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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Fall

    October 16, 2018

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its August 2018 booked orders decreased 21.1% when compared to August 2017 orders. When compared to July 2018, August 2018 booked orders were down 39.1%. August booked orders were up 11% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 56....

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  • Conveyor Belt Cleaner for Tight Spaces

    October 9, 2018

    The new SQC2STM RM (reduced mini) cleaner is a compact secondary belt cleaner that allows installation in close quarters, built with a narrow profile that resists material build-up.  Patented rubber buffers maintain cleaning pressure on the new design, engineered to deflect and allow splices...

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  • Maintenance-Free Conveyor Motor Brakes

    October 3, 2018

    MagnaShear motor brakes employ oil shear technology, providing longer service life even in demanding applications like the frequent start/stop cycles seen on conveyors, or for critical holding applications like bulk conveyor loads. Proven oil shear technology transmits torque between...

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  • Conveyor Belt Cleaners Reduce Risk, Service Time

    October 2, 2018

    A new family of heavy-duty conveyor belt cleaners is engineered so the blade cartridge can be pulled away from the belt for safe access and replacement by a single worker.  Martin Engineering developed the Safe to Service (STS) blades to secure both primary and secondary cleaners rigidly to...

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  • Bucket Elevators

    October 2, 2018

    These bucket elevators save valuable plant real estate with a minimal footprint. The design allows fragile products to be handled with minimal product degradation. Whether you are conveying finished goods to a packaging scale or searching for gentle conveying alternative within your production...

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  • Twin Flexible Screw Conveyor with Common Hopper, Mobile Base

    September 26, 2018

    Flexicon has unveiled a twin Bev-Con flexible screw conveyor system with a common hopper and mobile base constructed and finished to sanitary standards. Ready to plug-in and run, the self-contained system can fill two vessels with the same material simultaneously. Mounted on a frame with locking...

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  • Avoid Round-Link Chains in Tubular Drag Conveyors

    September 25, 2018

    Industries that need to move loose bulk materials between their many plant processes are (or should be) familiar with the concept of tubular drag conveying as it applies to their operations. What they may not know is there are different conveyor types within this product category. The notion that...

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  • 2018 Conveying Equipment Orders up 43%

    September 20, 2018

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that overall industry orders (bookings) for the first six months of 2018 increased 43.2% compared to the same period in 2017, with total orders of $8.85 billion. CEMA estimates industry billed sales (shipments) for the first six...

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  • Conveying Equipment Orders Down

    September 11, 2018

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its July 2018 booked orders decreased 28.1% when compared to July 2017 orders. When compared to June 2018 booked orders, July 2018 booked orders were down 44.7%. July booked orders were up 2% for Bulk Handling Equipment and...

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  • Free Webinar on Selecting a Conveyor

    August 20, 2018

    On September 18, 2018 at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific, Eric Maynard, vice president, Jenike & Johanson, will present "Selecting a Conveyor is Easy...Living with a Poorly Operating Conveyor is Not!" as part of Powder & Bulk Solids' DryPro free webinar series. In this webinar, a...

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