Did you know there are 6 ways to pay for your control system in a matter of weeks? Unbelievably, DID YOU KNOW that many companies only calibrate their belt scales once a year (if that)? How would you like to have a built-in calibration deviation alert for both your belt scales and your liquid A.C. metering?
We know. Taxes aren’t the most thrilling topic, but we think understanding the Tax Cuts and Job Act will lead to some sensational savings for you. We’ve compiled the highlights and we’ll try to make it as painless as possible! In December of 2017, President Trump signed into law, the Tax Cuts and Job
The Stansteel and Hotmix Parts & Service Team was contacted by a customer in hopes of figuring out what was wrong with their plant and hot oil system. They had a horizontal A.C. tank and a 30,000-gallon vertical A.C. tank from Brand X. Their hot oil heater had a 2.2M BTU output capacity. The
Complete Plant Control Being in control is always a good thing. We have all heard the terms cruise control, access control, climate control and of course self control. When we have control over the things around us it gives us a sense of peace that we can deal with any situation that may arise.
When you purchase a new car and the engine light illuminates as you drive off the lot, it would be considered a lemon. It has many manufacturing defects and those defects effects its performance. Unfortunately, even hundred-thousand-dollar asphalt plant equipment can be lemons. A large multi-national asphalt producer purchased a new counterflow drum
The Problem. As operators, you know that many factors can affect the result of your mix. Things like humidity, extreme heat or cold and the quality of ingredients just to mention a few. These factors can also affect your equipment, and if your machinery is not working at a premium, your output will
An Urban Batch Plant Operation Gets a Second Life A plant operating for decades faced production challenges presented by a sprawling urban environment. Learn how the Stansteel team stepped in to find creative solutions and save the plant over $4 million dollars. The problem. A contractor operating a batch plant contacted Stansteel/Hotmix
ConExpo - What is It? Over the last few weeks we have been promoting on Facebook and Linkedin the fact that we will have a booth at CONEXPO-CON/AGG. Some of our followers may not know what CONEXPO-CON/AGG is. If you fall into that category, here is what the event is all about! CONEXPO-CON/AGG
Equipment rotating on an inclined support develops a downhill axial thrust from the weight of the unit and product. Most rotating equipment is designed so that this axial thrust needs to be offset by force developed from skewing the trunnion rollers in a precise manner. The T-Trac® Alignment System establishes a properly skewed trunnion
It is so important to have the most knowledgeable and best trained employees possible. Situations at any place of business can surface that can put operations in jeopardy. Having properly trained individuals to solve those situations is imperative. Recently, a long-time veteran in the asphalt industry was out visiting a number of plants. During