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  • Belt Cleaner Manufacturer Introduces Forever Equipment Guarantee

    June 28, 2019

    Martin Engineering is offering lifetime no-cost replacement of tensioners and mainframes for belt cleaners that are fitted exclusively with the company’s cleaner blades.  Under the Forever Belt Cleaner Guarantee, the company will provide replacement parts as required, for all cleaner...

  • Impact Cradles Control Spillage, Preserve Conveyor Belt Integrity

    June 27, 2019

    Martin Engineering offers a family of impact cradles engineered to prevent belt and mainframe damage and eliminate spillage of heavy materials.  Martin impact cradles feature a bed of steel angles lined by energy-absorbing impact bars with a top layer of low friction, ultra-high molecular...

  • Non-Contact Motion Control

    June 25, 2019

    The model RMS-G (non-contact motion control) is a versatile zero speed control that can provide protection to various types of rotating equipment.  The RMS controller uses an inductive proximity sensor and a ferrous target disk to determine if a piece of equipment is rotating or if it has...

  • Weighing Single or Multiple Ingredients

    June 20, 2019

    This system is designed for weighing multiple or single ingredients. The weigh indicator has data/recipe storage and a repeatability of 0.1% accuracy of applied load. The typical system consists of an AFC Spiralfeeder with an infeed hopper and proprietary drive adapter with integral seals, as well...

  • Conveyor Components Boost Material Handling Efficiency

    June 11, 2019

    Heritage Cooperative serves more than 3500 farmer members and 4000 rural and urban customers. Among its 30 locations is its expansive Kenton, OH-based Agronomy Center, which includes a 30,000-tn dry fertilizer storage facility for products including potash, ammonium sulfate, and urea. Material is...

  • Rugged Zero Speed Control

    June 11, 2019

    The model CMS (compact motion switch) is a rugged loss of motion device for use on most rotating equipment, including overland conveyors, rotary valves, fans, crushers, delumpers, blenders, packaging equipment, and other machinery.  The CMS is available in a weatherproof or explosionproof...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Fall

    June 10, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its April 2019 booked orders decreased 5.2% when compared to April 2018 orders. When compared to March 2019, April booked orders were down 38.9%. April booked orders were up 2.9% for Bulk Handling Equipment and down 52.4% for...

  • Ultra-Heavy-Duty Bulk Bag Filler with Integral Conveyor

    June 3, 2019

    This new ultra-heavy-duty bulk bag filling system from Flexicon receives abrasives, high-density solids and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials from upstream processes or storage vessels and fills the material by weight into bulk bags. Intended for mining, glass, ceramics, and other demanding...

  • Lawrence Industries, Inc.

  • Vac-U-Max Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary

    May 28, 2019

    Vac-U-Max has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum...