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  • Low-Maintenance Conveyor Belt Plows Extend Tail Pulley Life

    October 30, 2014

    Martin Engineering offers a complete line of high-performance components for reducing fugitive material entrapment and improving conveyor tail pulley protection under virtually any belt conditions. This family of products provides consistent blade pressure across the belt plane, producing little...

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  • Vibratory Screening Conveyors

    October 30, 2014

    Machine and Process Design Inc. manufactures a full line of vibratory screening conveyors to meet processing needs. These conveyors are designed to separate fines, lumps/overs, or both, to achieve a targeted particle size range. Screens have a wide range of perforations sizes that are designed for...

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  • Tubular Cable Conveyor Moves Fragile Bulk Products

    October 29, 2014

    Flexicon’s Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyor transfers friable food and non-food products gently, quietly, and dust-free. The conveyor moves material using high-strength polymer discs affixed to a stainless steel or galvanized cable that slide within smooth stainless steel tubing routed...

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  • Vibrating Equipment Line with UHMW Liners

    October 29, 2014

    Vibra Screw Inc. announces the availability of its vibrating equipment line with Ultra High Molecular Weight (UMHW) liners. UMHW is used extensively as a wear and flow promoting material offering high-impact strength, superior abrasion resistance, and a slick contact surface. It meets FDA, USDA,...

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  • Chain vs. Cable Drag Conveyors

    October 20, 2014

    Understanding the differences between a chain and a cable drag conveyor will maximize your purchase and improve your returns. When selecting a mechanical conveyor for total cost of ownership, it is important to consider total up-time, cost and time of repairs, and mode of failure. Depending on...

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  • Optimum Screw Conveyor Hygiene

    October 13, 2014

    Van Beek from the Netherlands has designed and patented the SpeedClean screw cleaning method that speeds up and improves the cleaning of screw conveyor systems and makes them ergonomic. Hygiene standards for the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and meat and food processing industry are continually...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Soar

    October 13, 2014

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its August 2014 booked orders increased 27.5% when compared to August 2013 orders. When compared to July 2014 booked orders, August 2014 booked orders were up 49.5%. August booked orders were down 6.2% for Bulk Handling...

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  • Ultra Clean Conveyor Introduced

    October 13, 2014

    Eaglestone Equipment introduces the Ultra Clean conveyor, specifically designed to be used in aggressive environments and made from 75% thicker steel than competitive models. With a more durable stainless steel body and numerous variations for the belt, this conveyor can be customized to fit any...

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  • Wheat Appointed President at 4B Components

    October 8, 2014

    4B Group, a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, announces the appointment of Johnny Wheat as president of 4B Components Ltd with responsibility over North, Central, and South America. Wheat joined 4B more than 22 years ago...

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  • CEMA Expands Membership to the Americas

    October 2, 2014

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) president, Jerry Heathman, announced that CEMA's directors approved expanding membership to all of the countries in the Americas, noting that the Americas are natural and historical markets for the membership and generally use CEMA and...

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