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How to Choose Reducer/Gearbox Parts

Your conveyor relies on many different parts and components to transport various materials from one point to another. Materials transported by a conveyor may include: Sand Gravel Gold Silver Sugar Wood Paper Zinc Ideally, each conveyor component combines to form one “well-oiled machine”, reaching the desired levels of efficiency. However, if just one part isn’t […]

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How To Choose Shaft Mount Reducers

Any type of conveyor needs a variety of major and niche components to operate efficiently at peak performance. One of the more important niche components of the overall conveyor structure is the shaft mount reducer. Here we’ll take a closer look at the functionality of shaft mount reducers, why they’re important to the workings of […]

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How To Choose The Right Conveyor Backstop

Conveyor backstops protect inclined conveyors from gravity, notably when it comes to accelerated reverse runway. Backstops are safety mechanisms that stop product rollback on a stopped conveyor or drive failure. This is particularly important on fully loaded belt, as accelerated material will spill and create substantial liabilities or catastrophic damage to critical conveyor components. Essentially, […]

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How To Choose Reducer/Gearbox Gearing Parts

Whether your conveyor is working to transport sand, gravel, wood, paper, gold or sugar, it’s crucial that you can rely on it to work effectively. There are numerous moving parts that enable your conveyor to perform reliably and efficiently, transporting product over considerable distances. Some of the most important components that you’ll want to ensure […]

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How To Choose Fluid Couplings Parts

When it comes to ensuring that conveyors are working effectively and efficiently, there are many moving parts that need to be working in sync. A fluid coupling is a key component. Specifically, fluid couplings are hydrodynamic devices that work to transmit rotating mechanical energy between the likes of axes or drive shafts. They serve several […]

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ISO 9001:2015 Certification Received!

We are excited and proud to have recently met requirements to receive an ISO 9001:2015 certification on September 20, 2018 from Intertek. The certification is applicable to the Design, Manufacture, Rebuild and Distribute Conveyor Equipment and Parts. We had several reasons to pursue the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification: We recently completed a year long process of […]

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10 Sand & Gravel Conveyor Replacement Parts That Can Boost Efficiency

Conveyor systems play a vital role in many markets and industries, however, they often vary by the material they’re being used to transport and the various demands that they’re required to meet. This is especially true when it comes to conveyor systems in the sand and gravel field. When you work with such a demanding […]

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West River To Be Featured On World’s Greatest!

West River Conveyors will be featured on an upcoming television show called “World’s Greatest!” The show, that airs on the ION Network, is dedicated to bringing viewers informative, educational and entertaining television focusing on the world’s greatest destinations, products and companies. West River was approached in the fall of 2015 about appearing on the show […]

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West River Hires New Underground Sales Manager

We are pleased to announce that we’ve recently hired a new Underground Sales Manager to further develop national and international accounts. Russ James comes with a wealth of experience in the mining industry, having spent the last nine years at FMC Technologies where he was instrumental in acquiring numerous accounts. Prior to that, Russ was […]

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Underground Conveyor Innovation At Its Finest

As demand rises for refurbished and more economical conveyor equipment, West River has met that demand with new, innovative products and ideas to make customers already existing products better. In recent months, West River engineers and production planners have worked with more customers to refurbish their equipment with upgrades and add-ons to make it more […]

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