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Amsted Rail Taps Jorgensen for Conveyor Belt Upgrades
November 14, 2017
In 2014 Amsted Rail, a leading manufacturer of railroad car components and systems in Petersburg, Virginia, realized their existing chip conveyors were falling apart. The conveyors were handling chips from the turning of large steel parts. The conveyors were constantly jamming up from having bushy stringers not being conveyed out of the current units and from what Mark Vieira, machining process engineer observed, the maintenance technicians were using a pipe wrench on the motor shaft to force the conveyor past the jam.