bulk handling Articles

  • Bulk Handling Instrumentation at its finest

    Introducing the PT600 series of world class advanced digital indicators. Boasting NZ and Australian trade approvals as well as OIML approval, & housed in a durable IP67 stainless steel housing. ...


    By PT Limited

  • Selecting Bulk Handling Equipment

    As processors design factories to grow and automate production, it’s easy for them to focus on the islands of production in their systems (i.e. the expensive equipment that actually makes the end product) and overlook the equipment that transfers material between these islands. By this, we don’t mean they forget they need conveyance equipment. Rather, we mean they easily ...

  • DSH Vs Conventional Telescopic Bellows

    Dust clouds can have negative impact on bulk handling businesses on a vartiety of different fronts. But manufacturer DSH Systems believes its flagship product, the Dust Supression Hopper, is one way bulk product handlers can tackle the multi-headed threat of dust clouds. Continue reading the full ...


    By DSH Systems Ltd

  • Athens Services Project - 70-tph Mixed Material System Sun Valley, California - Case Study

    Athens Services' state-of-the-art Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Sun Valley, California was custom designed by Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) for and represents a significant move by Athens to automate its processing of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW), multi-family, single family and commercial material streams in Southern California. The system features a combination of BHS screen, Nihot air and ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Gericke plans further expansion outside Europe

    In an exclusive interview Markus Gericke, CEO of Switzerland-based Gericke Holding, tells EuroBulkSystems managing editor Richard Miller about his company’s expansion plans in China as well as in the Americas. He also gives his own interpretation as to why the company continues to enjoy pre-eminence as a preferred supplier of advanced handling and processing equipment to ...


    By Gericke AG

  • The true value of magnetic separators and metal detectors in bulk handling

    Introduction The purpose of a bulk material handling may be to transport material from one of several locations to an ultimate destination or to process material such as ore in concentrating and smelting or handling materials for manufacturing. The handling of dry materials in loose bulk form involved the extensive use of static machinery such as belt conveyors, screw conveyors, and various ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Kiwi dust suppression system going global

    DSH Systems of Auckland, producer of its eponymous Dust Suppression Hopper, is supplying ever larger units to more and more countries worldwide. ABHR editor Charles Macdonald spoke to DSH’s CEO, Ian Walton. Sometimes Words Just Aren’t Enough. To fully understand the capability of the Dust Suppression Hopper, only pictures will do. Before and after pictures. ...


    By DSH Systems Ltd

  • Sound Refining, Inc. - a ROTAN® Pump Success Story

    Sound Refining, Inc. - a ROTAN® Pump Success Story Sound Refining Inc. of Tacoma, Washington provides bulk liquid storage and supplies fuels, lubricants, and other products and services to industry in the Pacific Northwest.  Plant Superintendent, Tom Beck is responsible for maintaining incoming and outgoing product schedules. Tom tells us, ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Torque about improving handling accuracy

    Dry bulk handling is en route to becoming a precision science with a level of control previously undreamt of, thanks to 20 years of research and development into digital non-contact torque monitoring. Dry bulk handling is following many other industrial processes that have been redeveloped from a ‘black art’ to a highly accurate and controlled procedure. A generation ago much of industry was in ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Bee`ah Project - 75 tph Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) System Retrofit Sharjah, UAE - Case Study

    Bee’ah’s major retrofit to the company’s Sharjah Material Recovery Facility, designed, manufactured and installed by BHS, was completed in April 2017. The facility is now the largest in the Middle East, with the capacity to process more than 500,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW) annually. The retrofit upgraded capacity and automation, increasing recovery and total ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Biffa UK Project - 8 tph Glass Clean-Up System Container Clean-Up System Aldridge, UK - Case Study

    Biffa chose BHS as a partner for adding a specialized 8-tph Glass Clean-Up System and Container Clean-Up System to its existing Materials Resource Facility (MRF) in Aldridge, UK, greatly increasing the quality and recovery of glass, fibre and clean containers. The Glass Clean-Up system features two BHS Debris Roll Screens with patented TriDisc technology, two Nihot SDS units and two Nihot ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Casepak Project 26 mtph Dry Recyclables System Leicester, UK - Case Study

    BHS designed, manufactured and installed a highly automated, dual-function sorting system for Casepak at its new Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in Leicester. The system start up was in September, 2011. “This is a major milestone for Casepak,” said Mark Smith, Managing Director at Casepak, at the facility's grand opening in January, 2012. “Since the MRF became operational in ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Cleanaway Project - 50 tph Commingled Recyclables System Perth, Western Australia - Case Study

    Cleanaway has opened a new 50-tonne-per-hour Single Stream Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) in Perth, Western Australia. Designed, manufactured and installed by BHS, the facility, known as the Perth MRF, is able to process 250,000-tonnes-per-year, enough capacity to sort all of the city’s residential recyclables. According to Cleanaway, the Perth MRF is the most advanced recycling ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • CarbonLITE - Secondary Plastics Dallas, Texas - Case Study

    CarbonLITE, LLC has installed a new 230,000-square-foot plant in Dallas, Texas that recycles approximately 100 million pounds of beverage bottles annually into food-grade PET pellets. CarbonLITE has a strategic alliance with Nestlé Waters North America, and the Dallas plant will be supplying PET to Nestlé’s bottling facilities near Dallas. The facility’s front-end ...


    By Bulk Handling Systems (BHS)

  • Automated Consignment Sampling Systems

    Introduction The following is a case study where consignment sampling has been implemented at a UK coal fired power station. Bias-Free Sampling The production of consistent and repeatable ‘bias-free’ samples is not possible but all international sampling standards give precise limits within which systems can be considered as being ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • Spending small to save big in a downturn

    How strategic upgrades in bulk handling components can pay off in the short term "You can"t save your way to solvency" goes the business adage, but suggesting major capital improvements with long-term pay-out in tight economic times may send your co-workers running for cover. Prosperity can often be found between both extremes, where strategically placed equipment upgrades can instantly reduce or ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Hemp Processing: Selecting Bulk Material Handling Equipment

    As a burgeoning industry, hemp has a long way to go in terms of efficient processing. Many processing plants currently rely on labor-intensive systems with high costs. This, of course, won’t always be the case. As the hemp industry matures and expands outside the CBD market, smart business owners will invest in more efficient processing methods. As part of this investment, hemp processors ...

  • ‘New for old’ dust analyser deal brings 96.66% data capture rates to NE Lincs

    With the UK’s largest port and the industrial town of Grimsby in its jurisdiction, air quality monitoring is a primary concern for North East Lincolnshire Borough Council. When DEFRA reported that the TEOM dust analysers the council relied on weren’t up to standard, rapid action was required and Enviro Technology (ET) stepped in with its BAM 1020s. North East Lincolnshire is the ...

  • Art or Science?

    The choice between dilute phase pneumatic conveying and flexible screw conveying is not always clear Everyone has rules of thumb when it comes to choosing a conveying system — rules based on bulk material characteristics, required flow rates and distances, source and destination, plant configuration, and other variables. But those with experience in all types of systems will tell ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Handling Bulk Foods? Inspecting Them Can Save You Money

    A new white paper from Mettler-Toledo explains how bulk food inspection systems can protect consumers and minimise the risk of expensive product recalls by eliminating physical contaminants. Bulk food product inspection systems are specifically designed to inspect a wide range of loose, bulk foods at various stages of the production process. Despite frequently inspecting loose ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

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