Made to Order Material Handling
While haul trucks can bring flexibility to transport applications, the short and long-term economic implications are causing operators to seek alternatives. In many cases, engineered overland conveyors (sometimes called “groundline”) are the most cost-effective method of transporting bulk material to processing plants or loading facilities.
Unstable fuel prices, permitting regulations, labor training and equipment maintenance all hit the pocketbook. As a result, more and more operations conduct feasibility studies into the use of overland conveyors for long-distance transport.
Calculations projecting the use of conveyors combined with haul trucks — or conveyors replacing haul trucks — support a dramatic return on investment following installation.
From head to tail, our overland conveyors are 100% Superior.
While most conveyor manufacturers outsource parts production, Superior uses our own ingredients. All the idlers, pulleys, scrapers and accessories – basically the operating components of your conveyor – are designed and built right here.
Accelerated Commissioning: Zipline® Conveyor
Pre-Engineered. Modular Design. Toolless Assembly.
Cost Per Ton Comparison
40-TON HAUL TRUCK
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OVERLAND CONVEYOR – 42″ (106cm)
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While our dealers are the best source, we often carry a limited amount of equipment in inventory. These will be processed through a dealer if there is coverage in your region.
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Service & Parts
We always have been and always will be a privately-owned company. That means we can add more employees to our customer service team without Wall Street breathing down our neck. Isn’t that the way it should be?
They’re the same neighbors you’d trust to babysit your dog on the weekend. Our factory-trained dealers are a local connection for sales, service and parts.
Staffed by agents born to serve others, you’re welcome to call our technical service team 24/7/365. (If you call in the middle of the night, we can’t guarantee they’re in uniform!)
You know the old saying … “square pegs don’t fit in round holes?” It’s often the case with knock-off parts. Genuine Superior are forged from the same steel as our equipment.