Bucketology
Mar. 20, 2014

MAXI-SPLICE SUPER: The Ultimate Elevator Belt Splice

Introducing the new MAXI-SPLICE SUPER. Designed for your demanding elevator belt applications, the MAXI-SPLICE SUPER has several enhancements that make it perfect for use with elevator belts rated at 800-1200 PIW. The unique design embraces our existing MAXI-SPLICE three piece construction, and clamps together using grade 5 bolts. The SUPER is constructed using a central vice-grip section bracketed by two exterior solid clamps. Utilizing clamping force and friction to secure the load. The addition of the NBR rubber wedge protects belts for long life.More

GEAPS Exchange 2014 smashes attendance and exhibitor records
GrainNet
The 85th annual GEAPS Exchange, held Feb. 22-25 in Omaha, Neb., smashed records for attendance and exhibitors at the trade show. A total of 3,379 attended the event, sponsored by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society. The previous record was set in 2012 in Minneapolis, Minn., which saw 2,727 attendees. Attendance was helped by the central location and came in spite of a major winter storm in the upper Midwest.More

Grain and feed industry asks for FSMA rule comment extensions
Food Safety News
Now that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will no longer be held to deadlines for FSMA rule comment periods, industry groups are asking for more time to give their input on certain regulations. The National Grain and Feed Association, the American Feed Industry Association, the Pet Food Institute and the National Renderers Association requested that FDA extend the comment deadlines by 90 days for its proposed rule on preventive controls for pet food and animal feed and draft methodological approach to identifying high-risk foods.More

Learn how to address combustible dust while realizing cost savings in dust collection
Agri-Pulse
March 26, 2014
Live Session Begins at 1 p.m. CDT


In today's operating environment, you are asked to handle the collection of combustible dust in a responsible and cost-effective way. Yet the strategies you adopt to handle combustible dust have a bottom line effect on your operational costs.

Join the conversation with a panel of Donaldson Torit experts. You will learn:

  • How your collector choice may influence your combustible dust mitigation strategy
  • Why the location of your collector may help reduce the costs of explosion risk mitigation
  • What strategies for running your collectors may save you moneyMore

    Amber trays of farm grain
    The Durango Herald
    An innovative livestock feed opportunity has gained the attention of Southwest Colorado farmers and ranchers, saving some from quitting the business because of drought. "From seed to feed in six days" is the motto for Fodder Solutions, an indoor hydroponic growing system that produces fresh barley shoots for cattle, goats, sheep, horses and chickens.More

    Maxi Lift Super Splice

    Features and benefits of Maxi-Lift's Super Belt Splice.More