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  • Fire Destroys $750,000 Worth of Peanuts

    February 9, 2015

    A fire broke out early Tuesday morning at the GFA Peanut Co. processing plant in south Georgia that destroyed 900 tons of peanuts in a storage silo that were worth an estimated $750,000. No injuries were reported. The blaze collapsed the roof of the storage silo. Firefighters used a remote-...

  • Bin Unloader Promotes Poor-Flowing Material from Hoppers

    February 5, 2015

    The Coperion K-Tron bin unloader bolts to the bottom of a 3-ft hopper flange and forms a transition from the hopper to the agitated discharge at the base. It is designed for use with PVC compound, regrind, and coarse saw dust. It consists of a horizontal-powered discharge paddle shaft extending the...

  • Pulsator Enhances Material Flow

    January 29, 2015

    The Dense Flow pulsator enhances the ability of fine materials to “gravity feed” from a silo or hopper without causing material segregation. The basic unit consists of an air surge tank, diaphragm valve, and six fluidizing nozzles. When material is needed from a silo or hopper the units...

  • Adjustable Bin Activator

    January 28, 2015

    Spiroflow Systems offers an adjustable bin activator to control the discharge of powders and granules. Whether the material comes from a silo or a bulk material handling system, the bin activator effectively alleviates material bridging while controlling flow rates. The unit promotes material flow...

  • Man Dies in Storage Bin Accident

    January 23, 2015

    A 50-year-old man died Wednesday in a tragic accident inside a storage bin in Taylor County, KY. According to reports, the man was loading grain into a truck from a storage bin when the grain stopped flowing. It was also reported that the man entered the grain bin to unclog the blockage when...

  • Syncro USA LLC

  • Pneumatic Vibrators Aid Flow of Bulk Solids

    January 22, 2015

    Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc. announces the availability of its B series line of pneumatic industrial vibrators. Consisting of pneumatic piston and rotary styles, the B series pneumatic industrial vibrators are cost-effective devices for assisting the discharge of bulk solid materials from bins,...

  • Bin Discharge System Provides On-Demand Flow

    January 15, 2015

    The Airsweep system provides on-demand flow of even the toughest materials by eliminating bridging, rat-holes, and build-up. Each powerful pulse of the Airsweep nozzle directs a high-pressure/high-volume burst of compressed air between the material and vessel wall to lift and sweep stalled material...

  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd

  • Portable Bulk Storage

    January 8, 2015

    Eagle’s portable bulk storage units are available in a range of sizes, with capacities up to 100,000 lb. These space-saving units are designed to be able to be placed inside your plant or placed outside in the parking lot or on a pad. They can also be loaded on a flatbed trailer to be easily...