Bulk Materials Handling Cover Story Featured 

The Benefits of Pallet less Handling with Slip Sheet and Push Pull Attachment

The slip sheet is an excellent alternative to heavy, bulky and expensive plastic or wooden pallets, and allow companies to eliminate the use of pallets altogether. Slip sheets are thin pallet-sized sheets made of plastic, laminated kraft paperboard, or corrugated fibreboard, and are used in commercial shipping. The same as a pallet, they are placed underneath a load and are... Read More
Featured Feeders 

GYRO EX Bin Activating Feeder/Discharger

Accurate Feeding and Discharging The GYRO EX bin activating feeder and discharger produces a controlled gyratory motion to positively withdraw granular materials from bins, storage silos and hoppers at any desired feed rate for a more consistent and reliable discharge. At the heart of the GYRO EX bin activating feeder and discharger is the drive that produces a radial force... Read More
Featured Recycling & Waste Control 

New Recycling Test Facility

Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting Magnetics Europe has constructed a new recycling test facility at their Master Magnets manufacturing operation in Redditch. Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator. “We are seeing an increase in the number of controlled material tests,” explained Adrian Coleman, Master Magnets’... Read More
Bulk Bags Cover Story Featured 

Custom Bulk Bag Unloader

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. is pleased to announce its line of bulk bag unloading systems. These unloading systems are highly custom engineered and manufactured. They can include many special features, such as material weighing and batch dispensing, system controls required for automatic operation, bag hoist, bag massagers, a variety of valve types, dust containment and much more. Being able... Read More
Featured News 

Firms potentially wasting £1,000s on lift truck training

Many businesses that outsource their lift truck training could save thousands of pounds and improve efficiency by training in-house and achieving their own in-house accreditation. RTITB is offering a free of charge cost analysis to help businesses make the right choice. “Many firms keep outsourcing their lift truck training without stopping to consider if it is right for them,” says... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling Featured 

Sanitary lump breaker has dual drives, side removal screens

A new DeClumper™ lump breaker model RDC-3030-SS from Munson Machinery reduces agglomerates and compacted materials to original particle sizes. At 279 mm high, it fits in restricted spaces between bulk storage, handling, processing and packaging equipment. With optional feed hoppers and support bases, it can also operate independently. Material entering the 762 mm square inlet is reduced in size by... Read More
Exhibition Preview Featured Pwder Testing 

Powder Testing Developments at Powtech 2019

Powder flow specialists Freeman Technology, will be exhibiting at Powtech in Hall 4 Stand 547 (9-10 April 2019, Nuremberg, Germany). Now part of the Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, the company will be showcasing their material characterisation solutions designed to optimise process performance, increase productivity and improve quality in a diverse range of sectors. The Freeman Technology portfolio includes the FT4 Powder... Read More
Exhibition Preview Featured Valves 

Posi-flate Exhibiting Inflatable Seated Buttterfly Valve in Operation in Stand #2-326 at Powtech

Posi-flate manufactures a complete line of inflatable seated butterfly valves for handling a wide variety of dry bulk granular solids, liquids and gases. Standard sizes are from 2 inch (5 mm) to 30 inch (750 mm) and fit both ANSI and metric flanges. They are offered in a wide variety of construction materials. Stainless steel, ductile iron and aluminum construction... Read More
Exhibition Preview Featured 

POWTECH 2019

At POWTECH, experts from the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food industries will gain valuable insights for optimising their production processes. More than 14,000 professionals from around the world attended the last edition. The pharmaceutical industry is, after the chemical sector, the most strongly represented user segment at POWTECH. In 2017, production managers, process engineers, and drug manufacturers from leading life science... Read More
Exhibition Preview Featured Separation & Detection 

Eclipse Magnetics Exhibiting Magnetic Separation at POWTECH 2019

Eclipse Magnetics will be showcasing its comprehensive range of high performance magnetic separation systems at POWTECH Exhibition from 9th– 11th April in Nuremberg, Germany. As the world leading trade fair for processing, analysis, and handling of powder and bulk solids, Eclipse Magnetics will be exhibiting its popular Auto-Shuttle magnetic separator for high volume applications, and its housed easy clean grid magnet for dry free... Read More