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.
Whitstable, Kent, U.K. – A new BEV-CON™ Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor with Round Vibratory Screener by Flexicon removes oversize particles and reduces soft agglomerates before conveying on-size bulk materials from powders and large pellets that flow freely, to non-free-flowing products that pack, cake, seize or smear due to compression or frictional heat.
Ready to plug in and run, the castor-mounted system can be rolled into position, locked in place with jacking footpads, and connected to an upstream material source in several minutes.
Whitstable, Kent, U.K. – A new Flexicon® flexible screw conveyor with trough hopper can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders and other process equipment.
The hopper features an extended-length charging adapter that exposes 1143 mm of the flexible screw rotating within an inclined U-shaped trough to charge material entering the hopper at any point.
Aschaffenburg, Germany – Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office here to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Germany, it was announced by Keith Bourton, Managing Director.
“The Aschaffenburg location will fuel Flexicon‘s rapid growth in the region by providing a dedicated German-language staff with full access to corporate resources,” explains Mr. Bourton.
Whitstable, Kent, U.K. – A new BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Weigh Batch Unloading System with Manual Dumping Station and Flexible Screw Conveyor automatically conveys weighed batches of contamination-sensitive materials to downstream processes and allows rapid sanitising.
The BFC model discharger frame is equipped with a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for positioning of bulk bags without the use of a forklift. A SPOUT-LOCK™ clamp ring atop a TELE-TUBE™ telescoping tube securely connects the clean side of the bag spout to the clean side of the equipment intake, and maintains constant downward tension on the bag as it empties and elongates, promoting complete discharge from the bag.
Whitstable, Kent – Flexicon has introduced a new bulk bag lifting frame with telescoping arms that accommodates bulk bags produced in an increasing range of sizes.
The lifting frame is optional on all BFC models of Flexicon’s BULK-OUT® discharger line, and available for up to two tonne capacities to replace conventional lifting frames of any make or model of discharger that employs a hoist to position and suspend bulk bags.
Whitstable, Kent – A new automated Bulk Bag Weigh Batching System from Flexicon meters ingredients into a FLEXI-DISC™ Tubular Cable Conveyor that transports batches of a specified weight to downstream processing equipment, dust-free.
Whitstable, Kent – A new Series of BULK-OUT® Half-Frame Bulk Bag Dischargers by Flexicon features low-cost frames of variable heights and offsets to fit restricted areas previously utilised for dumping of smaller containers such as sacks, pails, drums, boxes and bins.
Whitstable, Kent, U.K. – A new Rear-Post Bulk Bag Filler features a patented Swing-Down® fill head that pivots to the operator at floor level for safe, ergonomic spout connections, and a low-profile loading deck that allows removal of filled bags using a pallet jack.