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  • How Do Temperature and Time Affect Material Flowability?

    February 15, 2018

    There are several reasons why your material does not flow reliably. I hope this article helps to shed light on two of the major influences on material flowability. Typically, there are four environmental conditions the can have an effect on your particular solid’s flow properties. They are...

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  • Are Your Rotary Electric Vibrators Working Properly?

    January 30, 2018

    Vibratory equipment such as mechanical feeders, industrial screeners, and compaction tables are typically designed utilizing two rotary electric vibrators. The use of rotary electric vibrators provides a quiet performance, even at higher vibratory frequencies and amplitudes, contributes toward a...

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  • What is Your “Factory Focus” for 2018?

    January 29, 2018

    Based on economic data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, NY Times writers Goodman & Russell cite: “for the first time since the financial crisis a decade ago, all of the world’s major economies are growing.”  The U.S. economy is still the largest and most...

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  • Bridge Breaker Bin Discharger

    January 11, 2018

    The Thayer Bridge Breaker is designed to provide constant uninterrupted flow of material from storage bins, silos, or transfer chutes. The Bridge Breaker comes in various configurations to specifically match a particular bin design and material being handled. The design of the Bridge Breaker...

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  • Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor for Bulk Bag Discharging, Manual Dumping

    January 2, 2018

    A new FLEXICON mobile flexible screw conveyor with multi-purpose hood transfers material discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from handheld sacks into elevated process equipment or storage vessels dust free. Mounted on a frame with locking casters for in-plant mobility, the system...

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  • Aluminum Cone Top IBCs

    December 14, 2017

    Custom Powder Systems (CPS) builds aluminum cone top IBCs for storing and shipping phosphorus pentasulfide (P2S5), a key ingredient in lube oil additives, pesticides, blown asphalt, and flotation agents.  As a hazardous material, requirements for fabrication include ¼-in-.-thick 5052...

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  • High-Speed Turning Technology

    November 30, 2017

    Columbia’s new patented Variable Position Turner (VPT) technology maximizes speed and flexibility for inline high-speed palletizing. With VPT technology, servos are used to dynamically position the center turners laterally on an in-line palletizer while the layer is being formed. VPT...

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  • Drum Dumper Mates with Low-Height Receiving Vessels

    November 15, 2017

    This new Tip-Tite drum dumper for 30- to 55-gal drums features an elongated discharge cone that mates with the gasketed inlet of low-height receiving vessels, allowing dust-free transfer of free-flowing bulk solid materials. Housed within a three-sided safety enclosure with safety interlocked...

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