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
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. has announced the availability of its new Bulk Bag Packaging Systems. These Bulk Bag Packaging Systems can fit a wide range of bag and container sizes and can be provided to weigh filled capacities of from 100 to 4400 lbs (approx. 45 to 2000 kg). Continue reading Sterling Systems & Controls: Bulk Bag Packaging Systems
By D. Boger – As the number of options for bulk bag filling equipment options increases, so should the ability of the specifier to evaluate stand-alone equipment and integrated systems against current and anticipated needs. Continue reading Specifying a Bulk Bag Filler: The six most important Parameters to consider
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 BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Discharger from Flexicon features a bag piercing receiving hopper and side-mounted flow promotion devices to feed downstream processes at ultra-high rates. The BFC Series discharger features a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for loading a bulk bag without the use of a forklift, and lowering it onto the hopper’s four-bladed knife. Continue reading Flexicon: Discharger pierces single-use Bulk Bags, cuts Cycle Times
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls’ bulk bag unloading systems are highly custom engineered and manufactured. They can include many special features, such as material weighing and batch dispensing, system controls required for automatic operation, bag hoist, bag massagers, a variety of valve types, dust containment and much more. Continue reading Sterling Systems & Controls: Custom Bulk Bag Unloaders
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. have announced the availability of its line of bulk bag handling systems. These include customized unloading systems and also customized bulk bag filling systems. Bulk bag unloading systems can include bulk bag discharging, material weighing and batch dispensing, along with the controls required for automatic operation. Continue reading Sterling Systems & Controls: customized Bulk Bag Unloading and Filling Solutions
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. custom designs and manufactures the highest quality automation control systems for virtually any process, such as bulk bag filling, or a complete facility. Sterling Systems & Controls works with numerous OEM’s to provide them with competitive and efficient automation and process control of their equipment being sold to their customer.
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls line of bulk bag unloading systems available with integral dust containment. The integral dust containment system provides operator access to the bag spout for connecting a new full bag or disconnecting an empty bag, within a Dust Containment Box.
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.