bulk material handling Articles

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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, ...


    By Eriez Magnetics Europe Ltd

  • TAIM WESER will supply stockyard machinery to REPSOL YPF to expand its Cartagena refinery.

    TAIM WESER will be responsible for designing, manufacturing and supplying two stockyard machinery facilities and a crane for the project to expand the Repsol YPF Cartagena Refinery. The oil company will invest more than 3,200 million Euros in this project, which will double the refinery’s current production and turn it into one of the most modern plants with the greatest conversion capacity in ...


    By TAIMWESER S.A.

  • Moving difficult-to-handle bulk materials with flexible screw conveyors

    Flexible screw conveyor systems can be engineered to transport bulk materials that tend to pack, cake, smear, break apart or fluidize, and can prevent the separation of blended products. Flexible screw conveyors (Fig. 1) are suitable for most bulk materials, from sub-micron powders to large pellets, both free-flowing and non-free flowing. They are capable of conveying bulk materials at any angle ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Unloading, feeding, conveying, storage, security sieving and drum filling of lactose

    Subject: Expansion of the existing facility in Nörten-Hardenberg to enable the production of Direct Compression Lactose (DCL).   Client: DMV International in Nörten-Hardenberg (Germany)   Gericke Technology: A Gericke Pulse Flow transport vessel type PTA 80 is used to convey the raw material from big-bags to a feeding hopper.    The Gericke Vibrating Bin ...


    By Gericke AG

  • A Lindner Universal Shredder guarantees the safe eradication of top-secret data - Case Study

    Since the end of 2014, a Lindner Recyclingtech Micromat 2000 single-shaft, universal shredder has been in successful operation for REISSWOLF Akten- und Datenvernichtung GmbH in Frankfurt, Germany. At the company, documents and data carriers containing strictly confidential information are destroyed and the high throughput performance and reliable process stability provided by Lindner technology ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Thermal Screw Conveyors: Heated or Chilled

    Industrial screw conveyors, also known as auger conveyors, are a widely-used method of bulk conveyance in many industries. These industries include food and chemical processing, water treatment plants, biofuel production, agriculture, and more. Besides conveyance, there are added benefits industrial screw conveyors can bring to its users. One of these ...

  • Bringing powdered metal blending in-house, rotary-style

    When processing powdered metal compounds for products such as gyro rotors, flywheels, counterbalances, boring bars and grinding quills, the proportion of powdered metal ingredients must be precise, and the distribution of those ingredients 100 percent uniform. Mi-Tech Metals, Indianapolis, IN, has been manufacturing products from high-density tungsten-based alloys for more than 26 years, during ...

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