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  • Drum Dumper Has Integral Flexible Screw Conveyor

    July 2, 2018

    Flexicon Corp. introduces a new Tip-Tite drum dumper with an integral flexible screw conveyor that allows volumetric feeding of bulk material from drums into downstream processes free of dust. A hydraulic cylinder raises and seats the drum rim against a discharge cone, after which a second...

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  • Vibra Screw Expands Vibrating Feeder and Conveyor Line

    June 27, 2018

    Vibra Screw Inc. has expanded its vibratory feeder and conveyor lines through an exclusive license agreement with Mavi Maquinas Vibratorias Ltda, Brazil.   Covering North America, the agreement gives Vibra Screw access to Mavi's 50 years of experience, which has made it the largest...

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  • Ajax Equipment Improves Tablet Production at Ineos Salt

    June 21, 2018

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied the UK’s largest supplier of vacuum salt products, Ineos Salt, with a new salt handling system to optimise salt tablet production at its Runcorn facility, comprising two screw conveyors and a screw feeder. Ineos Salt produces up to 500,...

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  • 6 Pitfalls to Avoid When Purchasing a Conveyor System

    June 12, 2018

    Over the last decade, industrial manufacturers have had to contend with uncertainty as global demand for products has grown at an inconsistent and often slow pace. With total output in 2016 at just 3.1% and 3.4% in 2017 (1), there are clearly no guarantees for significantly increasing profits. In a...

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  • New “Traction Action” Belt Speed Sensor

    June 11, 2018

    The Model BSD (belt speed detector) is a "traction action" motion control that indicates when a conveyor belt has slowed or quit moving altogether. The unit can be adjusted as an overspeed, underspeed, or zero speed control. The output of the Model BSD can be wired into a PLC or DCS, or...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...

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  • Bulk Spiralfeeder Fits Limited Access Area

    May 31, 2018

    Designed for limited access areas where traditional bulk bag unloaders will not fit, the Model FTH-50 portable frame conveying system utilizes an all in one design. Forklift channel framework for system mobility, a 50-cu-ft storage hopper with cover, and integrated flexible screw conveyor with...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Equipment Market Outlook

    In the U.S. and Canada, as well as many other parts of the world, manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the coming years. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all expected to post gains...

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