Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


Replaceable bearing rolls up savings

Conveyor Systems & Engineering has come up with a replacement conveyor bearing that could cut the cost of replacement parts by up to 60%.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 22, 2011

Conveyor Systems & Engineering (Booth 3959) has come up with a replacement conveyor bearing that could cut the cost of replacement parts by up to 60%, said Peter Zuiko, company president.

The replaceable bearing fits rollers of various sizes and materials, and features a threaded housing and integrated tightening tool for quick replacement without special tools. The product eliminates the cost of replacing entire rollers to get fresh bearings, and also cuts disposal and recycling cost. “It will significantly reduce the cost of replacement parts such as the rollers,” said Zuiko.

Volume availability is slated for June. Zuiko said the units are of high interest to large warehouses looking to slash the cost of roller replacement, which can exceed $1 million annually, and also to conveyor equipment manufacturers.

ProMat 2011 will be held March 21 - 24, 2011 at McCormick Place South in Chicago. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry.

Read all of Modern’s ProMat 2011 coverage

 

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

You realize the power and necessity of mobile and wireless technology; however, pulling the trigger to change internal processes (and write those big checks) is another matter entirely. Whether your organization is moving from "pencil" procedures or upgrading, you cannot afford to be wrong when making these critical decisions.

FedEx said GENCO will continue to operate as an independent company until the deal is complete in early 2015.

An estimated 250 technicians are to complete a two-week training program within the first year.

After the check presentation, the team scored another four touchdowns to total $59,000.

Winners to be announced at April forum focusing on best practices, challenges, and benefits associated with reusables in a supply chain.

Article Topics

News · Conveyors · ProMat 2011 · All topics


© Copyright 2013 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA