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  • Explosion Protection for Conveyors

    March 2, 2015

    The newly developed Elevex system is a compact, sophisticated, highly efficient and thoroughly tested protection system that protects vertical conveyors from explosions. “The RSBP Co. has developed a series of new products to protect vertical conveyors that meet the most stringent...

  • Flexible Screw Conveyor for Extreme Operating Requirements

    March 2, 2015

    Recognizing a void in the marketplace for process-critical flexible screw conveyor systems, NBE introduces its line of application-specific flexible screw conveyors and hoppers built for harsh applications and demanding environments. Flexible screw conveyor gear drives and motors are specified to...

  • Tubular Cable Conveyor Factory-Integrated

    February 27, 2015

    Flexicon offers Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyors for fragile materials as stand-alone units and as systems integrated with upstream and/or downstream equipment, to source material from single or multiple locations and delivers it selectively to storage vessels, filling machines, or other...

  • Engineering Flexible Screw Conveyors

    February 26, 2015

    A quick Google search for images of flexible screw conveyors produces a screen full of seemingly identical images: a shaftless auger, typically inside of a plastic tube, driven by a motor that spins the auger, moving material from an inlet to an outlet. The overall design concept of flexible screw...

  • Nex Flow Air Products Corp.

  • Hidden Liabilities or Opportunities for an Improved Bottom Line

    February 25, 2015

    I recently spent 10 days in India and a week in South Africa speaking at a range of International conferences and meetings. These are always enjoyable opportunities to talk to a range of companies from small-scale suppliers to multi-national corporates, and to get a sense of what are the pertinent...

  • Improving Hygiene and Sanitation of Food-Grade Conveyors

    February 23, 2015

    Food processors around the world are looking to improve equipment hygiene. Some are motivated by new government guidelines or the desire to reduce exposure to product liability claims. Others want to improve manufacturing efficiencies by speeding sanitation routines or maximize food safety, knowing...

  • Tubular Drag Conveyor Gives Coal-Fired Steamship New Life

    February 20, 2015

    Hapman’s tubular drag chain conveying system provides a new, sealed ash-handling system for the 62-year-old SS Badger, the last coal-fired steamship operating on Lake Michigan. The conveying system will allow the ship to meet Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements and continue...

  • Flexicon Marks 40th Year with Major Expansion

    February 19, 2015

    Flexicon marked its 40-year anniversary with completion of the 91,000-sq-ft building envelope that doubles the size of its U.S. headquarters, it was announced by David Gill, president.        “With walls, roof, and floor now complete, and mechanical systems...

  • Environmentally Friendly Conveyor Belt Cleaner

    February 18, 2015

    A new conveyor belt cleaner has been engineered to contain a smaller total volume of urethane, while maximizing the usable area, produced in a streamlined process. By minimizing the non-consumable portion of the blade, the heavy-duty primary belt cleaner delivers the same performance and durability...