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  • Reversing Belt Trainer

    September 9, 2015

    Flexco offers its first reversing belt trainer, the PT Pro. It uses the patented “Pivot and Tilt” design, is capable of tracking single-direction and reversing belts, and is available in standard- and heavy-duty options. Tapered rollers activate the trainer movement, eliminating...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Soar

    September 9, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2015 booked orders increased 23.9% when compared to July 2014 orders. When compared to June 2015 booked orders July 2015 booked orders were up 5%. July booked orders were down 6.4% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up...

  • Triple/S Dynamics Names Rippee President

    September 8, 2015

    Triple/S Dynamics announces the appointment of Chris Rippee as the new president, succeeding Jeff Sullivan. Rippee will officially move into office September 14. Rippee holds a BSME from the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He began his career as a design engineer and progressed...

  • Key Technology Appoints Regional Manager for Mexico

    September 1, 2015

    Key Technology announces the promotion of Alvaro Núñez to regional manager for Mexico. Núñez is responsible for developing sales to bring Key’s high performance digital sorters, conveying solutions, and process automation systems to food processors in Mexico....

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  • Conveyor Belt Tracking Systems Reduce Hazards, Spillage

    August 21, 2015

    This family of responsive conveyor belt tracking systems mitigates misalignment, rather than correcting it after the fact -- even on reversing belts -- to promote conveyor efficiency and safety. A mistracking belt can contact the mainframe, seriously damaging both the belt and the structure,...

  • Five Tips for Improving Bucket Conveyor Performance

    August 20, 2015

    Bucket conveyors are frequently used in many process settings for bulk material conveyance. As an equipment choice, bucket conveyors can offer many years of reliable service, provided they are application engineered and properly installed, operated, and maintained. This article presents five key...

  • Bunting Magnetics Joins CEMA

    August 19, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces that Bunting Magnetics Co. has become its newest member.   Bunting supplies magnets and magnet-related equipment, including processing, material handling, recycling, workholding, metal detection, and printing. Barry...

  • New Bulk Pasteurization Systems

    August 12, 2015

    Radio Frequency Co.’s new Macrowave pasteurization systems are ideal for batch or conveyorized applications for bagged or bulk product. In a Macrowave heating system, an RF generator creates an alternating electric field between two electrodes. The material to be treated is conveyed...

  • Fully Enclosed Bucket Conveyor

    August 11, 2015

    The TipTrak line of bucket conveyors protects operators from any hazardous and dusty materials in their operating environment. The fully enclosed design of the Monocoque model, featuring gasketing between sections and around all access doors, provides dust-tight operation. UniTrak can assist with...