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  • Belt Cleaner Manufacturer Introduces Forever Equipment Guarantee

    November 29, 2016

    Martin Engineering, a global manufacturer of conveyor belt cleaning systems, is offering lifetime no-cost replacement of tensioners and mainframes for belt cleaners that are fitted exclusively with the company’s cleaner blades.   Under the Forever Belt Cleaner Guarantee, the company...

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  • Key Technology Opens New Innovation and Solutions Center

    November 15, 2016

    Key Technology strengthens support of European food processors with the opening of its new customer visit center – The Innovation and Solutions Center – in Hasselt, Belgium. This state-of-the-art facility enables processors to participate in equipment demonstrations, application...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders up 45% over 2015

    November 9, 2016

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its September 2016 booked orders increased 45.8% when compared to September 2015 orders. When compared to August 2016, September 2016 booked orders booked orders were down 60.9%. September booked orders were up 8.6% for...

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  • KWS Manufacturing’s Robinson Becomes ASME Authorized Inspector

    November 3, 2016

    Allen Robinson, a member of the KWS Manufacturing Co. quality team, has received certification as an ASME authorized inspector. ASME Authorized Inspectors provide guidance, management, and approval of the design and manufacture of ASME pressure vessels. Authorized Inspector status is another...

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  • Conveyor Belt Tracker Improves Performance, Service Life

    November 1, 2016

    Martin Engineering introduces a more effective return belt tracking system that uses high-quality materials for easier maintenance and a longer unit life. Building on the standard crowned roller, the Roller Tracker uses a ribbed lagging made of durable polyurethane to increase performance and...

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  • DuPont Develops New Conveyor Belt for Food with Esbelt

    October 24, 2016

    A recent collaboration between DuPont Performance Materials and Spanish conveyor equipment maker Esbelt resulted in a new conveyor belt for the food industry that uses a DuPont thermoplastic elastomer to improve metal and x-ray food contamination detectability. DuPont’s Hytrel TPC-ET...

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  • Thermal Screw Conveyors

    October 20, 2016

    These thermal screw conveyors are used for applications that require product streams to be thermally treated and conveyed from one point location to another. Various thermal media can be used. Hot water, oil, or steam can be used for heating and drying materials up to 400°F; cooling water and...

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  • Horizontal Curve Trough Conveyor vs Pipe Conveyor

    October 18, 2016

    When conveying bulk material over a significant length, beyond a conventional trough belt conveyor, two options present themselves as alternatives: horizontal curve trough conveyors and pipe conveyors. Both systems can eliminate transfer towers (compared to conventional conveyors), bring down...

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  • KSU Bulk Solids Courses Announced

    October 17, 2016

    The K-State Bulk Solids Innovation Center announces two upcoming bulk solids courses. International bulk solids expert Dr. Richard Farnish will lead “Storage and Flow of Bulk Solids,” covering important topics related to powder and bulk solid flow in bins, hoppers, and chutes. Dr....

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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders up 100%

    October 10, 2016

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its August 2016 booked orders increased 99.6% when compared to August 2015 orders. When compared to July 2016, August 2016 booked orders were up 110.9%. August booked orders were up 2.5% for Bulk Handling Equipment and...

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