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  • 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...

  • Aslan Cement Relies on Aumund Machines for Modernization Project

    May 14, 2019

    Aumund Fördertechnik has received an order from Aslan Cement Inc. that comprises nine machines. The company is part of the OYAK Cement Group, one of the leading Turkish cement producers, and an important customer to Aumund Fördertechnik for many years. The order is part of the complete...

  • Conveying Equipment Orders Rise MOM, Fall YOY

    May 10, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reported that its March 2019 booked orders were up 42.2% when compared to February 2019 but decreased 25.1% when compared to March 2018. March booked orders were down 0.6% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 65.3% for Unit Handling Equipment...

  • Level Detection for Plugged Chutes and Conveying

    May 2, 2019

    Dynatrol DJ level detectors are successful as plugged chute detectors for most types of conveying. They are also ideal for high, mid, or low point level detection, providing dependable operation in dusty environments as well as on vessels, storage bins, or hoppers equipped with vibrators. For...

  • Belt Apron Conveyors

    April 29, 2019

    Robust apron conveyors (SZFs) are used in cement plants to transport clinker safely and economically from the kiln cooling system to the silos. Beumer Group offers a variant, the belt apron conveyor (GSZF). Using a belt instead of a chain as traction element allows higher speeds and a slimmer...

  • Safety Stop Switch Detects Cable Breaks

    April 22, 2019

    The Model RSB is a “broken-cable” version of the Model RS series of cable operated safety stop switches. This unit is designed to actuate whenever the actuation cable is severed or pulled. It was developed to meet the stringent requirements of safety agencies throughout the world....

  • Collaborative Engineering, Project Management Save Historic Ferry

    April 18, 2019

    While most material handling equipment projects involve careful engineering and configuration planning, a few involve special challenges that genuinely test the knowledge and skills of equipment manufacturers and customers alike. This article describes how Hapman, a material handling equipment...

  • Remote Equipment Monitoring System

    April 12, 2019

    Bulk materials handling specialist Spiroflow has launched a monitoring system that remotely provides real time information on the performance of its complete machinery range, from flexible screw conveyors to tubular drag and aeromechanical conveyors. The SAM (Spiroflow Active Monitoring) system...

  • 2018 Conveying Equipment Orders Hit Record High

    April 4, 2019

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that 2018 shipments in North America were up 18.04%. CEMA estimates that shipments totaled $16.723 billion for 2018, a record level and an increase of $2.685 billion from 2017 shipments of $14.038 billion.   CEMA estimates...

  • New Shaft Seal Eliminates Product Loss on Screw Conveyors

    April 1, 2019

    Inpro/Seal has developed its latest Air Mizer (AM) solutions design, the AM CEMA shaft seal for screw conveyors.  Invented by Inpro/Seal in 2005, AM solutions are complete shaft seals that permanently protect against product loss and contamination on industrial processing equipment. By...