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

New ABB Drive Solution significantly decreases the Cost Threshold for Gearless Conveyor Technology

Zurich, SwitzerlandABB‘s gearless conveyor drive is now available for use on a wider range of conveyor systems. Already proven on larger motors, the newest drive is designed for medium power range motors (1 to 3 MW per motor) to make this technology economically feasible for a broader range of conveyor systems, including the use on mobile equipment in mining operations. The new solution can be applied for both greenfield and brownfield systems, and significantly decreases the cost threshold for gearless conveyor technology. Continue reading New ABB Drive Solution significantly decreases the Cost Threshold for Gearless Conveyor Technology

General Kinematics introduce Barrier Advanced Vibratory Equipment Monitoring

Crystal Lake (IL), USA – General Kinematics has introduced BARRIER™, a vibratory equipment monitoring solution that includes three components:  APEX™, VERTEX™ and NOMADX™. Barrier provides three levels of equipment tracking that can be customized to the user’s process to better maintain their equipment and avoid downtime. Continue reading General Kinematics introduce Barrier Advanced Vibratory Equipment Monitoring

SWR engineering: Schüttgutmessungen in der Baustoffindustrie

In der Baustoffindustrie wird eine Vielzahl von Schüttgütern verarbeitet. Bei der permanenten Weiterentwicklung von Herstellungsprozessen nimmt die Messtechnik, neben neuen chemischen Verfahren und Optimierungen im mechanischen Bereich, mittlerweile einen festen Platz ein. SWR engineering bietet verschiedene Messverfahren zur nachhaltigen Verbesserung des Handlings von Schüttgütern. Sei es zu wissen, ob definierte Grenzstände erreicht sind, ob Material in einer Leitung überhaupt noch fließt, welcher Feuchtegehalt vorhanden ist oder welche Menge durchgesetzt wird. Continue reading SWR engineering: Schüttgutmessungen in der Baustoffindustrie

Sandvik to invest in a new Plant for Manufacturing of Fine Metal Powders in Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden – Sandvik will invest about SEK 200 million (approx. USD 25 million) in a new plant for manufacturing of titanium and nickel fine metal powders within the business area Sandvik Materials Technology. The investment will complement the existing powder offering and strengthen Sandvik’s position in the rapidly growing markets for metal powder and metal additive manufacturing.

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IEP Technologies acquires Spark Detection Specialist Atexon

Zug, Switzerland – Effective February 1, 2018, IEP Technologies, a member of the HOERBIGER Group, has acquired business operations, the portfolio, patents and trademark rights of Atexon Oy, a company headquartered in Oulunsalo, Finland, specializing in spark detection and extinguishing for industrial explosion protection. Continue reading IEP Technologies acquires Spark Detection Specialist Atexon

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