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  • Programmable Motion Control with Two Signal Set Points

    June 25, 2014

    The new Model MSD-800 series motion sensing controls offer protection of indoor and outdoor rotating equipment such as screw conveyors, belt conveyor pulleys, rotary feeders, and bucket elevators from costly damage by continuously monitoring rotary speed. The Model MSD alerts the operator of a...

  • Extending Lifetime of Conveyor Bridges

    June 17, 2014

    More than 40 years ago Takraf supplied the first F 60 conveyor bridges. In order to ensure operational reliability and stability for a further long-term use of the conveyor bridges Takraf has now developed several modernization and refurbishment schemes.     On the basis of...

  • Conveyor Belt Repair Kit

    June 16, 2014

    The Devcon R-Flex belt repair kit is formulated to quickly repair tears, gouges, and holes in styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) heavy-weight conveyor belts. Offering excellent abrasion resistance as well as superior adhesion, the R-Flex urethane compound is easy to mix and cures quickly — the...

  • New Push Helix Screw Conveyor Provides Controlled Horizontal Material Delivery

    June 9, 2014

    Hapman’s new Push Helix screw conveyor is an economical option for conveying material into a process that requires consistent, controlled delivery without precise measurement. The horizontal configuration features a 20:1 turndown range to accommodate processes requiring a versatile range for...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...