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Dust Control 

CEMEX’s bagging plant gets the DISAB treatment

CEMEX UK, one of the UK’s leading building materials solutions providers, has been deploying DISAB SkipVacs™ to keep its new state-of-the-art, £3.5 million cement bagging plant clean and dust-free. Based at its Rugby plant site in Warwickshire, the new plant now provides CEMEX customers with cement in the new vacuum-sealed, plastic packaging. Why was a SkipVac™ needed? Unlike the old... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

PRECIA MOLEN innovation optimises aggregate process for LAFARGE

LAFARGE Group’s latest investment at Signes Quarry in France demonstrates the company’s strong commitment to an innovative strategy of plant automation and includes a fully automated loading and weighing system designed to meet the diverse needs of the quarry. From the outset of this high profile project Lafarge appointed their build partners with care commissioning leading weighing specialist PRECIA MOLEN... Read More
Valves 

Selecting 2-Way Diverter Valves For Your Pneumatic Conveying System

Selecting a diverter valve for your pneumatic conveying application can be a difficult task, especially when you consider the different designs and manufacturers. Proper selection and application of diverter valves can offer improved plant efficiency, adding to a company's overall profits while reducing downtime and maintenance costs.  Factors to Consider  Cost Issues: The purchase price of a diverter valve is... Read More
News 

Demag V-type crane wins iF Design Award

Innovative crane girder design convinces the judging panel Internationally acknowledged award Sophisticated design makes the crane more precise, lighter and more durable The Demag V-type crane has won the internationally renowned iF (International Forum) Design Award for its outstanding design. The award recognises the innovative construction of the V-type crane girder, which is based on bionic principles. In a similar... Read More
Separation & Detection 

Detecting Metal in Meat with meatLINE™

The meatLINE™ Metal Separator for vacuum fillers has been launched by Bunting Magnetics Europe Ltd to provide processors with a solution to the problem of metal contamination in meat slurries and pastes. The meatLINE™ series of Electronic Metal Separators removes metallic contaminants from liquids, slurries and highly viscous foods automatically, without interruption of the process and can be adapted to... Read More
Sensors & Level Measurement 

Interview with a technology leader    

The new high frequency bulk solids radar level sensor from VEGA reaches yet further into the most challenging process application areas. An interview with Jürgen Skowaisa, Product Management Radar at VEGA, explains some of the background to the new VEGAPULS 69 solids radar sensor development. Background to VEGAPULS 69 Radar level sensors are a proven a success story for bulk... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Terex cements relationship with CEMEX

Fully automated crane system boosts productivity Controls housed in a air conditioned cabin State-of-the-art PLC operation Terex Material Handling’s Demag Service team has completed a major refurbishment and upgrade of a Demag crane system at the CEMEX cement production facility in Rugby. The plant is CEMEX’s largest UK operation, working 24/7 and outputting over 5,000 t of cement per day.... Read More
Bulk Bags 

Clean Method for Emptying Large Bulk Bags

Dynamic Air BulkBuster™ bulk bag unloaders provide the solution for effectively emptying large bulk bags and getting the material where you want it in your process. Dynamic Air’s experience in the handling of hundreds of different bulk solids assures you that we have the expertise to design a system that meets your strictest requirements. Every material has different handling characteristics.... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

CDE announce two demonstration events in Germany

Materials washing specialists, CDE Global will be hosting two demonstration events in Germany – one near Cologne in April and the other in Stuttgart in June. The Cologne event will be hosted at a site operated by Joseph Bohnen GmbH where CDE equipment is being used to process sand and gravel. The plant includes the M2500 mobile washing plant, AggMax... Read More
Dust Control 

Leading manufacturer to offer its most cost-effective explosion protection solution on Express lead times

Elfab’s new Single-Skinned explosion venting panel range is now available ex-stock It is now a statutory requirement in many industries handling volatile materials in pressurised silos or vessels to take protective measures against potential industrial explosions. To help reduce the risk of costly damage being caused to plant infrastructure, or even potentially fatal injuries being inflicted to personnel in the... Read More