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  • Ajax Supplies Inclined Screw Conveyor for Biomass Processor

    June 3, 2014

    Solids handling specialist Ajax Equipment has supplied process development company PJH Partnership with a two-meter-long inclined screw conveyor used in the processing of biomass. PJH Partnership specializes in the application of superheated and supercritical technology to processes involving...

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  • KWS Promotes Ian Smith to Manager of Engineered Sales

    May 29, 2014

    KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., has promoted Ian Smith to manager of engineered sales. Smith has been with KWS for more than three years in the role of regional sales manager. Smith is a 2006 graduate of Tuskegee University with a Bachelor...

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  • Loading Materials via an Aeromechanical Conveying System

    May 22, 2014

    A properly designed aeromechanical conveyor system is a proven machine. It was invented in 1959, specifically for the purpose of conveying peanut halves. Since then, it has broadened its ability to convey all types of flakes, granules, and powders in a dust-contained and hygienic manner. It is the...

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  • New Packaging Line Boosts Throughput, Streamlines Efficiency for Powdered Cleanser Manufacturer

    May 21, 2014

    First introduced in 1882, Bar Keepers Friend (BKF) brand powdered cleanser has grown to become a widespread seller found in big box stores and supermarkets throughout the U.S. and internationally. The same non-bleach formula that put a shine on brass rails of taverns more than 100 years ago is used...

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  • New Loss-in-Weight Flexible Screw Conveyor Elevates, Doses Material for Batching Operations

    May 20, 2014

    The Loss-In-Weight (LIW) Helix flexible screw conveyor allows for batching of material within +/- 1 lb or less of set point. The unit is a fully automated dosing system that is equipped with programmable logic and system integration tie-in functionality. It has load cells built into the frame...

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  • Screw Conveyor Couplings Reduce Downtime

    May 19, 2014

    Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing has developed the Dura-Link coupling to reduce costly screw conveyor downtime. Replacing a screw conveyor component (drive shaft, screw, coupling shaft) typically requires the time-consuming process of moving adjoining components. Dura-Link couplings allow...

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  • Overcoming Technical Challenges of Longer Screw Conveyors

    May 19, 2014

    It is particularly challenging to manufacture and ensure that long screw conveyors run smoothly. Ajax Equipment recently completed a 28-m-long screw conveyor, its longest conveyor to date. Ajax technical director Eddie McGee considers the issues involved in manufacturing the conveyor.  ...

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  • Free Bulk Material Handling Equipment Brochure Available

    May 14, 2014

    A new 12-page brochure from Best Process Solutions Inc. (BPS) describes the company’s vibratory bulk process equipment. Featured products include: industrial electric and air-powered vibrators; vibrating tables; vibratory feeders and conveyors; vibratory screeners; bulk bag dischargers; bulk...

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  • Conveyor Inspection Program Reduces Costs, Improves Safety

    May 12, 2014

    Martin Engineering is helping conveyor users reduce operating costs and improve safety with inspection and maintenance programs designed specifically for each individual system. The Walk the Belt program provides regularly-scheduled reviews of belts, cleaners, tracking, chutes, dust control,...

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  • Industry Professionals Overflow Conference Rooms at Powder Show

    May 7, 2014

    Conference rooms were filled to capacity and more as the revamped 2014 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference got underway Tuesday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  A standing-room only throng turned out for the opening Keynote Technology Panel on...

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