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Abrasuion-resistant rotary batch mixer achieves uniformity in 1 to 3 minutes

A new model 700-THX-50-ARI Rotary Batch Mixer from Munson Machinery blends abrasive materials such as concrete, premix, mortar mix, glass/cullet, fibreglass, refractories, tungsten powder and ceramics, in one to three minutes with minimised abrasive wear or product degradation. The mixer features abrasion-resistant steel material contact surfaces, internal mixing flights with easy-to-replace wear plates and radial seals for dust-tight operation. It... Read More
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Bardyke Chemicals chooses Ajax Inclined Screw Feeder

Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied copper chemicals producer, Bardyke Chemicals, with a 4m long inclined screw feeder for its factory in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire. Bardyke Chemicals manufactures a range of copper-based chemicals including cuprous oxide and cuprous thiocyanate for applications from marine paints to pharmaceutical production. The production process requires the Ajax screw feeder to be inclined at... Read More
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Cost-effective part feeding system sustains frequent part changes

In response to growing demand for a simple, competitively priced and flexible, automatic bulk parts feeding system, RARUK Automation has introduced, FlexiBowl®.  It allows entire families of parts to be fed reliably into the assembly process and is ideal for manufacturers whose production involves frequent product changeovers and reduced volumes. FlexiBowl is highly versatile and suitable for feeding a wide... Read More
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Peel Ports secures new WEC Lines service for Liverpool

Dutch company WEC Lines is beginning a new service connecting the Port of Liverpool with Huelva, Vigo, Leixoes and Dublin. The service will begin from the end of September with weekly 300TEU vessels, but this is expected to grow significantly once trade develops. Jouke Schaap, Container Port Director at Peel Ports, said: “We’re very pleased to be welcoming a second... Read More
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The new bulk material mixer MIX-A-LOT from Coperion ensures cost-efficient, high-speed and also gentle mixing of the individual components for extrusion.

The Coperion mechanical bulk material mixer MIX-A-LOT ensures particularly efficient, high-speed and gentle homogenization of the fed material. The readily accessible and easy to clean MIX-A-LOT is available in three sizes for throughput rates up to 5 t/h, there is also an ATEX version. The surface of the mixing chamber can be electro polished. The combination of an outstanding mixing effect and... Read More
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Saloro breaks ground at Barreucopardo

It is pleasing to report that on site works have now accelerated at the Barruecopardo Tungsten project in Salamanca, Spain. The Barruecopardo Project is a low cost, simple mining and simple metallurgy tungsten project, located in the safe and stable location of Western Spain.  The project, after commissioning towards the end of next year, will produce ~260,000 metric tome units... Read More
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RotorCheck 5.0 improves safety and convenience when operating rotary valves

In production and processing operations, Version 5.0 of Coperion's proven RotorCheck contact monitoring system for rotary valves registers, evaluates and reports unwanted contact between the rotor and housing in order to be able to prevent metallic abrasion and thus potential contamination of the product being conveyed. Industrial sectors with high quality requirements, frequently changing products and recipes or a high... Read More
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Peli BioThermal Expands European Manufacturing Centre

Extended facilities in France to produce bulk thermal shipper CoolPall™ Vertos to meet growing global demand Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, today announces the expansion of its European manufacturing capabilities in France. This extension is in response to meet the rising requirements of the worldwide transportation of pharmaceuticals throughout Europe and globally. David Williams, President of... Read More
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Explosion-proof bag dump station with glove box, compactor, conveyor

A new Flexicon Bag Dump Station with explosion-proof electrical system contains dust emitted from manual dumping activities, compacts empty bags and conveys the material to an elevated destination. Bags are staged on the bag tray and transferred through a plastic strip curtain into a hooded glove box and onto a grate, which supports the bag and prevents unintended operator contact... Read More
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New distributor for ALLU aims to ‘Transform’ customers’ business

ALLU is proud to announce Igarreta Maquinas is its new distributor in Argentina. The company will not only be supplying the comprehensive range of ALLU Transformer and Soil Stabilization equipment, but will also be providing full aftermarket care, spare parts and dedicated customer service. ALLU’s world leading Transformer series needs no introduction; but now customers throughout Argentina will be able... Read More