UniTrak Powderflight at Great Orme Brewery

Great Orme Brewery is a 12.5 barrel micro-brewery and was established in November 2005 by Jonathan Hughes. Back then the brewery was situated on a hillside in the Conwy valley between Llandudno and Betws-y-Coed, with impressive views of the Conwy Estuary and the Great Orme, from which the brewery takes its name. Jonathan was a consultant for 10 years and... Read More

Industrial gear units with 190 kNm output torque

Even more comprehensive UNICASE gear unit portfolio NORD DRIVESYSTEMS extends the successful industrial gear unit range by adding a new size with 190 kNm output torque. The series now comprises nine sizes and covers torques from 25 kNm to 250 kNm. The addition of the new size 14 units allows for configurations tailored even more precisely to individual applications. Featuring... Read More

New DMN-WESTINGHOUSE High Pressure valve beats air leakage

Recently DMN-WESTINGHOUSE has presented its newly designed HP high pressure rotary valve. This valve has a very important advantage in air leakage: the special configuration of the body and rotor does not only protect product against degradation, it also does not allow any axial air leakage. This means that this valve has an air leakage reduction of one third against... Read More

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