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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders up 20%

    February 9, 2015

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its December 2014 booked orders increased 20.5% when compared to December 2013 orders. When compared to November 2014, December 2014 booked orders were up 13.7%. December booked orders were down 6.6% for Bulk Handling...

  • Martin Engineering Announces New Business Unit in Russia

    February 4, 2015

    Martin Engineering, a global leader in bulk material handling technology, has announced the formation of a new business unit in Russia, created with an initial focus on applications for conveyor technologies, flow aids, and engineered vibration. The company made the announcement as it...

  • Online Grain Operations Courses Offered

    February 3, 2015

    Registration is open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program, including one course in Spanish. These online courses run from March 16 through April 17, and registration closes Tuesday,...

  • In-line Twin Screw Conveying

    January 29, 2015

    Inline twin and multi-screw continuous blending in combination with flexible screw conveying can be a better choice for easily mixing additives because it saves time and money while maximizing flexibility. An inline twin screw (ITS) continuous proportional blender achieves thorough mixing in a...

  • Drought, Oil Prices to Impact Bulk Solids Conveying in 2015

    January 28, 2015

    Drought in California, combined with pullback in the price of oil, are among factors that may lead to a relatively flat year for bulk solids conveyor manufacturers, according to executives with the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA).     While the bulk solids...

  • Retrofit Seals Protect Plant Equipment and Personnel

    January 26, 2015

    Coal-fired power plants rely on ash conveyor systems to haul ash from their boilers for disposal and allow for continuous coal burning and steam production. At a plant in the western U.S., ash slurry leaking from the conveyor was compounding maintenance costs, creating a safety hazard and putting...

  • Custom Mechanical Conveying for Bulk Materials

    January 21, 2015

    Powder Process-Solutions provides single machines and complete systems that will gently and accurately convey fragile, agglomerated, and instantized materials and powders. These units are easy to clean and feature low maintenance operation. Screw conveyors, vibrating conveyors, and differential...

  • Vibrating Conveyors for Corrosive, Severe-Duty Environment

    January 21, 2015

    These vibrating conveyors are operating in fiberglass reinforcement facilities collecting, dewatering, and transferring fiber glass scrap to a reclaim facility. A total of eleven conveyors are located on elevated structures in a wet, corrosive atmosphere. Features of these specially designed...

  • Continuous Bucket Elevator/Conveyor

    January 21, 2015

    Available in “Z”, “C”, and “F” (flat) configurations, the Dakosa continuous bucket elevator/conveyor has a modular, compact design for quick set-up and a variety of positioning options. Its design allows for virtually limitless positioning of inlets and...

  • LED Bulb for Safety Stop Control

    January 20, 2015

    The Model RS-2L pull cord is a rugged safety stop control that provides a quick positive shut off of dangerous equipment in emergencies or normal operation. It is actuated by a cable pulled by endangered personnel. The outputs of the Model RS-2L can control up to four separate circuits, depending...