Mechelen, Belgium – Kemira Chemicals (UK) Ltd. (Kemira), part of the Kemira Oyj chemical industry group, is a producer of advanced chemicals for industrial applications. At its production site in Ellesmere Port, UK, Kemira produces a variety of coagulants for the treatment of waste water. As with all Kemira products, only the highest quality can be accepted, and this is reflected by the raw materials and processing equipment used in production. When seeking a sieving solution for screening incoming bulk powders, Kemira contacted Russell Finex – a global manufacturer of chemical sieving and filtration equipment.
Beckum, Germany – After the first overland conveyor of 12.5 km was put into operation in 2009, BEUMER Group client Yadong Cement also commissioned a conveyor line from the transfer station to the plant. The construction and commissioning of the expansion started in 2014, and just less than two years later, the second part with the 13.6 long overland conveyor was put into operation.
Tewkesbury, United Kingdom – Freeman Technology‘s Uniaxial Powder Tester (UPT) is a unique stand-alone uniaxial shear tester for simple, sensitive and cost effective powder characterisation. The instrument delivers repeatable and reliable measurements, providing a robust alternative to traditional powder testing techniques. This videos shows the principles of measurement.
Lawrenceville (GA), USA – WAM USA, a member of WAMGROUP, offers an online configurator tool that allows to easily configure and design a CEMA Screw Conveyor. This online tool is based on the company’s understanding of the ever-growing need of engineers and project managers for easy-to-use online tools and, at the same time, readily available 3D models of CEMA screw conveyors.
Uzwil (SG), Switzerland – Bühler‘s MoisturePro Moisture Control can increase production yield for petfood processors by continually monitoring product moisture content at the dryer discharge and automatically adjusting the dryer in real time. Even small percentage increases in yield can have a significant impact on profitability.
Edinburgh, United Kingdom – This simulation models over 8 million particles of less than 0.3mm in size. Large amounts of tiny particles are common in Additive Manufacturing applications. This video shows powder raking and how EDEM tools can be used to analyze voidage, particle orientation and number of contacts at different time steps. Similar simulations can guide the design and optimization of the powder rake and its speed.
Marietta (GA), United States – Dos Santos International was awarded a contract to provide two vertical DSI GPS systems for H+E Logistik for the Paris Tunneling Project. This comprehensive video shows the ingenuity and expertise of Dos Santos International and their world renowned Sandwich belt high angle conveyor.
Braeside (VIC), Australia – Kinder Australia’s Conveyor Belt Tracking Solution, K-Commander® Self Centring Idler is designed to promote correct conveyor belt alignment for single and reversing conveyor belt applications. The unique engineered action of the central ball and socket link, enclosed in the rubber covered steel tube, delivers the belt to run true.
Sterling (IL), United States — Custom batching system using mixing containers as batch hoppers. Traveling mixing container is on gain-in-weight scale system for weighing ingredients, check weigh and hand adds. Mixing container is manually transported to mixer and attached. Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. was asked to custom design this system and provide mechanical system for moving mixing containers, the containers and all electrical and batching controls.
Paderborn, Germany – The Lödige laboratory coater – LC Lab – was engineered for galenical development in pharmceutical companies. The lab coater is exceptionally quick and designed as a modular system that can be customized to suit customer requirements.