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Publication Date: 10/2005
Pages: 2
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Conveyor chain surge: What to do about it

This article explains what conveyor chain surge is and how it can disrupt the smooth operation of a conveyor line. It also discusses the factors that contribute to chain surge and then outlines some solutions to avoid it.

It's said that conveyor chain surge, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. What's acceptable to one may be unacceptable and problematic to another.

Conveyors may not run as smoothly as Mercedes engines. End users must be realistic and not set their expectations higher than conveyor technology can reasonably achieve. However, most everyone agrees that if the degree of surging adversely affects coating application quality or interferes with equipment or operational interface, corrective action is required (Figure 1).

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