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Fighting Conveyor Corrosion

Mitigating conveyor corrosion starts with identifying causes and designing the most durable piece of equipment. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction The industrial sector is one of the largest and most important drivers of global economic growth and stability. Whether it is mining, paper & pulp, fertilizer or utilities, the impact of the billions of dollars at stake […]

Put Safety First with En-Masse

Employing this conveyor design throughout an operation achieves the added benefit of increased productivity. By Andrew Parker, President, CDM Systems, Inc. Introduction According to data from the World Monetary Fund, the annual cost to U.S. businesses due to lost time from workplace injuries exceeds the gross domestic product (GDP) of 91 countries worldwide1. Injuries and illness caused by working conditions […]

CDM Systems Head Shaft Assembly Video

CDM conveyors provide rugged, reliable service. Also contributing to maximum uptime is easy field maintenance. As this animation illustrates, the head shaft assembly on CDM conveyors features a segmental drive sprocket design that allows tooth plate replacement on the drive sprockets without the removal of the drive shaft.

CDM Systems Drag Chain Conveyor with Drop-Forged Chain Video

Watch live as our Drop-Forged Chain moves through a Drag Chain Conveyor. See what your material sees.

CDM Systems En-Masse Conveyor Video

Watch as the CDM En-Masse Drag Chain Conveyor moves material. The En-Masse conveying principle is the most efficient form of material handling for high volume operations.

CDM Systems Company Introduction Video

CDM Systems started more than 40 years ago under the premise that building the highest quality, longest-lasting conveyors for heavy-duty industrial applications started with the chain. Learn about our exclusive Drop-Forged Chain, Drag Chain Conveyors and company.

CDM Systems Drag Conveyors – Features and Benefits Video

While each conveyor is designed and built on a per suit / application basis we include these following features within nearly all of our conveyors. Our objective to supply a piece of equipment to our customers that not only exceeds their expectations in performance but allows for ease of maintenance, replacement of normal wear items, and a design that mitigates […]

CDM Systems Drag Conveyors – Features and Benefits Our Competitors Overlook

While each CDM conveyor is designed and built on a per-suit / per-application basis, we include certain features with nearly all of our equipment. These features allow us to achieve our objective to provide our customers with material handling solutions that not only exceed their expectations for performance but also enable ease of maintenance, fast replacement of normal wear items, […]

Advantages of an En-Masse Drag Chain Conveyor for a Central Heating System

Central heating systems, especially when older, can become costly due to their lack of efficiency and the large amount of maintenance they demand. A university located in North Dakota realized such a challenge with their aging central heating system. With the update came some strict budgeting goals and ROI stipulations. To go along with the high-efficiency boilers purchased by a […]

Choosing the Right Conveyor to Solve Feedstock Handling Challenges

A small power producer needed to supply a nearby malting facility with its electricity and heating needs. However, the power producer was struggling to do so due to unexpected downtime and poor material distribution due to the current conveyors at the facility. Material flow issues were due to the shortcomings of the layout and plant design. The original conveyor(s) were […]