Bulk Materials Handling 

Hoists and Cranes – the Captains of Industry

The importance of an ever-expanding industrial world should not be underestimated. After all, long-term, sustained industrialisation is a key driver for economic development, a fact recognised by the world’s most important leaders. It was no accident, for example, that President Obama made a personal appearance to open the planet’s largest industrial exhibition, Hannover Messe, earlier this year, becoming the first... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Demag crane system for packaging board manufacturer

Multi-functional material handling system Maximum crane availability for increased productivity Application focused features to meet the manufacturing processes Terex Material handling has installed a Demag double girder overhead travelling process crane at Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd’s production facility in Cumbria. Part of the Swedish Holmen Group, Iggesund manufactures high quality folding box board products, which are used for the premium... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Dust-tight mobile drum tipper

A new TIP-TITE® Mobile Drum Tipper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums into process equipment and storage vessels. Ready to plug in and run, it is mounted on a mobile frame with quick-action floor jacks for stable operation anywhere in the plant. A hydraulic cylinder raises the drum carriage which seals the drum rim against a discharge cone,... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

New VEGA level sensor reaches parts others can’t!

Another success for high frequency contactless radar level sensor E&JW Glendinning is the largest independent supplier of quarry and concrete products both to the trade and direct to the end user in Devon and Cornwall. It is still wholly owned by the founders' families and many family members remain actively involved in the day to day running of the business... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

High Accuracy Weighing and Batching from Dynamic Air

The GYRO EX™ Series 920 Feeder/Discharger is both a loss-in-weight feeder and a bin discharger, all in one unit. Using the power of rotary vibration, it generates a pure gyratory motion to feed almost any granular material, irrespective of particle size or difficult handling characteristics. Also, a variable speed controller allows the GYRO EX Feeder/Discharger to achieve up to a... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

SICK Applies Laser Precision to Measure Conveyed Bulk Volumes

SICK (UK) industrial sensor specialist, Darren Pratt, explores exciting innovations in bulk solids volume flow measurement, and how better precision, speed and safety can now be achieved, even the harshest of industrial environments. Bulk materials handling uses some of the most demanding industrial processes. Managing and measuring conveyed solids of all kinds requires a high level of efficiency and precision,... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

New range of modular Demag rope hoists

 Modular design for versatile configurations  Choice of C-design or co-axial design  Optional smart control system Terex Material Handling has launched a new range of rope hoists based on a single design technology. The DMR range is of a modular design and is available with a broad range of complementary components, allowing multiple configurations to meet a wide variety of customer... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Pharmaceutical Agitated Screw Feeder for Hosokawa Micron

Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied leading powder processing equipment maker, Hosokawa Micron with an agitated screw feeder, and integral hopper, to handle and control the feed of pharmaceutical powder into a milling machine. Bulk pharmaceutical compound is tipped from a big bag into the agitated screw feeder’s large hopper section allowing gravity flow to a robust, multi-bladed agitator,... Read More