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
Bulk Materials Handling 

Finding the right CRM system, deciding whether to buy or to build?

 CDE Global Marketing Executive Ursula O’Dowd assesses custom built CRM systems against off-the shelf systems and the impact these can have from an internal organisational perspective. When the word ‘CRM’ is used, it’s easy to make a primary assumption that this refers to a standard ‘off the shelf’ piece of software which very often doesn’t conform to an organisations processes... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Customized solution for crane drive synchronization

What to do when the crane of your choice is no longer available? An Australian provider of overhead cranes fulfils all customer needs, even when the parameters are very particular. For this application, the challenge was to synchronize a new bridge crane with two existing ones. The German manufacturer NORD DRIVESYSTEMS configured the drives keeping in mind the end-users budgetary... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Ajax improve solid handling at Renewable Energy Technology

Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied renewable energy consultancy and technology developer, Renewable Energy Technology, with a screw based, handling system for ash and char produced as by-products of the NovaGen gasification process. As well as promoting reliable flow the new system will allow the waste fly ash and char ash to be collected and reused in other applications.... Read More
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
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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