Bulk Materials Handling 

Entry-level articulated forklift option

Narrow Aisle Ltd have introduced a low cost, entry-level Flexi Ac model to their market leading range of articulated forklift trucks. The Flexi Ac NANO has been specifically designed for customers in the high street and SME sector who want to save costs on their light- to medium-duty storage and handling applications by using a truck that can work in... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Midland Pallet Trucks Introduces New Range of Lift Tables

The UK’s leading pallet trucks retailer has just expanded its range with a premium quality collection of high capacity lift tables. Available in a variety of sizes, weight aptitudes and price brackets, Midland Pallet Trucks has ensured there’s a heavy duty lift table for every customer. With the UK economy now firmly on the road to recovery the demand for... 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... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Terex Port Solutions introduces four new empty container handlers

  Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has followed up the recent launch of its Liftace™ 5‑31 reach stacker with the introduction of four new generation lift trucks. The Terex® Stackace™ E 5‑8, E 6‑8, E 6‑9 and E 7‑9 empty container handlers replace existing TPS models, combining the strengths of their respective predecessors with many new features. The Stackace™ lift trucks are cost effective, easily serviced... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Italian manufacturer Sormec supplies specialist cranes to Nigerian OSV

Global offshore crane manufacturer Sormec has supplied matching cranes for a Dutch-built vessel operating in one of Nigeria's largest deepwater oil fields. The Italian firm was tasked with manufacturing two M350/EL hydraulic elbow knuckle-boom marine cranes for the Awaritse Nigeria Ltd vessel Prince Job I, now based in Chevron’s Agbami Field (see notes to editors). The Sicilian company, which operates... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Don’t neglect palletising when automating lines

  Chris Sumner, Managing Director FANUC UK and Vice President of FEC There are many different reasons for adopting robotic palletisation – usually the very last process on a packing line. It may be that you want to increase the speed of your operation, or improve the quality of the finished product. Other drivers might include overhead reduction or manual... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Keeping bulk solids material on the move

By Donald F Cameron, Managing Director Primasonics® and Quattrosonics® So what are Sonic Soot Blowers? They are pneumatically operated horns that produce low frequency – high energy sound waves. These sound waves are produced when compressed air enters the Wave Generator and forces the only moving part, a titanium diaphragm, to flex. Sonic Soot Blowers are employed wherever ash, dust,... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

JACOB (UK) QuickConnect Modular Pipework

JACOB QuickConnect is the modern solution for custom designed and built modular pipework with easily connected bends, segments and pipe sections, manufactured in 1-3mm thicknesses, all with pressure tight connections. Each component has a machine-lipped end which, when fitted with a specially designed “U” shaped gasket and Quick-Connect pull-ring, creates a 3-bar overpressure certified connection. Air movement within a JACOB... Read More