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  • Conveying Equipment Orders down 16%

    August 11, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its June 2015 booked orders decreased 16.2% when compared to June 2014 orders and 15.8% when compared to May 2015. June booked orders were up 3.5% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 24.4% for Unit Handling Equipment when...

  • Hapman 3D Configurator Now Includes More Conveyors

    August 6, 2015

    Hapman, an industry leader in conveyors and bulk material handling equipment for 70 years, announces the expansion of its 3D configurator to include its full line of vacuum conveyors and Helix flexible screw conveyors, in addition to the bulk bag unloader launched in 2014. Hapman’s free...

  • Vertical Screw Conveyor Systems and Bucket Elevators

    August 4, 2015

    WAM offers vertical screw conveyor systems and bucket elevators to move powder and bulk materials vertically. A vertical screw conveyor is used when capacity, height, and elevated products meet easy-to-handle characteristics. A bucket elevator is used when the capacity gets big, the elevation gets...

  • Conveyor Compresses, Shapes Filled Bags

    August 3, 2015

    The conveyor pictured is designed to compress and shape filled bags to create uniform bag thicknesses and ultimately uniform layers during the palletizing process. Filled bags are typically bottom heavy or tear shaped when discharged from the filling scale. After conveying through the closing...

  • Flexible Screw Conveyors Used As Feeders

    July 31, 2015

    Spiroflow flexible screw conveyors (FSCs), often used as feeders, provide a dust-free, low-energy, low-maintenance, and low-cost feeding solution. Accuracies of 3-5% are typical when using a flexible screw conveyor as a volumetric feeder, depending on the size of the screw conveyor and the product...

  • Interlocking Bucket Conveyors

    July 30, 2015

    TipTrak bucket conveyors are designed to operate with maximum availability and minimal downtime. TipTrak has a wide variety of sizes available, from 250 ml to twin 5L, are available in three construction types (enclosed to varying degrees), and in both stainless and carbon steel. Each unit...

  • Flexicon Opens Barcelona Office

    July 29, 2015

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office in Barcelona, Spain to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Spain. “The Barcelona location, coupled with our new Spanish language website, will fuel Flexicon's rapid growth in the...

  • Multifunctional Vibrating Conveyors

    July 28, 2015

    Custom conveyor designs are available to handle everything from heavy-duty applications to fragile products. The vibrating conveyors provide multifunctional capabilities such as screening, orienting, accumulating, separating, and distributing. Durable and designed to meet a variety of needs, these...

  • Dust-Free Flexible Screw Conveyors

    July 27, 2015

    Spiroflow flexible screw conveyors provide dust-free, low-energy, low-maintenance conveying solutions. Sheer simplicity of operation is the key element of these flexible screw conveyors. The motor driven spiral, which is the only moving part, rotates within a sealed tube, moving materials along by...

  • Dust-Free Bag Dump/Conveying System

    July 21, 2015

    CMT offers aeromechanical conveyors to efficiently convey product from source to outlet, with minimal damage, while leaving practically zero material in the conveyor. The AMC is ideally suited for batch applications, as 99%+ of the product is conveyed while minimizing segregation. Feeding mixers,...