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  • Flexicon Offers New Screw Conveyor with Trough Hopper

    April 27, 2017

    A new Flexicon flexible screw conveyor with trough hopper can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders, and other process equipment.         The hopper features an extended-length charging adapter that exposes 45 in. of the flexible...

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  • Safe-to-Service Conveyor Belt Cleaners

    April 27, 2017

    Martin Engineering introduces a new family of heavy-duty conveyor belt cleaner designs, engineered so the blade cartridge can be pulled away from the belt for safe access and replaced by a single worker.   The company developed the Safe to Service (STS) blades to secure both primary and...

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  • Particle Segregation Can Be Costly

    April 26, 2017

    Most processes must produce solids products that are uniformly mixed. Segregation of these particles can occur as they are being handled, and the results can be quite costly. The pharmaceutical industry, among others, is susceptible to problems with particle segregation. If fines and coarse...

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  • Unloading Ammonium Nitrate Prill with a Tubular Drag Conveyor System

    April 24, 2017

    Dyno Nobel manufactures explosives and offers explosion management services to customers in mining, oil and gas exploration, fertilizers, construction, and concrete and building materials. The core of Dyno Nobel’s operation is manufacturing ammonium nitrate prill in bulk and safely...

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  • BERTRAM Conveyor-systems

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  • Powder Show Toronto Only Four Weeks Away

    April 17, 2017

    Powder & Bulk Solids Toronto, the Canadian resource for process manufacturers to find the latest solutions to help increase production efficiencies, cut cost, eliminate waste, and ensure product consistency, will take place May 16-18, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Center in Toronto, Ontario,...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Drop

    April 10, 2017

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its February 2017 booked orders decreased 26.4% when compared to February 2016 orders. When compared to January 2017, February 2017 booked orders were down 28.7%. January booked orders were up 0.4% for Bulk Handling...

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  • Flexicon Offers New Sanitary Tilt-Down Flexible Screw Conveyor

    April 10, 2017

    Flexicon’s new sanitary flexible screw conveyor can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple functions. Using a manual jack screw, the support boom and conveyor can be raised for discharging into vessels or other process equipment. Fully lowered, it can be rolled through doorways as low as...

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  • BEUMER Group to Deliver Four Belt Bucket Elevators to Cement Plant

    April 7, 2017

    As a general contractor, the steelworks company Mostostal Kraków S.A. has entrusted BEUMER Group with the delivery of four high-capacity belt bucket elevators for the LafargeHolcim Ltd cement plant in Kujawy, Poland. These systems are part of a project to improve the production and the...

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  • Automated Tensioner for Conveyor Belt Cleaners

    April 7, 2017

    This automated pneumatic tensioning system for belt cleaners delivers precise monitoring and tensioning throughout all stages of blade life, reducing the labor typically required to maintain optimum blade pressure and extending the service life of both the belt and the cleaner.   Equipped...

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