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  • Tawi USA Introduces New Lift Trolley System

    November 21, 2019

    The Tawi CR80 is a new IP65-certified lift trolley system that ensures the easy and safe movement of most types of goods in industries with stringent sanitary requirements. The Tawi CR80 is a stainless-steel, waterproof, and dustproof belt drive lift system with all electronics safely enclosed in...

  • High-Capacity Dumper for Mobile Bins

    October 31, 2019

    Flexicon offers a new open-chute high-lift bin dumper that hydraulically raises and dumps mobile bins into a hopper that feeds an integral flexible screw conveyor operating under loss-of-weight control. Bins weighing up to 3000 lb are rolled into a three-sided pen, where a lifting tongue centered...

  • Port Equipment Manufacturers Association Names Chairman

    October 31, 2019

    Dr. Pietro de Michieli, managing director at Aumund Fördertechnik GmbH/Germany, is the new chair for equipment design and infrastructure at Port Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA), UK. With the chairmanship of de Michieli the Aumund Group of companies with Aumund Fördertechnik,...

  • Is Attrition Affecting Your Powder Handling Process?

    October 30, 2019

    This is a very interesting question, in that some bulk solids are friable, meaning that they fracture or break easily. This can be disconcerting as damaged product creates a myriad of problems such as flow issues, product quality issues, environmental and safety issues, etc. In this article we will...

  • End-of-Arm Vacuum Tool Configurable for Any Cobot

    October 7, 2019

    Piab’s piCOBOT vacuum operated end-of-arm-tool (EOAT) is available with a generic electrical interface, as well as several options for mechanical mounting plate dimensions in accordance with the ISO 9409-1 standard, enabling it to be configured to work with any collaborative robot and smaller...

  • Mobile Dumper-Conveyor System Performs Multiple Tasks

    September 30, 2019

    This new mobile drum dumper-conveyor system from Flexicon allows dust-free dumping of bulk solid materials from drums, and/or conveying it to process equipment and storage vessels throughout the plant. The system’s Tip-Tite drum dumper accommodates drums from 30 to 55 gal, weighing up to 750...

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  • PET Bottle Flake and Pellet Handling System

    August 29, 2019

    Pelletron Corp., a global leader in providing custom solutions for pneumatic conveying and material handling systems to the plastics industry, was selected to supply the PET bottle flake and pellet handling systems for CarbonLITE’s newest post-consumer recycled PET plant in PA. Pelletron is...

  • Flexicon Opens Office in France

    August 5, 2019

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened an office in Dijon, France to provide factory-direct sales and application engineering services to customers in France and surrounding regions, it was announced by Greg Slack, vice president global sales, Flexicon Corp. The new location will be headed by Emmanuel...

  • Fiber Drum Dumping System Conditions, Discharges

    July 29, 2019

    This new Tip-Tite drum dumping system automatically conditions fiberboard drums containing bulk solid material, dumps the material into downstream equipment, and accumulates empty drums on a roller conveyor for removal. The system is intended for low- to high-volume handling of drums containing...