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  • Auto-Packer Can Be Connected to Warehouse Storage

    May 14, 2020

    CMC Srl, the Italian Manufacturer of automated packaging solutions, announces the launch of the CMC Genesys, an auto-packer that can be directly connected to a warehouse storage through the patented Vary-Tote system.  This concept allows the suer to feed and pack multi-line orders without the...

  • Segregation Mitigation Pointers

    April 21, 2020

    Segregation is one of three big issues that can affect the successful creation of a product. If quality of the bulk material is not consistent in both time and spatial orientation within the process, then significant consumer acceptance issues result, causing a loss in profit or time-to-market....

  • Material Activation System Solves Retention Problems

    April 7, 2020

    Many ingredients in the food processing industry are prone to bridging, clinging, and clogging because of the high oil or moisture content. The stagnant material slows down production, compromises a company’s recipe, and can even cause cross-batch contamination. That was the problem...

  • Hyperdispersion – The Catalyst for a rapid ROI

    This document is aimed at focusing attention on the most important aspects high efficiency mixing, and its’ impact on reduced Capital Cost and profitability.  Process efficiency and reduced operating costs do not have to be associated with larger batches and increased capital...

  • Safer, Fast Way to Unload Hopper Cars

    March 19, 2020

    While railcar vibration is beneficial to speeding up railcar unloading, there is no compromise when it comes to the safety of railcar operators tasked with inserting and removing heavy railcar vibrators and brackets from the pockets of hopper cars. Most vibrator and wedge configurations range...

  • High-Frequency Vibrators for Bulk Material Handling

    March 13, 2020

    The Vibrotor CCR series vibrators are simple, durable pneumatic designs that deliver effective high-frequency vibration. Typical applications include hoppers, bins, railcars, chutes, vibratory screens, compaction tables, and pre-cast concrete forms, where the devices facilitate material flow and...

  • Custom-Built 20,000-Gallon Heated Storage Vessel

    February 27, 2020

    A supplier of specialty mixing equipment to the process industries worldwide, Ross also manufactures ancillary storage tanks, pressure vessels, and reactors up to 100,000 gal at its Ross Engineering fabrication plant.  Pictured is a recently completed vessel with a full holding capacity of 20...

  • Storage Solutions for Solid Fertilizer Products

    February 20, 2020

    Whether they be within fertilizer factories or at shipping or receiving points, dry bulk fertilizer products are mainly stored in stockpiles. Employing a pile instead of a high silo is an economical solution for large volumes. In most circumstances, the stockpiles are covered in order to protect...

  • Grain Bin Safety Week is February 16-22

    February 14, 2020

    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued a proclamation naming February 16-22 as Grain Bin Safety Week. Earlier this week, the Secretary sat down with the Governor of South Dakota, Kristi Noem, to talk about the importance of grain bin safety on the farm. Governor Noem grew up on a farm...

  • Rotating Screw Discharger Handles Damp Materials

    February 11, 2020

    The type RSD rotating screw discharger is a discharge system for dry or damp bulk materials that do not flow easily. The screw discharger travels over the silo floor by rotating around the vertical axis of the cone and conveys the material into the chute beneath the cone. The screw discharger can...