Bulk Materials Handling 

Improve performance and safety with loading bay accessories

Thorworld Industries is advocating a simple solution to warehouse operators who are struggling with downtime, poor performance or health & safety issues – to conduct an audit of their loading/unloading infrastructure to determine cost-effective fixes. The company is a leading supplier of loading bay equipment, and its extensive experience has led the company to believe that many problems with functionality... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

new Bobcat Telescopic Handlers at Intermat 2015

At Intermat 2015, the Bobcat stand will provide the stage for the global launch of several new telescopic handler models from the company. The first of the new telehandlers is the new TL358 6 m lift height compact telehandler, which is available with two rated capacities of 2.6 or 3 tonne. Bobcat is also showing the new 13 m and... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Weidmüller’s “PROmax” – Slim and Powerful for demanding automation applications

The new "PROmax" switched-mode power supply units from Weidmüller are the ideal choice for users needing powerful power supplies for their machines and systems. They enable versatile solutions for demanding automation tasks. The power supplies for large machines and systems with intense, transient loads at high cabinet temperatures are especially challenging. Failures caused by device defects can also impact on... Read More
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Robot palletisers with bags of versatility

Following a recent surge in enquiries from food packers for versatile palletisers, FANUC UK is working with automation specialists Festo and Pacepacker to develop systems which can handle bags, boxes, crates, trays and slip sheets by means of a single robot arm! “Food packers with space and budget constraints are looking for compact palletising systems capable of handling a variety... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Thorworld ‘ramps up’ growth thanks to semi-permanent loading solutions

Thorworld Industries has enjoyed a year of growth in 2014, citing its ability to offer small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with a cost-effective alternative to dedicated loading bays as a notable success for the business. The company is an established provider of loading and unloading solutions and is manufacturer of the UK’s market-leading range of mobile yardramps. The latter product... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Tiny machines from Hosokawa Micron Ltd make a big impression on Ultra Small Batch Production

The new series of Picoline machines, developed for ultra small batch production of one to hundreds of grams of material, offers the widest wet and dry processing options for clinical trials or ultra small scale production available on the market. Meeting the demands of R&D departments, research institutes and those processing expensive materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients this unique equipment... Read More
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DISAB UK’s BagVac proves its value to SITA UK

SITA UK’s energy-from-waste plant in Huddersfield improves its bi-annual maintenance efficiency with a BagVac. SITA UK has recently realised the benefits of using a DISAB BagVac to remove fly ash residue from the hoppers, and carry out the post outage clean, of the EfW plant in Huddersfield, saving time and money on its six monthly maintenance programme. SITA UK has... Read More
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Self-Aligning Couplings

Tuf-Lok ring grip couplings are low cost, heavy-duty self-aligning couplings for either high pressure, to 150 psig, or full vacuum rated applications. Utilized in all industries where pipe ends need to be connected, they are ideal for pneumatic conveying systems as well as gas and liquid applications. These couplings install quickly and easily, reducing installation costs. They are available in... Read More