Bulk Material Handling Articles

  • Application range of conical cylindrical hardened gear reducer

    1. The conical cylindrical hardened gear reducer is an external gear transmission mechanism in which the input and output shafts are in a vertical state, and the main transmission parts are made of high-quality alloy steel. The gear is made by carburizing, quenching and grinding, with 6 levels of precision. The product has the advantages of high carrying capacity, long life, small size, high ...


    By Sogears

  • 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

  • Improving indirect heat transfer to solids by better mixing

    Abstract This review of literature citations relates how mixing affects the heat transfer rates to solids in a variety of processing units. These units will include pan, horizontal (rotary vacuum), screw conveyor and paddle dryers and/or processors. The data presented will show that, in all cases, the investigators found that by increasing the speed of mixing the heat transfer ...


    By Komline-Sanderson

  • Cheap Machines can cost thousands in downtime

    When purchasing equipment, do you factor in the cost of downtime the equipment will create when it stops working? Of course you don’t. You’re buying new equipment so that you don’t have to deal with downtime. But if the equipment is poorly designed and shoddily constructed, you’re going to experience downtime despite the fact that it’s new. New doesn’t have ...

  • Automotive - Case Study

    Company Producing more than 40% of the automobiles in its home market and with a rapidly-growing export market, now exceeding $2B annually, this manufacturer has achieved a global reputation for reliability and cost-effectiveness. It is now engaged in releasing a new generation of automobiles to all its major markets. Challenges Increasing focus on ...


    By Artesis

  • Increased centrifuge throughput in plastic recycling with innovative screw conveyor - Case Study

    The challenge: Improve productivity and reduce downtime at recycling centrifuge ...

  • Beta Group - Cargill Russia, Double Padd - Case Study

    Specifications: Paddle mixer: Body, mixer shaft and paddles are AISI 316 SS, front and back covers are CS + AISI 316 SS cladding, construction and supports are CS + sandblasting + epoxy coating, total weight: 9000 kg. Screw Conveyor: 14 m length, weir plate is stainless steel Scope of ...


    By ASTIM A.S.

  • Frito- Lay Kashira WWTP Project - Russia - Case Study

    Customer: BIOTHANE Systems International BV Project Name: Kashira WWTP Manufacturing year: 2002 Scope of supply 2 pcs. of Settler 1 pcs. Polymer Preparation Unit Automatic, 1m3 capacity 1 pcs. ...


    By ASTIM A.S.

  • Choosing your conveyance: the best solution?

    Choosing the right type of conveyance for your operation is critical to your success. In terms of operational efficiency, you need to be able to move your product quickly and with as low a cost as possible. In addition to moving your product efficiently, you must protect its quality and prevent damage along the way. These two priorities; efficiency and product protection, may vary in level of ...


    By Norstar Industries

  • Waste handling systems for hygiene product manufacturers

    Valvan Baling systems is the preferred supplier for waste handling systems at several renowned hygiene product manufacturing companies. One of the largest producers of hygiene products, such as diapers and feminine care, has built a new state-of-the-art plant. All the trim waste from the production lines is handled through a waste handling system, built and installed by Valvan Baling ...


    By Valvan Baling Systems NV

  • Industrial Screw Conveyors: Which is best for your company?

    Auger or screw conveyors easily move materials and offer valuable protection for other equipment. However, not just any auger conveyor can do the job efficiently. Astro Engineering and Manufacturing provides professional help in the process of selecting and designing the perfect system. Here are some helpful tips on choosing industrial screw ...

  • Scodix chooses TONiC™ encoders for its Ultra™ series of digital enhancement printing presses - Case Study

    Background Scodix Ultra™ digital presses are the most productive in the series and enable commercial printers and converters to produce tangible enhancements for a wide variety of applications, such as marketing literature, stationery items, book covers, boxes, premium packages and greeting cards. On-demand printing capabilities ensure a high-degree of flexibility ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Case study - Ballast Phoenix at Tilbury, United Kingdom

    ASH Separation System including; 1 Chrizzy feeder 2 Conveyor belts 400 width 3 Conveyor belts 650 width 6 Conveyor belts 800 width 5 Conveyor belts 1000 width 3 Conveyor belts 1400 width 1 Screen Mogensen screen 1 Trommel 4/2000 2 Eddy current systems with vibratory feeder 2 Air separation ...

  • 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 benefits is the ...

  • Industrial Screw Conveyors: Design and Use

    Industrial screw conveyors are used by many industries such as water treatment plants, food and chemical processors, biofuel, agricultural, wood pulp, and more. They are used to efficiently convey materials, frequently to or from hoppers and bins. Thermal screw conveyors are also extremely useful in many industries. The ability to heat or chill the conveyed material can bring big improvement for ...

  • Keep Your Auger Conveyor Running Smoothly - Case Study

    A commercial auger conveyor is an efficient way to move raw materials from one area to another with little to no spillage. However, screw conveyors can develop or create other problems. Here are some ways to solve some of the more common issues you may encounter. Dust Problems Dust in the atmosphere can be a serious ...

  • How Astro Engineering Has an Edge in Custom Metal Fabrication Services

    Custom metal fabrication services make the world go around since these services are needed in numerous industries across multiple business sectors. Astro Engineering & Manufacturing Inc. has made their mark by being unique to gain an edge against other leading competitors in the USA. See how. What Makes Us Different New Solutions Unobtainable Anywhere ...

  • DELUMPER Bulk Bag Unloader (BBU)

    The DELUMPER Bulk Bag Unloader (BBU) is a heavily constructed system designed for convenient unloading materials even if they contain lumps and agglomerates. This unit employs a gyrator to effectively fluidize the materials for dependable discharge from the bags.  Then,  a heavy duty built-in DELUMPER crusher conditions and freshens the product. The result is an effective pre-engineered ...


    By Franklin Miller Inc.

  • Abrasives case study - Fiberglas Canada

    Clogging was a major problem in transferring abrasive material in a fiberglass process. The resulting operating inefficiencies were ended with a new type of piping elbow. By Leslie Burt Fiberglass is produced in an automated process at Fiberglas Canada's plant in Scarborough, Ontario. The process starts with six ingredients, the main ones being sand, borax, soda ash and limestone. After they ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

  • Abrasives case study - Essroc Materials, Inc.

    Plugging, Surging and Wear-Through Virtually Eliminated by Smart Elbows® At Essroc Materials, Inc., formerly Coplay Cement, plugging and elbow wear in pneumatic conveying lines caused unnecessary downtime and repair expense. The Frederick, MD, facility is a wet-process cement plant that produces 350,000 to 400,000 tons of cement a year using two 400-foot-long rotary ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

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