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  • Six-Month CEMA Orders up Nearly 23% over 2011

    September 21, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first six months of 2012 increased 22.79% compared to the same period in 2011, with total orders of $5.46 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first 6 months...

  • Clean-Flow Flexible Screw Conveyor

    September 20, 2012

    Well suited to food-grade or sanitary conveying applications that include a wide range of very fine to coarse powders, flakes, granules, pellets,  irregular-shaped, and difficult-to-handle bulk solids. Advantages include a conveyor that can be disassembled, cleaned, and reassembled in a short...

  • Reusable Steel Can Trough and Return Idlers

    September 19, 2012

    These patented steel can trough and return idlers include two tapered roller bearings in each hub (4 per idler) for longer service life. In addition to lasting up to three times longer than traditional two-bearing designs, the unique design withstands more severe applications than traditional...

  • Aero-Mechanical Conveyors

    September 17, 2012

    Aero-mechanical conveyors offer an energy-efficient alternative to pneumatic conveying but correct rope monitoring is essential for optimum operation and maximum rope life. Spiroflow offers an AMC with a patented automatic rope tensioning, monitoring adjustment system. The patented integral ‘...

  • DEM Solutions is Latest CEMA Member

    September 13, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) has announced that DEM Solutions (Hanover, NH) is the latest member of the association. Since its foundation by Dr. John Favier in 2002, DEM Solutions Ltd has been providing simulation technology and know-how to address the needs of...

  • Avoid This Costly Goof

      Over-Vibration is the No. 1 Error in Industrial Vibrator Selection – and it can really cost you.

  • CEMA July Booked Orders up 44.8% over 2011

    September 11, 2012

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2012 booked orders increased 44.8% when compared to July 2011 orders. When compared to June 2012, booked orders were down 7.6%. July booked orders were up 1.7% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 14.9% for Unit...

  • Automated Dumper/Conveyor Cell

    September 10, 2012

    Ensign’s automated dumping and conveying systems provide efficient, cost-effective methods for moving bulk materials. This PLC automated cell can discharge gaylords, drums, carts, or other bulk containers, and convey material into downstream processing equipment with minimal operator...

  • Vibratory Conveyors for Sanitary Applications

    September 10, 2012

    Machine and Process Design manufactures a full line of vibratory conveyors to meet your processing needs. The conveyors are designed to minimize power consumption and maximize productivity. Adding a screen to any of these vibratory conveyors creates a machine that is ideal for removing fines and/or...

  • Redesigned TipTrak Bucket Conveyor

    September 5, 2012

    UniTrak has launched an updated version of its PEC TipTrak bucket conveyor.  To make the bucket elevators easier to install, UniTrak has shortened the maximum length of all sections and has added adjustable leveling feet to the conveyor. Clean out trays and drawers can now be fitted without...