Author Archives: Slideways, Inc.

Selecting the Right Plastic Material – Heat Resistance

Plastic compounds come in a staggering array of formulations and materials for a wide range of industries, applications, and products. Selecting the right plastic material that offers excellent heat resistant properties is critical for any application in which thermal properties … Continue reading

Metal Detectable UHMW

Metal-detectable ultra-high molecular weight (UHMW) polyethylene is an ideal solution for rugged, wear-resistant moving components used in food processing, bottling and canning, packaging, pharmaceutical manufacturing – any system in which it’s critical to detect and prevent potential contamination threats that … Continue reading

High Performance Conveyor Components

Demanding manufacturing processes faced with extreme environmental or stringent liability challenges need conveyor systems that can meet high standards of performance and reliability. If you’re a discrete or process manufacturer operating in a tough production environment, upgrading your conveyor systems … Continue reading

Conveyor Component Tips

Virtually every materials handling system, such as a conveyor system, is subject to advanced wear caused primarily by friction. Conveyor components – no matter how durable and well-made – eventually wear out, often causing unnecessary downtime and added expense.. However, … Continue reading