According to the USDA's Economic Research Service, the average
American drinks about 155 pounds of fluid milk in a year. Dairy farmers in the
U.S. produce over 212 billion pounds of milk a year. And every American
consumes about 37 pounds of cheese a year and 31.5 pounds of ice cream.
That's a lot of dairy!
Dairy foods are delic... Read more »
Performance and dependability are critical during shingle production. Belts
need to be built to take constant punishment and hold up to the rigorous
demands placed on them every day.
Apache's Volta general
conveying product line offers belts designed to meet some of the most
demanding requirements and challenging applications in the field ... Read more »
What's the price? Sometimes this question equals more than just
cost to make the purchase.
If the product fails too frequently, what's the cost to productivity? If a
product fails in production, what's the cost of downtime? If you
disappoint your customer, what's the cost of losing them? There are many
options to consider when selecting a ... Read more »
Skid loaders have been around and in use since the late 1950s. However, they
have come a long way since the original 3-wheel design with an unreliable belt
drive system. Today, skid loaders are used in many applications to eliminate
the heavy, manual labor of digging, trenching, and moving dirt around the
jobsite and farm.
According to Gre... Read more »
Hydraulics are used around us every day, but most people are somewhat
unaware of all the places they are used, or how they work.
A hydraulic hose is engineered to transfer hydraulic fluid through the
components of a hydraulic system, such as valves, tools, and actuators.
Specific adapters are used to ensure the hoses are connected correctly ... Read more »
The magic all starts with you, our
Customer Loyalty Month is every April. According to The American Customer
Satisfaction Index, although customer satisfaction is up, overall the index is
trying to rebound from a two-year low. At Apache, our customers and their
satisfaction is at the heart of everything we do.
We Respect Your ... Read more »
When the application's a tough one — think aggregate, mining,
logging, metals — it needs a belt that's even tougher. To meet this
need, Apache offers extreme-duty belt specifications with the durability to
stand up to even the most challenging uses.
Grade 1 High Tension Belt Specs
These high-tension belts are ideally suited to the aggregate... Read more »
The conveyor belt
is often blamed when belt tracking problems are encountered. While a belt can
certainly be the root of the problem, most times tracking issues stem from the
conveyor system itself. Many factors can contribute to poor belt tracking:
Improper system design
Incorrect belt installation
Wrong belt selection... Read more »