Vienna, Austria – At K 2019, Starlinger will present a closed loop system for big bags made from woven polypropylene. The sustainable concept “circular packaging” will be Starlinger’s main theme at the K show 2019 as well as at the Starlinger Open House in Weissenbach/Austria. Continue reading Starlinger “Circular Packaging” at K 2019: a Closed Loop for Big Bags made from Polypropylene Fabric
The recycling and reuse of plastic materials calls for the conversion of scraps into workable raw materials which involves the compounding and pelleting of the scrap materials. The process used by a Spanish manufacturer equires the addition of mineral powder prior to extruding. Replacing the formerly open bag with a big-bag emptying station provided for a more efficient production and a cleaner working environment. Continue reading Bulk Bag Discharging plus Pneumatic Conveying – Enhanced Handling Capacity Boosts Plastic Compounding Productivity
Whitstable, United Kingdom – A new ultra-heavy-duty Bulk Bag Filling System from Flexicon receives abrasives, high-density solids and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials from upstream processes or storage vessels, and fills the material by weight into bulk bags. Intended for mining, glass, ceramics and other demanding industrial applications, the system is comprised of heavy-gauge variants of the company’s patented TWIN-CENTREPOST™ filler and FLEXICON® flexible screw conveyor consolidated on a robust skid with integral forklifting tubes for mobility. Continue reading Flexicon: Ultra-Heavy-Duty Bulk Bag Filler with Integral Conveyor
Whitstable, United Kingdom – A new Block-Buster® Bulk Bag Conditioner from Flexicon features a laser safety curtain that automatically stops the system’s hydraulic rams, scissor lift and turntable if the laser beam is obstructed, eliminating the need for safety-hinged doors and interlock switches for operator safety.
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. has developed and implemented the capability to automate the ingredient batching of the rubber compounding process. Using a hybrid ingredient bulk material batching system that combines minor bin and bulk bag ingredient batching, Sterling Systems has been automating rubber compounding and replaced the slower, labor intensive manual batching with an efficient, fast and accurate automated system.
Bastia Umbra, Italy – Concetti has launched an automatic big bag (Fibcs) weighing, filling and closing system which is operated by one single employee. The new net weighing and filling station for single loop big bag can fill up to 150/BB per hour, ensuring an high productivity and flexibility. The system allows the automation of a manual process that generally employs three members of staff, greatly reducing costs and ensuring greater safety at work.
Groningen, The Netherlands – Jansen&Heuning has delivered a crusher for bigbags to a customer in the Netherlands. It is the first machine of a new series, developed in-house. The crusher crushes raw materials in bigbags into useful products. Continue reading Jansen&Heuning: New Bigbag Crusher performs well
Two years ago, J.D. Neuhaus had the inaugural presentation of their company film “Engineered For Extremes”; since then the world has revolved more than 700 times and we have also continued filming.