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  • Conveyor Pull Cord Safety Stop Switch

    August 14, 2017

    The Pullswitch is a failsafe taut wire emergency pull cord stop switch for conveyors. PVC-coated steel pull wires and pigtails connect between the switches to provide easy installation and continuous emergency stop access along the length of the entire conveyor.   Pullswitches can be...

  • Conveyor Equipment Orders Soar

    August 11, 2017

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its June 2017 booked orders increased 40.6% when compared to June 2016 orders. When compared to May 2017, June 2017 booked orders were up 36.6%. June booked orders were up 6.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 51.8%...

  • Hapman Announces Industrial Internet-of-Things Initiative

    August 7, 2017

    Hapman, a global manufacturer of standard and custom bulk material handling equipment, announces an initiative with Dattus, an industrial Internet-of-Things (IIoT) platform, to bring Industrial IoT value to its customers. The sizeable investment in this initiative allows Hapman the ability to...

  • Enhanced Pipe Belt Conveyors

    August 1, 2017

    The Vecoplan range includes VecoBelt belt conveyors that are suitable for transporting all types of bulk material. The closed design of these conveyors protect the environment from the materials being transported. The conveyors can cope with horizontal and vertical bends and also with slight...

  • Conveyor Belt Cleaner Program Extends Replacement Services to UK

    July 31, 2017

    Martin Engineering announces a factory-direct program to deliver and install fresh replacement polyurethane blades, accurately specified, custom-fitted, and mounted free of charge.   Building on the network introduced in the U.S., the Mr. Blade UK program will allow Martin Engineering to...

  • Schenck Process to Open Segregated Stainless Steel Production Plant

    July 26, 2017

    In an effort to better serve the high end food, dairy, nutraceutical, and fine chemical markets, Schenck Process announces an investment to renovate its main plant at the Whitewater, WI location to a dedicated stainless steel production facility.    The change removes carbon steel...

  • New GEAPS/K-State Maintenance Training on Grain Conveying Equipment

    July 24, 2017

    Registration is now open for the all-new Hands-On Training (HOT) Program from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State). The innovative two-and-a-half day training program has participants working in small groups to repair common grain conveying...

  • Transvair Aero-Mechanical Conveyor

    July 12, 2017

    The patented Transvair mechanical conveyor handles a wide range of products. It conveys fine cohesive powders that other conveyors cannot handle.   The conveyor is available in aluminum, carbon steel, 300 series stainless steel, or other alloys. High pressure-rated units are offered for...

  • Combustible Dust Explosions in Bucket Elevators

    July 5, 2017

    Commonly used to lift dusty product ranging from raw material to finished goods, bucket elevators are a workhorse on which many plants depend for efficient handling. Connecting different areas of a process facility, an unprotected bucket elevator can become a conduit that conveys the destructive...

  • Screw Conveyance for Meat Transport

    July 5, 2017

    A screw conveyor is not always the first thing that many companies in the meat sector think of when they want to transport their meat product from one process machine to another. But Van Beek’s screw conveyors have proven themselves in the meat processing industry with advantages over...