Sterling Systems & Controls: Automation Migration and Upgrade helps Feed Manufacturer

Sterling (IL), USA –  Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. provides for continuity of automation upgrade within their batching control automation systems for the feed industry. A major livestock feed manufacturer has seamlessly maintained state-of-the-art automation control of the feed manufacturing processes across several decades.

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SWR engineering: Functioning of the FlowJam for contactless Bulk Flow Detection

Schliengen, Germany – SWR engineering‘s FlowJam detects all kinds of bulk solid flows with regard to material movement. The system works contactless by using microwaves.

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Russel Finex: Siebmaschinen für Süßstoffpulver (in German)

Mechelen, Belgium – Siebmaschinen werden häufig in der Lebensmittelindustrie eingesetzt, um die Qualität und Konsistenz von Lebensmittelzusatzstoffen wie Süßstoffpulvern zu gewährleisten. Der Finex Separator™ von Russel Finex ermöglicht eine Hochleistungs-Sortiertrennung von Lebensmittelpulvern und liefert bis zu fünf Fraktionen in einem Arbeitsgang.

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ASGCO: Tru-Trainer Return Idlers now improved for the high Tonnage and high-speed Applications

Allentown (PA), USA ASGCO’s tracking idlers are now improved for the high tonnage and high speed applications as seen in underground and above ground mining and bulk shipping applications.  The company’s line of Tru-Trainer conveyor tracking idlers now includes an extra heavy duty (EXHD) line to accommodate high speed and tonnage associated with mining operations.

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Freeman Technology: FT4 Powder Rheometer supports Metal Processing Industries

Tewkesbury, UK – Powders play an integral part in the production of many products and it is widely acknowledged that they are challenging to handle. It is therefore vital for engineers and processors to have a good understanding of powder behaviour in order to optimise productivity and improve quality. This is particularly applicable in powder metallurgy, where the flowability of metal powders is crucial to efficiency, including enhancing performance of Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes. Continue reading Freeman Technology: FT4 Powder Rheometer supports Metal Processing Industries

Int. Conference “Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids (CHoPS) 2018” – Sep. 10-14, 2018, London (UK)

London, UK – The Conference theme is “Fusion of science and industry: from particle contacts to bulk behaviour”. It will focus on the emerging opportunities and challenges in solids handling technology, and the application of both these and established knowledge, in the process industries and the equipment manufacturing sector. Continue reading Int. Conference “Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids (CHoPS) 2018” – Sep. 10-14, 2018, London (UK)

Martin Engineering: Innovative Air Cannon Positioning at Clinker Cooler for easier Maintenance

Neponset (IL), USAMartin Engineering has helped a U.S. cement plant resolve clogging issues in its clinker cooler, using advanced air cannon technology and an innovative mounting strategy.  HeidelbergCement’s Lehigh-Hanson facility upgraded to modern air cannons and set them in a long U-shaped pipe configuration away from the hottest area of the cooler to offer powerful material flow support with easy maintenance.  The result is a safer workplace, extended equipment life, less downtime and a lower cost of operation.  Continue reading Martin Engineering: Innovative Air Cannon Positioning at Clinker Cooler for easier Maintenance

Sterling Systems & Controls: Bulk Bag Unloading and Weighing System

Sterling (IL), USA – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of its line of bulk bag unloading systems. These customized unloading systems can include bulk bag discharging, material weighing and batch dispensing, along with the controls required for automatic operation. Just such a system has been successfully operating at the site of a leading manufacturer of sugar free and no sugar added baked desserts.

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BEUMER Group: New Sales Office supports Customers worldwide with the Retrofitting of Systems

Beckum, Germany – BEUMER Group opened a new sales office in the Ruhr area of Germany to support its customers with an even more comprehensive range of services. From this sales office “West”, BEUMER Customer Support will handle worldwide retrofitting and modernisation projects, for example on currently operating conveying systems like bucket elevators and clinker conveyors, including those from other suppliers.

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motan Trocknungs- und Fördertechnik bei WITTE Automotive in Ostrov – Tschechien

Im 2016 eröffneten WITTE-Werk in Ostrov, Tschechien, wird insbesondere Kunststoff-Spritzguss, Lackierung und Montage betrieben. Eine wesentliche Anlagenkomponente ist die hochautomatisierte zentrale Förderanlage für Kunststoffgranulat zu den Spritzgießmaschinen. Sie wurde von der deutschen motan-Gruppe geliefert und von deren österreichischer Handelsvertretung Luger GmbH geplant und montiert. Continue reading motan Trocknungs- und Fördertechnik bei WITTE Automotive in Ostrov – Tschechien

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