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  • Helix Flexible Screw Conveyor

    September 25, 2012

    Hapman’s Helix conveyor’s rugged construction consists of one moving part – a helicoid screw that rotates inside a fixed tube. Fewer components keep maintenance time and costs to a minimum without sacrificing performance. The Helix conveyor is simple to operate and easily tailored...

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  • Screw Conveyors for Cement and Filler

    September 24, 2012

    These screw feeders offer compact drives with built-in bearings and flanged-mounted standard motors. The benefits of this configuration are reduced footprint, perfect shaft centring, and a smaller number of parts subject to wear and tear. Another important design feature is the ball jointed,...

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  • Tripper Discharges for Overhead Belt Conveyors

    September 21, 2012

    Filling material bins more evenly and completely from an overhead belt conveyor is simplified with tripper-style discharges. A gravity tripper and powered tripper are available. Gravity tripper models include 1-, 2-, and 3-way. The 3-way tripper pictured can distribute material to the right, left,...

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  • Six-Month CEMA Orders up Nearly 23% over 2011

    September 21, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first six months of 2012 increased 22.79% compared to the same period in 2011, with total orders of $5.46 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first 6 months...

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  • Clean-Flow Flexible Screw Conveyor

    September 20, 2012

    Well suited to food-grade or sanitary conveying applications that include a wide range of very fine to coarse powders, flakes, granules, pellets,  irregular-shaped, and difficult-to-handle bulk solids. Advantages include a conveyor that can be disassembled, cleaned, and reassembled in a short...

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  • Reusable Steel Can Trough and Return Idlers

    September 19, 2012

    These patented steel can trough and return idlers include two tapered roller bearings in each hub (4 per idler) for longer service life. In addition to lasting up to three times longer than traditional two-bearing designs, the unique design withstands more severe applications than traditional...

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  • Aero-Mechanical Conveyors

    September 17, 2012

    Aero-mechanical conveyors offer an energy-efficient alternative to pneumatic conveying but correct rope monitoring is essential for optimum operation and maximum rope life. Spiroflow offers an AMC with a patented automatic rope tensioning, monitoring adjustment system. The patented integral ‘...

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  • DEM Solutions is Latest CEMA Member

    September 13, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) has announced that DEM Solutions (Hanover, NH) is the latest member of the association. Since its foundation by Dr. John Favier in 2002, DEM Solutions Ltd has been providing simulation technology and know-how to address the needs of...

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  • CEMA July Booked Orders up 44.8% over 2011

    September 11, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2012 booked orders increased 44.8% when compared to July 2011 orders. When compared to June 2012, booked orders were down 7.6%. July booked orders were up 1.7% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 14.9% for Unit...

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  • Automated Dumper/Conveyor Cell

    September 10, 2012

    Ensign’s automated dumping and conveying systems provide efficient, cost-effective methods for moving bulk materials. This PLC automated cell can discharge gaylords, drums, carts, or other bulk containers, and convey material into downstream processing equipment with minimal operator...

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