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  • Tailor-Made Plastic Washing Plant Optimizes Throughput, Product Quality, Operating Cost

    February 3, 2015

    Post-consumer plastic scrap can be made into high-grade recyclates provided that all processing steps are optimally matched. The achievable cost and quality level hinges to a large extent on the efficiency with which the shredded plastic material is washed and dried. Lindner washTech GmbH focuses...

  • Yargus Manufacturing Names VP of Industrial Sales

    January 29, 2015

    Mark Taylor joins Yargus Manufacturing Inc. as vice president of industrial sales. Taylor is leading the Industrial Sales Div. at Yargus, which produces the Layco line of material handling equipment. After graduating from Butler University, Taylor began a 12-year career in the pulp and paper...

  • China to Double Number of Robots by 2017

    January 28, 2015

    By 2017, more industrial robots will be operating in China's production plants than in the European Union or North America. Operating unit numbers there will double from today's 200,000 to more than 400,000. To compare, in North America, numbers will rise to about 300,000 – with 340,...

  • Flame-Retardant and Anti-Static Plastic Hose

    January 27, 2015

    The Norplast PUR 385 SE AS is now flame retardant in accordance with DIN 4102-B1. Norres has expanded the areas of application for customers of its all-plastic range of these hoses. Its permanently anti-static walls with a surface resistance < 109 Ω makes it optimally suited to the...

  • Metalfab Launches New Website

    January 15, 2015

    Metalfab Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of dry solids processing equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, specialty fabrication, and related services, has launched a new website featuring a “responsive” design that provides ease of use and viewing on desktop...

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  • Lift & Dump Drum Dumper with Patented Rotation System

    January 12, 2015

    This unit accepts a drum of non-free flowing material and discharges the contents into a hopper at approximately 140 in. above floor level. It features an exclusive Lift & Seal system for dust-tight operation, a patented Control-Link rotation system for 175° dump carriage rotation, and 304...

  • Flame-Retardant, Anti-Static Hose

    January 6, 2015

    The NORPLAST PUR 385 SE AS is now flame retardant in accordance with DIN 4102-B1. Its permanently anti-static walls with a surface resistance < 109 Ω makes it optimally suited to the transport of abrasive solids such as dusts, powder, fiber, chips, and granulate. It is proven in...

  • Grain Operations Courses Offered

    January 6, 2015

    Registration is open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program. These online courses run from February 9-March 13, and registration closes Tuesday, Feb. 3. Courses are open to anyone...

  • Camera System Option for High-Rail Vacuum Loader

    January 5, 2015

    Guzzler Manufacturing introduces a camera system as an option for the Guzzler high-rail industrial vacuum loader. The three-camera system provides the operator with enhanced visibility to the operator location while the unit is vacuuming on railroad tracks and in switchyards. “When...