Vortex (UK) moves into another decade of handling bulk solids

As you walk through the entrance of Vortex’s newly renovated offices in Darlington, United Kingdom, you might think you’ve entered a local supermarket. There are shelves full of familiar every day products; Yorkshire Tea, Lavazza Coffee, Daz Washing Powder, Pringles Crisps, Jacobs Biscuits, Dunlop Tyres, Guinness, Wrigley’s Chewing Gum, and the list goes on and on. “It is sometimes hard... Read More

RDS Technology shows LIFTLOG range at IMHX 2016

At the upcoming IMHX 2016, RDS Technology will be exhibiting their range of on-board weighing systems for Forklift trucks - the Liftalert, Liftlog 100+ and the NEW LIFTLOG 1000. These systems offer load monitoring and weighing functions with an internal alarm to warn when load threshold is approached and at the overload point. The Liftlog products on show also offer... Read More

80 GHz radar now gets Bluetooth with Ex approval

VEGA Bluetooth communications have been a standard option across the whole range of plics® transmitters since March this year and it is also backward compatible to all sensors supplied since 2002. It features secure 64 bit encryption and pairing using Apps or PC USB dongle via PACTware. Up until now, it has only been available for safe area devices. Adding... Read More

Hosokawa Micron Engineers Are Riding High on New Buggy Fill/Weigh Booth

Hosokawa Micron Ltd announce the launch of a new ‘twin, buggy filling and weighing, containment booth’, designed to handle safe, easy and accurate FIBC filling. Designed in co-operation with a leading detergent manufacturer, to meet the demands of the high volume product transfer of potentially sensitising powders, the containment system is uniquely configured for automated filling of FIBCs located on... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Hoists and Cranes – the Captains of Industry

The importance of an ever-expanding industrial world should not be underestimated. After all, long-term, sustained industrialisation is a key driver for economic development, a fact recognised by the world’s most important leaders. It was no accident, for example, that President Obama made a personal appearance to open the planet’s largest industrial exhibition, Hannover Messe, earlier this year, becoming the first... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Demag crane system for packaging board manufacturer

Multi-functional material handling system Maximum crane availability for increased productivity Application focused features to meet the manufacturing processes Terex Material handling has installed a Demag double girder overhead travelling process crane at Iggesund Paperboard (Workington) Ltd’s production facility in Cumbria. Part of the Swedish Holmen Group, Iggesund manufactures high quality folding box board products, which are used for the premium... Read More

Advanced Material Handling Technologies from Crown at IMHX 2016

Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, will showcase a full line-up of products and forward-thinking technologies on stand 10J61 at IMHX 2016, being staged at the NEC Birmingham from 13th to 16th September 2016.  In modern material handling, the constant need for improved productivity, connectivity and cost control leads to increased efforts to integrate modern technologies into... Read More

FREE WEBINAR The Importance of Hygienic & Accurate Filling & Weighing Systems

If you are involved in the handling of hazardous or potentially dusty powder materials then this FREE, webinar is a must for you. WEDNESDAY, 15th June at 7.00 – 8.00pm (BST) Covering everything you need to know on how filling and weighing systems work; their features, designs and options for customization to suit specific requirements plus common and unique applications... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Dust-tight mobile drum tipper

A new TIP-TITE® Mobile Drum Tipper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums into process equipment and storage vessels. Ready to plug in and run, it is mounted on a mobile frame with quick-action floor jacks for stable operation anywhere in the plant. A hydraulic cylinder raises the drum carriage which seals the drum rim against a discharge cone,... Read More

New Bardon Hill SF20/2 fabric filter installation provides increased exhaust and filtration capacity.

The replacement of the existing fabric filter on the Bardon Hill Standard Havens drum mix plant presented a challenge to BG Europa (UK) Ltd. Aggregate Industries required the new installation to occupy the same area taken by the existing unit, whilst offering increased exhaust and filtration capacity. The existing reverse air cleaning filter unit had provided several years of service,... Read More