Case Study: Coastal Manufacturing/Taylor Farms

Mark Hoffseth, president of Coastal Manufacturing, talks about their experience with the Van der Graaf drum motor, why they use it and why their clients have upgraded their old systems to the drum motor. 

...we experienced about a 3-5% failure rate, during the first year, on the motor and gearbox, and once we switched to Van der Graaf, that failure rate during the first year, dropped to about 1%, and we've even had years with 0% failure rate - Mark Hoffseth

Jorge Sanchez of Taylor Farms also shares how the Van der Graaf drum motor has helped increase sanitation and safety in their facility.

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Upcoming Seminar: Eliminating Foreign Material Contamination

Learn how to eliminate foreign material contamination with the Van der Graaf Drum Motor that requires no sprockets. Designed and engineered to drive conveyor belts in food processing plants where sanitation is paramount.

Join us at Process Expo booth #3816 at 12:40 pm on September 19th for the Eliminating Foreign Material Contamination seminar.

Van der Graaf Intralox 2400 Continuous Profile SSV Sanitary Drum Motor

Process Expo 2017

At the Process Expo, Van der Graaf will showcase two new belt-drive solutions to address equipment sanitation. The all stainless steel sprockets and all stainless steel continuous profile design for driving modular and extruded belts. While nylon and acetyl sprockets are still available, the strength and wear resistance of the all stainless steel sprockets and continuous profile design will prolong maintenance cycles and reduce maintenance cost.

Join us in Chicago, IL on September 19th at booth N-1473 to see the latest conveyor drive solutions for food processors.

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Van der Graaf SSV Sanitary Drum Motor

How Food Processors like Taylor Farms Use Conveyor Drives to Meet Food Safety Standards

Mark Hoffseth, president of Coastal Manufacturing, talks about the impact of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) to food manufacturers. He shares how Coastal Manufacturing and their clients have been able to update to cleaner, more reliable conveyor drives to meet the higher level of sanitation standards.

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