Technical Articles

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4B Components, Ltd.


4B Components, Ltd. has published these technical articles:

(Material Handling Equipment)
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There is a demand for increasing the capacity of new and old elevators particularly for handling grain. Factors that influence the capacity of an elevator are: bucket type, shape and discharge... (View Full Article)
(Chains and Sprockets)
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Traditional chain systems use pins and circlips. The disadvantage of this type of system, is that during any maintenance repairs on the chain, the whole chain would have to be lifted out of the... (View Full Article)
(Process Controllers)
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The correct mechanical operation of machines in any industrial environment is critical for the safety of plant, equipment and personnel. The dangers associated with incorrectly operating machines can... (View Full Article)
(Electrical Distribution and Protection)
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The Coors Brewery in Burton-on-Trent has been a pilot customer for the installation of 4B's Hot-Bus Hazard Monitoring System. In the brewing industry stakes are high, since it is a high volume... (View Full Article)
(Machine and Motion Controllers)
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This guide is intended to assist with the correct installation of BC1 and Supergrip numbers 2, 3, & 4 belt fasteners.... (View Full Article)
(Electrical Distribution and Protection)
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When selecting hazard monitoring equipment for bucket elevators and belt conveyors, there is a myriad of choices available. However, before you decide on the specific type of sensor and control you... (View Full Article)
(Material Handling Equipment)
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With the demand for larger capacities, for more efficient and cost effective elevators to carry industrial products such as cement, 4B Components has researched, tested and supplied the industry for... (View Full Article)
(Chains and Sprockets)
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The 4B high power WDA reluctance sensor will detect a moving ferrous object up to 4" away. It is not affected by dust or material build up. It can be used as a slack/broken chain detector when... (View Full Article)
(Electrical Distribution and Protection)
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The ideal hazard monitoring equipment for a grain operation lasts indefinitely, works every time, and never gives you false alarms. It's possible to come close to that ideal by specifying the correct... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Machine Safeguarding)
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Although one of the most efficient machines for moving grain and other bulk granular materials, the bucket elevator is also one of the most dangerous. The dust generated from the movement of grain... (View Full Article)