RESIN CONVEYING

Conair Parent Buys Conveying Systems Firm

IPEG purchases long-time partner company Phoenix Systems, which makes powder and pellet conveying and unloading equipment used by processors in high-volume applications.

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Pre-Engineered Vs. Custom Vacuum Conveying Systems for Compounding and Extrusion

When it comes to vacuum conveying systems for plastics processing, custom powder handling solutions are not always required. Pre-engineered, turnkey solutions can be a perfect option for powders and bulk solids in a wide range of industries.

Energy-Efficient Vacuum Pump

Can run with pressure control or at a constant rotational speed.  

Drum Dumper with Safety Cage

Allows hands-free, automated dumping of bulk solid materials from 30- to 55-gal drums.

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Material Handling: Vacuum Conveying Pump Makes Things Simple

Maguire’s new pump is compatible with the company’s LowPro receivers used for automated ‘mini-central’ conveying systems.

Material Handling: Bulk Conveyor with Safety Cage

Prevents contact with moving parts during operation and automated unloading of bulk bags.  

Conveying: Compact Unit for Smaller Systems

New line said to be an optimal and inexpensive solution for lower-volume applications.

Material Handling: High-Capacity Dumper for Mobile Bins

System hydraulically raises and dumps mobile bins into a hopper that feeds an integral flexible screw conveyor.

Conveying: Pump is Quiet, Powerful, Energy-Efficient

The multi-stage regenerative impeller design of the new Conair HRG Series vacuum pumps is the key to developing deep vacuum power for conveying plastic pellets over long distances, while keeping noise levels comfortably low.

Recycling: New Free-Fall Metal Separator

This system is optimized for applications in plastics, especially for granulate and compound producers.

Material Handling: Bulk-Bag Discharger Features Open-Channel Construction

Sanitary unit built for applications in which contamination of the product or equipment cannot be tolerated.  

Materials Handling: Drying, Blending, Conveying News at K 2019

Plastic Systems arrives in the U.S. with a handful of new auxiliaries.
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Plastic Systems Opens U.S. Headquarters

Italian supplier of a wide range of auxiliary equipment opens in Atlanta.

Material Handling: Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying Offers Gentler Material Movement

Gericke USA says proprietary design of the Pulse-Flow pneumatic conveying system utilizes regular pulses to form the dry material into separate, pulsed slugs.

Materials Handling: Dust-Tight Drum Dumper

Designed for use with poorly-flowing or agglomerated materials.

Material Handling: Discharger Pierces Single-Use Bags to Boost Productivity

Allows feeding of downstream processes at ultra-high rates.

New U.S. Sales Manager for Lorenz

Will be responsible for U.S. sales and will manage the firm’s U.S. representatives and handle key accounts.

Material Handling: New Battery-Powered Laser Level Sensor

Allows use of level sensors on silos or in remote locations where inventory monitoring has not been feasible.
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Material Handling: News in Conveying & Drying at Fakuma

Piovan introduces filterless receivers, upgraded coupling station, and new drying hoppers.

Material Handling: Plant Supervisory Computer for Conveying, Loading, Drying, Cooling

Moretto’s Mowis 3 is the latest version of its plantwide surpervisory computer for materials handling and process cooling.

Road Trip: Bulk-Handling Systems on Wheels

Coperion, Coperion K-Tron launch Traveling Equipment Display to showcase  solutions for handling bulk-solid materials.