4B Components Newsletter - The Scoop
Watchdog Super Elite - WDC4


In an effort to continuously seek safety improvements for the grain industry, 4B Components announced the fully integrated, new and improved Watchdog Super Elite WDC4 for bucket elevators and belt conveyors. This enhanced hazard monitoring system processes signals from sensors for belt misalignment, belt speed and slip, continuous bearing temperature, pulley misalignment and plug conditions. The latest release, WDC4, offers easier setup and navigation menus driven by an LCD display with pre-programmed monitoring configurations, accessible at the unit or remotely by mobile connection.

For more information and a quote for your monitoring application, contact 4B today!

Increase Receiving Capacity


Interested in adding 75% receiving capacity without halting operations? Ray-Carroll County Grain Growers did just that in 2015. The 2.8-million-bushel county elevator in Carrollton, MO was faced with a rapidly growing customer base amidst constant receiving. Shutting down the facility, that receives 20-million bushel of corn a year, was not an option. Read how they increased capacity without pausing operations...



After being named an International Member of Distinction at the 2016 GEAPS Exchange, Rick Fifer has entered retirement. With over 30 years of experience at 4B Components, Rick has earned a wealth of knowledge and friendships. Clearly an expert, Rick offered dependable solutions to customers across the globe. Please join us in celebrating his achievements and encouraging his leisure-filled future.

With big shoes to fill, Randy Longbrake accepted the challenge to walk alongside Rick consuming his experience during his final year at 4B. With over 20 years of experience in material handling manufacturing and development, Randy was able to quickly marry his training with Rick’s skillset. Randy offers a keen eye for efficiency improvements, having worked with original equipment manufacturers. His ability to analyze an existing system and apply the proper components, delivers impressive returns for minimal investment. Try him out for yourself!  Schedule an audit today: rlongbrake@go4b.com

SpeedMaster Video


The SpeedMaster™ provides independent, real time, and complete verification of your entire speed monitoring system. Watch the 3 minute product video for more information.

4B Tech Team


After your 4B products have been installed by a qualified electrician, 4B's commissioning service is available to inspect and certify proper installation of our sensors and control units prior to operation. 4B's team of systems specialists are also available for annual site inspections and system testing. For more information on 4B's technical services, click here.

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