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  • Vibratory Screening Conveyors

    May 24, 2012

    These conveyors are designed to separate fines, lumps/overs, or both to achieve a targeted particle size range. The screens have a wide range of perforations sizes that are designed for easy removal and replacement for the cleaning process. The conveyors can also be equipped with discharge gates...

  • CEMA March Booked Orders up More Than 23% over 2011

    May 14, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2012 Booked Orders increased by 23.7% when compared to March 2011 orders. March 2012 booked orders when compared to February 2012 booked orders were up 12.5%. March Booked Orders were up 2.6% for Bulk Handling...

  • DayLube Nano-Ceramic Grease for Conveyors

    May 11, 2012

    DayLube high-performance grease uses nanoceramic particles which act as sub-microscopic ball bearings to provide continuous lubrication to steel surfaces, and is especially suited for use with conveyors. With a much lower coefficient of friction at all temperatures than traditional PTFE greases,...

  • Aero-Mechanical Conveyor Runs 14 Years without Change of Parts, Wire Rope

    May 2, 2012

    For the last 14 years, a custom provider of coffee and condiments to offices, vending machine outlets, and private label sales has been using an aero-mechanical conveyor (AMC) from Spiroflow Systems Inc. in its flavored coffee production operation without replacing any part.    ...

  • Shaftless Screw Conveyors: a Perfect Solution for Handling Bulk Solids

    April 12, 2012

    The screw conveyor has been around since 267 BC when Archimedes came up with the brilliant idea to use a spiral incline plane to pump water for irrigation purposes. Figure 1 shows Archimedes’ original design. Since then, the screw conveyor has been used in thousands of industrial applications...

  • Screw Conveyor with Metal Detection Transfers Plastic Chips

    March 27, 2012

    A major Michigan plastics recycling company required a conveyor to automatically transport plastic chips from a grinder feeding a cyclone to a Gaylord box without operator intervention. In addition to conveying the plastic chips the company needed to detect and remove stainless steel, brass, mild...

  • CEMA Welcomes Two New Members

    March 23, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) recently welcomed two new members to its association: Jim Myers & Sons Inc. and Foster Wheeler USA Corp. Jim Myers & Sons Inc. is located in Pineville, NC and specializes in screw conveyors, bulk equipment, systems, and components,...

  • Guardian Grease Purged Seal

    March 21, 2012

    The Guardian grease purged seal offers a low profile and easy retrofit, replacing most waste pack and air purge seals with zero interchangeability problems allowing the use of standard 4-bolt flange bearings. Features include: effective up to 215ºF and 15 psi (higher for short durations); HT...

  • TipTrak Bucket Elevator

    March 21, 2012

    TipTrack is a gentle handling, low maintenance, spillage-free bucket elevator for handling powders and bulk solids. The interlocking buckets ensure spillage-free loading while the "Z" configuration (which eliminates transfers) results in gentl handling of product. The buckets run in...