- July 14, 2020
6 Top Tips for Better Conveyor Maintenance
- What about a Maintenance Technician?
Maintenance Technicians are worth their ‘weight in gold’. They keep everything functioning, helping you to eliminate downtime by making sure all of your equipment is in working order and fit for purpose. With our help, your onsite maintenance technicians can be fully trained on all of our conveyor systems, making sure that whichever conveyor you have, your project reaches its full potential, offering you the best return on your hire or purchase spend. S
- Making sure you have the right spare parts
We always have conveyors parts in stock, dispatching them as soon as possible but its always a good idea to make sure you have your own stock of parts so that you can quickly repair or maintain your conveyor system. It avoids unwanted project delays and we can help you to identify critical parts, making sure you have a ‘bank of spare parts’ to keep your conveyors moving.
- Preventive Conveyor Maintenance
It’s sometimes easy to forget about maintenance and just focus on fixing something when it breaks but we all know that maintenance and servicing reduce future problems so it’s a good idea to make sure someone takes responsibility for maintaining your conveyors and other equipment on a regular basis. Preventive care means less downtime, cost, and frustration so just like a car, give it the TLC it needs on a regular basis.
- Conveyor System Audits
It’s important to continually inspect your conveyor system to make sure it’s running smoothly and we can help you with that by offering a system audit which includes a periodic inspection of your complete conveyor system. The inspection means we can highlight any potential issues before they get really serious and unfortunately have a negative impact on your project.
- Obsolete Conveyor Parts
Keep up to date on the conveyor parts you need and which parts are still available is important so that you can understand better how much investment will be needed in the future. If some parts are obsolete you might need to bite the bullet and hire or purchase a brand new conveyor system, or it may be that working together we can help you to keep a stock of the right parts to avoid downtime in the future. If a part is obsolete we will offer the best guidance on how to overcome this problem.
- How to repair your conveyor wisely
Maintaining a conveyor can seem overwhelming but it’s important to know the best way to repair your system so that you are not constantly looking for the toolbox! We can help you to identify how individual parts link with one another so that you can replace exactly what needs to be replaced at the same time, preventing future failures. So, from bearings to a critical drive, pulleys, and belts, repairing wisely will save you time and money.
Coveya can not only help you to find the right conveyor for your project and site but we can also help you to maintain, service and operate your conveyor so it works as it should, offering you the best return and practical solution for materials handling. With an extensive range of parts in stock and a team of experts on hand to help and advise you, Coveya leads the way in conveyor systems that will keep your project moving.
Call us on 0800 915 9195 to find out more.