Moving powders, pelletized materials, or granular bulk materials to processes from bulk bags, bag dump stations, silos, feed bins, hoppers, totes, supersacks or other sources is done very efficiently and economically with aero-mechanical conveying systems. Depending on the application and bulk materials conveyed, this conveying method provides solutions by crossing the traditional boundaries in providing the best of both worlds in dense or dilute conveying for total dust-free bulk material transfer. Continue reading Aero-Conveying – A Hybrid of Pneumatic and Mechanical Conveying for Bulk Material Handling
Bethlehem (PA), United States – When using conventional sweep elbows in pneumatic conveying systems, friable material impacting the elbow wall at high speed causes breakage and fines. With the HammerTek® SMART ELBOW® Deflection Elbow, deflection of friable material around the bend prevents impact, breakage and fines. Continue reading HammerTek: Smart Elbow Deflection Elbow prevents Breakage
Aerzen, Germany – The successful screw compressor generation Delta Screw from AERZEN gets an addition: With the VM 100 compressor package, the versatile E-Compressor series now comprises seven model variants. Its distinguishing features: the efficient technology for use in the upper volume flow range and the integrated electric acoustic hood fan. Continue reading Aerzener Maschinenfabrik: New Size for E-Compressors
Gelsenkirchen, Germany – Masterflex Group, a specialist for connecting and hose systems made of high-performance plastics and fabrics for demanding industrial applications, is ensuring that roads, squares and paths remain clean. Under the Masterflex brand, the company is presenting a new microbe- and hydrolysis-resistant suction and transport hose. Continue reading Masterflex: New Suction and Transport Hose makes the Streets Cleaner
Putnam (CT), United States – The AirSweep® Material Activation System eliminates bridging, ratholes and buildup, providing a first-in, first-out, on-demand material flow. Continue reading Control Concepts: AirSweep Material Flow Test – Resin Flakes
Somerset (NJ), United States – Process equipment manufacturer Gericke USA, has unveiled the Pulse-Flow™ PTA dense phase pneumatic conveying system. Featuring a proprietary design, the Pulse-Flow pneumatic conveying system directs the air or nitrogen into the pressure vessel and pipeline in timed, regular pulses that form the dry material into separate, wavelike, pulsed slugs. Continue reading Gericke USA: New Dense Phase System uses Low Velocity Slugs to protect Sensitive Products
Sterling (IL), United States – Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. is a manufacturer of custom micro, minor and bulk weighing and ingredient batching systems. What’s special about Sterling Systems is that the company develops customized systems so that customers get what they want and need, the way they want it. Continue reading Sterling Systems: Ingredient Batching Systems provided with Dust Collection and Pneumatic Conveying
Friedrichsdorf, Germany – motan-colortronic‘s exhibits at the Plastpol 2018 comprised a cross-section of the company’s product range, as well as its updated range of METRO G conveying systems – one of the highlights of the stand. The Plastpol also marked the updated range’s launch on the Polish market. The new version systems feature an even greater range of options and other improvements that were inspired by customer feedback.
Helsinki, Finland – Cargotec has signed an agreement with JCE Invest AB to establish a joint venture, Bruks Siwertell Group, specialised in dry bulk handling. The new joint venture will own Siwertell AB (previously part of Kalmar Business Area within Cargotec) and BRUKS Holding AB (previously part of JCE Group).
Chicago (IL), United States – A large flour producer in the US manufactures and distributes corn flour as an ingredient in various food products. Roughly one year ago plant engineers installed three 6-inch Chain-Vey tubular drag conveyors for the transport of yellow and white corn flour. The Chain-Veys supplied by Modern Process Equipment (MPE) replaced screw conveyors and pneumatic conveyors that resulted in poor customer feedback with product being out of spec.