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Automated Material Handling System

July 1, 2010
National Bulk Equipment IncDesigned specifically for fully automated handling and processing of highly abrasive, non free-flowing metal flake material, this self-contained bulk material handling system ensures reliable, repeatable material supply to integrated feeders that meter material for introduction to an inline briquetter. Processed briquettes are conveyed downstream for reclamation. Material supply hoppers with live-bottom, variable frequency drive discharge-metering conveyors transfer material to inclined, cleated, belt conveyors. Downstream sensors monitor material supply requirements and automatically call to discharge-metering conveyors for material as process rates dictate. Integrated material feeders receive and prepare material for metered discharge to the briquetter. NBE Integrated automation centralizes all drive controlling, material feed sensing, material routing, and control layer monitoring and reporting to a single, UL-listed HMI, designed and built by NBE.
National Bulk Equipment Inc., Holland, MI 616-399-2220 www.nbe-inc.com