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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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  • Spiroflow Launches New Website

    November 14, 2017

    Following the release of its new branding in July, bulk material handling and automation specialist Spiroflow has announced the launch of a new website. The new website features a fresh, modern design for a worldwide audience. It provides users with faster and more complete access to critical...

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  • Pneu-Con

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  • High-Efficiency Vibrators for Spreaders, Pumpers, Mixer Trucks

    November 8, 2017

    These 12 VDC electric vibrators combine high performance with long-lasting reliability to improve material flow in specialized hauling and distribution vehicles.  The Cougar MDC12-400/700 vibrators offer powerful bulk material movement for concrete pump trucks, salt/sand/gravel/fertilizer...

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  • Takraf Shiploader Successfully Commissioned in Mexico

    October 25, 2017

    Amidst the numerous five-star all-inclusive resorts in Playa del Carmen in Mexico, Takraf USA, part of the global mining, bulk material handling and minerals processing equipment supplier, Tenova Takraf, has erected and successfully commissioned a 6000 tn/hr rail-mounted shiploader at an important...

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  • My First Year as a Solids Handling Consultant

    October 24, 2017

    After a year of working as a consultant with Solids Handling Technologies, I have discovered that material handling problems today are common in every industry. Previously, I worked at a waste coal power plant handling anthracitic waste (culm). I find my experiences there invaluable. The culm...

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  • Vortex Wins MHEA Excellence Award

    October 23, 2017

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognized with the Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA) Excellence Award for Supplier of the Year. The award recognizes companies who have made significant impact on customer successes through outstanding...

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  • GEAPS/K-State Receive $100,000 Equipment Donation from GSI

    September 13, 2017

    GEAPS and Kansas State University are pleased to announce the receipt of over $100,000 in equipment from Grain Systems Inc. (GSI) for the Hands-On Training (HOT) Program. GSI is one of two 5 Star Donors to the program. The HOT Program is a new, interactive training option from GEAPS and K-...

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