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  • Conitex Sonoco Adds BulkSak Brand Name to Flexible Products Division

    May 7, 2013

    Conitex Sonoco introduces BulkSak, the FIBC brand of its Flexible Products Div.   Since the acquisition of Bulk Sak International in late 2012, Conitex Sonoco has strategically repositioned its FIBC bag line as BulkSak. As a U.S.-manufactured product, BulkSak allows Conitex Sonoco’s...

  • Static Monitoring/Interlock System Protects FIBCs

    April 29, 2013

    The danger posed by static electricity when filling or discharging material from Type C FIBCs is controlled by a system expressly designed for these applications. The Earth-Rite FIBC grounding system constantly monitors Type C containers (Super Sacks), ensuring that the containers’ anti-...

  • Closed-Cycle Dust Recovery System

    April 29, 2013

    The NBE E3 bag spout interface protects operators and facilities from exposure to airborne material dusts that can often escape during bulk bag spouting and material discharge. The NBE E3 closed-cycle dust recovery system secures and encloses the bag spout within a sealed containment cylinder. The...

  • Bag Dumping System with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    April 25, 2013

    Flexicon’s new bag dumping system with glove box, bag compactor, and flexible screw conveyor, isolates bulk material from the operator and plant environment throughout opening, dumping, and compaction of bags, and the conveying of material downstream. Bags are staged on a stainless steel...

  • Pneumatic Weigh Filling System

    April 24, 2013

    This pneumatic gain-in-weight filling system conveys and weighs free-flowing bulk solids and discharges the material into bulk bags dust-free. The filter receiver of a Pneumati-Con vacuum dilute-phase pneumatic conveying system is mounted on load cells, enabling the controller to stop the flow of...

  • Patented Material Master Bulk Bag Discharging and Drum Filling System

    April 23, 2013

    This patented Material Master bulk bag discharging system provides sealed discharge of dry bulk materials. A Sure-Seal actuated spout clamping system seals the bag discharge spout for dust-tight operation, while a Flo-Master bag massaging system and integral material delumper promote positive...

  • Material Master Bulk Bag Discharging and Feeding System

    April 11, 2013

    This patented system offers technology and features that maximize production efficiency. The Flo-Master bag massaging system promotes consistent material flow, while the Seal-Master access chamber allows easy operator access to bag spout. The Sure-Seal pneumatic spout clamping system ensures dust-...

  • Force Flow Air Packer

    April 9, 2013

    The Air Packer (Force Flow) Family 700 Series offers high weight accuracy and simple operation. These air packers are designed to fill and weigh fine powders, flakes, pellets, and granules with a particle size of 3/8 in. or smaller. The filling and weighing system is fully integrated into a single...

  • Material Handling Solution Helps Recycle Fabric Waste & Water Bottles into Fiber

    April 1, 2013

    Spiroflow Systems, a leader in the bulk handling industry, recently worked on a project to help recycle waste materials, including recycled plastic water bottles, into first quality recycled polyester fiber.     Spiroflow worked on this material handling project with Unifi Inc., a...

  • Bulk Bag Filler for Food and Dairy Powders

    March 28, 2013

    The economical design of this bulk bag filler incorporates features for USDA Acceptance, including all stainless steel “easy clean” construction. The low-profile design can be used with a pallet scale for gain-in-weight filling. Features include: easy strap height adjustment; a dust-...