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  • Coperion Supplies System for Processing Antistatic Polymers

    July 5, 2017

    Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, has implemented a complete system for IonPhasE Oy for the manufacture of inherently dissipative polymers (IDP). The scope of supply included the entire system – from raw material handling through conveying, feeding, and processing the dissipative polymers up to...

  • Railcar Vibrators Offer High Force, Low Weight

    June 26, 2017

    This portable vibrator activates the free flow of bulk materials from closed-top hopper railcars. With a high force to weight ratio, the Martin IMP3 impacting railcar vibrator delivers the power required to evacuate compacted bulk materials such as fertilizers, bentonite clay, Portland cement,...

  • Dumper for Mobile Bins

    June 26, 2017

    This new Tip-Tite hydraulic dumper discharges bulk solid materials from mobile bins at controlled rates into downstream process equipment or storage vessels free of dust.         With the lid open, the bin is rolled into a receiving frame, which positions it over a...

  • Volkmann Introduces Additive Manufacturing Material Handling System

    June 1, 2017

    Volkmann Inc. introduces the AMMHAS system that is designed specifically to enhance additive manufacturing technology when handling metal powders or toxic materials. The AMMHAS system consists of three elements to recover any unused material, screen it, and finally return the material to the...

  • Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids Course

    May 31, 2017

    Kansas State University’s Bulk Solids Innovation Center is holding a four-day course, Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids, August 8-11, 2017, at its facility in Salina, KS. This course focuses on the design of pneumatic conveying systems, common pneumatic conveying problems,...

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  • Vortex Wins SHAPA Company of the Year Award

    May 1, 2017

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognized by Solids Handling & Processing Association (SHAPA) as the 2017 Solids Handling Industry Company of the Year. The award was presented on Tuesday, April 25, at the SHAPA AGM & Solids Handling Industry...

  • 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...

  • 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...