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  • Magnetic Head Pulleys

    May 21, 2009

    These magnetic head pulleys provide continuous, self-cleaning magnetic separation of ferrous metal contaminants from the flow of conveyed material. They are engineered for easy installation in belt conveyors and feature a radial magnetic field that eliminates “dead spots.” The design...

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  • Bucket, Belt, and Vibrating Conveyors

    May 21, 2009

    These bucket, belt, and vibrating conveying systems range from standard models to custom-designed units to suit specific applications. Pictured is a small vibratory feeder that feeds a specialized mini-loop bucket conveyor. These units are used in the food, minerals, and chemicals industries....

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  • Habasit America Opens New Building in Georgia

    April 22, 2009

    Habasit America, a worldwide leader in the conveyor belt manufacturing industry, held the official ribbon cutting ceremony for its new 340,000-sq-ft North American headquarters on April 21. In attendance were Congressman John Linder and vice president, Economic Development & Partnership of the...

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  • Mechanical Conveying Spotlight - April 09

    March 30, 2009

    Skirt Board Sealing System An improved version of the APRON SEAL skirt board sealing system provides two wear surfaces on a single elastomer sealing strip, which is installed along the bottom of the skirt board in a belt conveyor loading zone....

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  • Martin Engineering's Swinderman Elected President of CEMA

    March 30, 2009

    Martin Engineering’s R. Todd Swinderman has been elected president of the Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA). Founded in 1933, CEMA is the trade association of leading North American conveyor equipment manufacturers and engineering firms. Swinderman was elected to his new...

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  • Enclosed Conveyor Reduces Lost Product

    March 30, 2009

    PIAB’s C5602-800 conveyor Unilever Polska S.A. recently searched for a new conveying solution to transport tea in one of its packaging facilities. “Over the years, we...

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  • Bag Flattener Conveyor

    February 25, 2009

    The Model 4215 bag flattener is an in-line belt conveyor designed to present uniform shaped bags to the palletizing station. This conveyor utilizes a top and bottom conveyor to press and shape the bag. The conveyor has two independent drives, spring loaded height adjustment for multiple size bags....

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  • Flexible Screw Conveyor

    February 25, 2009

    The AERO-FLEX flexible screw conveyor provides an economic method of metering product from bulk bag unloaders, bag dump stations, and storage vessels. Available in a range of popular sizes, the unit transfers powders over distances of up to 40 ft and rates to 10 tn/hr for materials with a bulk...

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  • Conveyor Belt Repair Kit

    February 25, 2009

    The Flexane belt repair kit is a ready-to-use, off-the-shelf solution for making fast, permanent emergency repairs to damaged conveyor belts, rubber rollers, or other rubber or elastomeric components. Each kit contains two units of Flexane 80 putty (enough to cover up to 188 sq in. at a thickness...

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  • Conveying Control System

    February 25, 2009

    This series of control systems for conveying plastics raw materials can be readily expanded to include dozens of additional receivers, as well as pumps and purge valves, yet can be operated without special training. The FlexMaster is also unique for its ability to be remotely accessed via Ethernet...

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