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  • Shaftless Screw Conveyors: a Perfect Solution for Handling Bulk Solids

    April 12, 2012

    The screw conveyor has been around since 267 BC when Archimedes came up with the brilliant idea to use a spiral incline plane to pump water for irrigation purposes. Figure 1 shows Archimedes’ original design. Since then, the screw conveyor has been used in thousands of industrial applications...

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  • Screw Conveyor with Metal Detection Transfers Plastic Chips

    March 27, 2012

    A major Michigan plastics recycling company required a conveyor to automatically transport plastic chips from a grinder feeding a cyclone to a Gaylord box without operator intervention. In addition to conveying the plastic chips the company needed to detect and remove stainless steel, brass, mild...

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  • CEMA Welcomes Two New Members

    March 23, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently welcomed two new members to its association: Jim Myers & Sons Inc. and Foster Wheeler USA Corp. Jim Myers & Sons Inc. is located in Pineville, NC and specializes in screw conveyors, bulk equipment, systems, and components,...

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  • Guardian Grease Purged Seal

    March 21, 2012

    The Guardian grease purged seal offers a low profile and easy retrofit, replacing most waste pack and air purge seals with zero interchangeability problems allowing the use of standard 4-bolt flange bearings. Features include: effective up to 215ºF and 15 psi (higher for short durations); HT...

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  • TipTrak Bucket Elevator

    March 21, 2012

    TipTrack is a gentle handling, low maintenance, spillage-free bucket elevator for handling powders and bulk solids. The interlocking buckets ensure spillage-free loading while the "Z" configuration (which eliminates transfers) results in gentl handling of product. The buckets run in...

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  • Elevator Buckets Made with FDA-Compliant Resins

    March 21, 2012

    These elevator buckets are manufactured with FDA-compliant resins. Tapco FDA Nylon resin is compliant with FDA Regulations Title 21 CFR177.1500, 21 CFR175.105, 21 CFR178.2010, and 21 CFR 177.300. Tapco’s trademarked blue pigment in polyethylene meets the stringent standards under Food...

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  • Floveyor Aeromechanical Conveyor

    March 21, 2012

    The Floveyor aeromechanical conveyor loads dry bulk materials simply, efficiently, and quickly. From bulk bags into elevated hoppers or process vessels, from railcars or bulk trucks into silos, from small bags into feeder hoppers, from drums into fillers, the Floveyor transfers all types of...

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  • Safety Stop Switch Detects Cable Breaks

    March 20, 2012

    The “Broken-Cable” version of the Model RS series of cable-operated safety stop switches incorporates a detection device that signals whenever the actuation cable is severed or pulled. The Model RSB was developed to meet the stringent requirements of safety agencies worldwide. This...

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  • Precision Screw Conveyors Deliver Maximum Uptime

    March 20, 2012

    Designed for the harshest environments, these screw conveyors are precision machined to move virtually any dry, granular, or powdery material, even abrasive substances like fly ash, coal, coke, volcanic cinders, diatomaceous earth, and pebble lime, smoothly and uniformly without packing or jamming...

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  • CEMA Booked Orders up 5.5% in January

    March 16, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its January 2012 Booked Orders increased by 5.5% when compared to January 2011 orders. When compared to December 2011 orders, January 2012 orders were down 12.4% CEMA’s January 2012 Billed Sales (shipments) increased by 2...

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