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  • Cleaning-Friendly Screw Conveyor

    October 20, 2015

    The UniFlex Easy Clean flexible screw conveyor has been redesigned for even faster disassembly and cleaning. The conveyor is now equipped with two rest stops, for both the working and cleaning positions. Incorporated in these rests are pinning mechanisms to keep the auger assembly securely in...

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  • Powder Show Texas Starts Off Strong

    October 13, 2015

    Powder Show Texas opened its first day to a strong exhibition and conference agenda, attracting attendees from across the region to the NRG Center in Houston. The show continues on Wednesday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Highlights of the first day included: - Keynote panel "A Glimpse into...

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  • Continuous Gravimetric Blending System

    October 12, 2015

    Coperion K-Tron offers a continuous gravimetric blending solution designed with the specific requirements of the plastics processing industry in mind. The K4G continuous gravimetric blender allow up to six feeders and vacuum sequencing receivers to be easily grouped around an extruder inlet,...

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  • 4B Components Names National Sales Manager

    October 9, 2015

    4B Components Ltd, a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, announces the recent hiring of Randy Longbrake as national sales manager for the material handling division. Longbrake comes with a wealth of experience from within...

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  • Bulk Solids Fundamentals

    October 5, 2015

    Eric Maynard is ready to deliver the basics of powder and bulk solids next week in Texas. And there are many people who need to learn the basics of powders and bulk solids – from the novice in the field to even the most senior engineers, said Maynard, senior consultant and director for...

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  • KWS Names Langley Quality Manager

    October 5, 2015

    KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd, a leading manufacturer of screw conveyors in the U.S., recently hired Jerry Langley as quality manager. Langley is a welding and quality professional with over 40 years of experience, who started his career as a welder for Babcock & Wilcox, building ASME...

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  • Flexicon Launches 250-Page Spanish Website

    October 5, 2015

    Flexicon has launched an all-new 250-page Spanish language website detailing the company's full line of bulk handling equipment from stand-alone units to integrated plant-wide systems.      The new site, www.flexicon.es, coincides with the 2015 opening of the company office...

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  • Extreme-Duty Elevator Buckets

    October 5, 2015

    Tapco’s CC-XD (Xtreme Duty) elevator buckets are injection molded with 35-50% more resin throughout the entire bucket, not just at critical wear points. Identifying marks are the reinforced 5/8-in-thick front lip and distinctive ‘breaks’ on the bottom of the bucket that provide an...

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  • Pioneer Systems

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  • Measuring Bulk Solids on a Conveyor

    October 2, 2015

    Many industrial operations need to make mass flow measurements of dry bulk solid materials on conveyor belts, and on screw and chain conveyors (Figure 1). Typical industrial applications include moving materials at mine sites, paper mills, and power plants, as well as bulk material blending....

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