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
Bulk Materials Handling 

First Bobcat Machines to Storent in Latvia/Estonia/Lithuania

Doosan Benelux SA has delivered its first Bobcat machines to Storent, one of the largest rental companies in the Baltic States.  A total of 85 Bobcat machines composed of Skid-Steer Loaders, Compact Tracked Loaders and Mini-excavators plus attachments were delivered between June and July. The 3 Baltic Bobcat dealers – Bobcat Balti in Estonia, Kono in Latvia and UAB “Technikos... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling News 

Focus on PowerMount             

The UK’s leading supplier of forklift truck attachments, B&B Attachments, is maintaining its reputation for providing innovative products with its PowerMount quick release system. As a result of enquiries from major fleet users in the forklift industry, B&B Attachments has developed PowerMount - a unique system that quickly changes one hydraulic attachment, such as a popular double pallet handler to... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Why CE marking compliance is important for materials handling industry

A leading UK-based manufacturer of materials storage and handling equipment is urging specifiers and plant managers to make sure they check their steel components suppliers are CE compliant to ensure all purchases meet the performance, health and safety requirements of their projects. CE Marking for fabricated structural steel products has been mandatory since the deadline on the 1 July 2014. The... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Fact or fabrication: Busting the myths surrounding robotics

Opinion piece by Paul Wilkinson, Business Development Manager for Pacepacker Services Robotic systems are more sophisticated and varied than ever. In many industrial operations, they have long been integrated into wider automation and production processes and are accepted as making a key contribution to overall plant efficiency. So why are so many SME’s, particularly within the food and drink industry,... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

What to consider when hiring aerial access equipment

Greater awareness of the risks associated with working at height has seen more and more businesses hire in aerial access equipment, rather than rely on ladders, with a corresponding reduction in accidents. While this is good news, materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment says getting the wrong machine for the job can jeopardise operator and site safety as well as adversely affect productivity. Allan... Read More