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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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  • Flexicon Opens Singapore Office

    April 29, 2014

    Flexicon Corp., a leading international producer of bulk handling equipment, has accelerated its expansion in Southeast Asia with the opening of a new facility in Singapore, it was announced by David Gill, president.      "Flexicon bulk handling equipment has been purchased...

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  • Registration Open for Facilities Planning, Safety, Materials Handling Courses

    April 29, 2014

    Registration is open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 510: Facilities Planning & Design I, GEAPS 541: Developing an Effective Safety Culture at Your Company, and GEAPS 551: Materials Handling...

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  • Cable-Operated Safety Stop Control

    April 28, 2014

    The Model RS safety stop control is a heavy-duty safety stop control that provides a quick positive shut off of dangerous equipment in emergencies. It is actuated by a cable pulled by endangered personnel. The outputs of the Model RS can control up to four separate circuits and can include one for...

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  • R.A.S. Industries Joins CEMA

    April 25, 2014

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces R.A.S. Industries Ltd, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, as its newest member. RAS Industries Ltd is a global leader in the design and manufacture of conveyor pulleys. The company designs cold application pulleys, large pulleys...

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  • Titan Industries Joins CEMA

    April 25, 2014

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) announces Titan Industries Inc., New London, WI, as its newest member. Since 1981, Titan Industries has been designing and building custom conveyors and conveyor systems for a broad range of applications and industries. Titan offers a...

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  • Tilt Level Controls

    April 17, 2014

    Conveyor Components has designed a new line of tilt level controls. The new Model CT control units are enclosed in rugged cast aluminum housings and equipped with LED indicators lights and shock-resistant surface-mount PC boards. They are UL listed and available in three different models for use in...

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