Superior Industries launches new iPhone app for conveyor users

Morris, MN – Superior Industries, a leading American manufacturer of conveying equipment and conveyor components, announced completed development today of the company’s first ever iPhone app. Known as “ConveyCalc,” the free app is available for download in the App Store. Notable features include:

  • Operating Cost Calculator

Input variables like operator salary, fuel costs, conveyor horsepower and annual repair expenses to compare costs of operating a conveyor versus a loader.

  • Stockpile Volume Calculator

Input two variables, conveyor length and radial arc travel angle, for this calculator to determine stockpile volume in cubic tons, short tons and metric tons.

  •  Belt Capacity Calculator

This calculator helps bulk material handlers maintain accurate levels of material on belts. Inputting a few common variables will return a conveyor’s maximum capacity.

  •  Horsepower Calculator

Knowing a conveyor’s length, width, lift and belt capacity will calculate minimum horsepower requirements for the given application.

  •  Conveyor Lift Calculator

Input two variables, the angle of the conveyor and its length, for this calculator to reveal a conveyor’s center-to-center lift in feet.

ConveyCalc is available for free download in the App Store and is compatible with iPhones running iOS 5 software. Visit to learn how to upgrade your iPhone for free.

About Superior Industries

Headquartered inMorris,Minnesota, Superior Industries designs and fabricates a full line of conveying equipment, telescoping conveyors, supply-erect systems, feed systems, conveyor idlers, pulleys, as well as other conveyor components. Besides Morris, the company operates from manufacturing facilities inPrescott Valley,Arizona, andNorcross,Georgia.


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