveyor belting for key mining applications and our national distribution network lets us deliver the belt you need right when you need it.
Bakery Conveyor Belts Get The Job Done
Did you know that one of the biggest challenges for bakeries today is maximizing their productivity? It’s a challenge all over the food processing industry but a small-scale, franchise or medium-sized bakery operations can struggle more than others. At these operational sizes, automation may not make financial sense, but bottlenecks can form around important tasks like kneading, oven-loading, or packing.
For your profit margins to reach their fullest potential, you need to keep your baked goods moving—and nothing does that better than high quality, food-grade conveyor belting.
Overall equipment effectiveness can be measured in many ways: quantity over time, reliability, energy consumption, personnel requirements, ease of use, and upfront and maintenance costs. Your bakery conveyor belting needs to stand up to extreme temperatures—from hot ovens to refrigeration and even freezing—while reducing ingredient spillage and waste. Your bakery belts should preserve freshness and flavors during the production and packing process and resist sticking, avoid cross-contamination (gluten, allergens, and more). And always, your bakery’s conveyor belting must keep your employees and customers safe while keeping your production line running smoothly.
“I need to order a replacement conveyor belt right away!”
When a conveyor belt breaks on your line, the costs of slowed or stalled production can start adding up fast. At MIPR, we field frantic phone calls all day long from operators and supervisors who need to get things back on track after a busted belt. We understand their frustration and the urgency of their request, and we have built our national reputation on our ability to ship the highest quality replacement conveyor belting on the same day we are asked for it.
But first, we are going to need a little more information from you.
MIPR stocks and manufactures one of the most extensive ranges of standard and specialty conveyor belting in the country. We offer so many choices in size, weight, material, and style—literally hundreds of flat belts to choose from. To ship a replacement belt same-day, and to price that replacement accurately, we need to understand what you do and how your production line works. So before you pick up the phone and get your problem solved, jot down a few notes about the belt you need to be replaced.
MIPR Corp conveyor belt experts care deeply about sustainability. We are a family business and we want to leave a strong business and a healthy environment for future generations. We reduce our waste by refurbishing and repurposing conveyor belting at the end of its production life in many creative and cost-effective ways. Our case studies show how 40 years of experience, a comprehensive range of products, and same-day sample shipping keep companies all across the country moving forward—and support thriving communities.
MIPR Corp has sourced, designed, manufactured, and shipped filter and dewatering belts since 1980, so we know our filter belt facts.
What Do Filter Conveyor Belts Do?
Filter belts—also called filtration belts—are specially designed to separate or strain out different types of particulates, usually a solid from a liquid or slurry. Filter Belts are very popular in the food industry, whether you are a bakery or a mass production food plant. Other uses of Filter Belts are; sweeping away metallic shavings from machined parts, removing solids from wastewater, and straining invasive species from lakes. There is a filter conveyor belt that can do it for you—automatically. (Call us up and test us with any filtering task—we will ship a filter belt sample capable of catching it to you on the same day.)
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First and foremost, MIPR Corp conveyor belt experts are creative—and quick!—problem solvers. Our case studies show how 40 years of experience, a comprehensive range of products, and same-day sample shipping keep companies all across the country moving forward.
Our engineers recently took a call from a frustrated factory owner with an ongoing problem on a tire-shredding recycling line. Their facility featured an outdoor-to-indoor conveyor belt. Employees working outside stacked old tires on a conveyor belt that carried the tires up a 30-degree incline into a warehouse where they were tipped into a chipper. The problem? Even in fine weather, tires tended to slip back on the incline and fell off. Add rain, snow, or ice, and the frequent production slowdowns were starting to impact their bottom line.
At MIPR Corp, we have a custom conveyor belts for everything. It’s true! No matter what you are trying to transport, sort, heat, cool, or produce, MIPR Corp carries the perfect belt to keep your business moving forward. Many conveyor belt companies carry only the most popular belting types and don’t have our level of hands-on experience with more specialized conveyor belt materials and options, such as bakery belts or metal mesh belts. In fact, if you call another supplier looking for a high-temperature belt, food belt, or a Teflon glass belt, there’s an excellent chance that they will call us to find it. It happens all the time.
For over 40 years, we have specialized in conveyor belts for a wide range of applications and industries. And we mean every type of belt ( heavy industrial, light industrial, rubber, rough top, cleated, and more) for every possible application (paper mill, aggregate, recycling, wood, steel, aluminum, food, packaging, and more). Smart solutions, wide-ranging regulatory expertise, and our quick-ship sample policy solve critical problems and minimize downtime for our customers every day.
We regularly field calls from all across the country to repair, customize, ship, or install custom conveyor belts. Pick yours, and we will send you a physical sample today!
Here is another stainless steel belt that MIPR Corp has supplied a customer that has worked out very well in both high temperature and corrosion. Customer did not have a stainless steel belt in place before and this solution provided by MIPR Corp is working out very well in their corrosive environment.
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For over 40 years, the engineering experts at MIPR Corp have helped customers in critical, high-impact environments design, manufacture and deliver conveyor belts. Recently, MIPR Corp helped one lumber company protect their production line while making a powerful leap in production volume.
A sawmill of international lumber, needed to make a big jump in volume without breaking the bank upgrading their production line. As their load scaled up from 3,000 to 7,000 logs per day, they needed a smart and cost-effective solution, fast.
This sawmill operates a whole-tree, bark-on, lumber saw mill. It is a powerful, high abrasion operation running six days a week. A break in a conveyor belt that requires a changeout brings the line to a halt for 24 hours—costing the mill time and money.
MIPR Corp designers and engineers have confronted challenges just like this for over 40 years. MIPR Corp installed a much heavier duty conveyor belt to prevent future breakdowns.
- MIPR Corp completed an onsite inspection
- Belting that Won’t Break Under Pressure
As speed and volume picked up in the sawmill, conveyor belts weren’t keeping up. Worn belts catch and break, damaging products, stopping production and lowering profits. MIPR Corp engineers recommended a better belt covering for their type of business—one with the top-rated cover for strength and resistance. This simple step cut the number of belt-related production delays in half, ensuring that higher production load would mean higher profits for the company.
What is holding your business back? For a FREE evaluation of the critical components of your production line, from conveyor belts to bellows, call the experienced engineers at MIPR Corp. We solve problems, save you money and help you succeed.