Think Clean: A Blog By Dick Stahura, Sr.

THINK CLEAN: Close Calls

October 4, 2015
Close calls – we’ve all had one (if not more). With a little luck, the episode doesn’t kill us, providing the opportunity to learn something from it ...
Think Clean: A Blog By Dick Stahura, Sr.

THINK CLEAN: Durt, The Movie!

July 13, 2015
Welcome back to the old geezer’s blog! (I tried to use that as our title, but the idea was vetoed!) I’d like to reach back into the treasure chest again today for a story out of the late 1960s.......
Think Clean: A Blog By Dick Stahura, Sr.

THINK CLEAN: How can I lighten your load?

May 21, 2015
Thanks for checking out the first-ever blog by one of the oldest characters in the bulk material handling industry. I got a call from Ed Peterson recently, the Chairman of Martin Engineering, known to be a .....

Martin India Attends Powder and Bulk Solids

May 27, 2015
Martin India attended the Powder and Bulk Solids Conference, held in Mumbai in February.
Martin Foundations Training

Load Your Cargo Correctly

February 16, 2015
Before a conveyor belt is loaded, it has to be transformed into a shape that will carry bulk material. In this post and a few following, we will discuss the following points:
More from the Safety 2014 Conference

More from the Safety 2014 Conference

August 6, 2014
Last week I gave you some thoughts about my trip to Safety 2014, the annual conference of American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE). This week I have a few more thoughts to share.

An Update from Safety 2014

July 30, 2014
Last month, I attended Safety 2014, the annual professional development conference of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).
Specifying Belt Coverage

Specifying Belt Coverage

May 28, 2014

Typically, the blades of a cleaner do not cover the full width of the belt, because the full width of the belt is not typically used to carry material.

Foundations Training At ConAgg

We Help You Rock!

March 3, 2014
Learn how Martin Engineering helps tune up equipment, jam out down time and pump up production.
Jerad Heitzler, Product Specialist & Foundations Trainer

My talk with the MSHA Inspector

February 5, 2014
A couple of weeks ago I was able to spend some time with an MSHA inspector. He allowed me to ask many questions and I feel he gave me very honest and sincere answers. When we talked about conveyor safety I asked him what was the first thing he looks for. His answer was not as surprise...GUARDING.


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