Raw Materials Handling
Bunting appoints new Master Rep for Western Canadaby Canadian Plastics
The Newton, Kansas-based magnetic separation equipment maker has appointed Chris Heming, a longtime customer and manufacturer’s representative of Bunting, to the role.
Wittmann Group acquires Austrian auxiliary equipment maker FarragTechby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Austria, FarragTech GmbH has a focus on compressed air granulate drying.
Bunting Magnetics hires new lean manufacturing coordinatorby Canadian Plastics
The Newton, Kansas-based separation equipment maker has appointed Robert Clausing to the role.
Materials handling equipment maker Ensign bought by Excalibur LLCby Canadian Plastics
Holland, Mich.-based Ensign designs and manufactures a complete line of bulk material handling systems for use in industries including plastics.
Separation technology supplier Eriez makes executive promotionsby Canadian Plastics
John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll have been appointed to new positions in Eriez’s corporate leadership team.
Redesigned vibratory feeder lineby Canadian Plastics
New from Coperion K-Tron, the K3-ML-D5-V200 vibratory feeder is ideal for feeding recycled material or flakes as well as for the addition of glass fibre in compounding processes.
System monitors railcar unloadingby Canadian Plastics
Novatec’s RailSense monitors pressure, vibration, vacuum, and temperature; checks the condition of filters, oil, and bearings; and ascertains the overall operating health of the systems.
Blender with built-in extrusion controlby Canadian Plastics
The WXB weigh extrusion blender from Maguire Products is designed to provide extrusion control based on batch precision and metering accuracy.
Material loaders for medium-sized and large feed volumesby Canadian Plastics
Wittmann Battenfeld has extended its FeedMax line of basic central material loaders with models with 15 and 25 litre capacities.
Self-standing lump breaker can be fed from a variety of sourcesby Canadian Plastics
New from Munson Machinery, the RDC-1530-SS de-lumps bulk materials that have agglomerated or solidified during storage or shipment, returning products to their original particle sizes and flowability.
Sanitary flange air conveyors for chemical, pharmaceutical applicationsby Canadian Plastics
Exair Corp.’s Sanitary Flange Line Vac air-operated conveyor can be used to convey materials in systems that require frequent or mandatory cleaning.
Feeder for continuous processingby Canadian Plastics
From Coperion K-Tron, the design is suited for multi-feeder clustering in direct compression, continuous extrusion, wet and dry granulation, continuous coating, and traditional batch processes.
Twin-tower desiccant dryers save energyby Canadian Plastics
AEC’s NGX dryers reduce electrical energy consumption by more than 25 per cent compared with competitors’ wheel-drying technologies.
Diverter valve prevents contaminationby Canadian Plastics
Schenck Process’s PST30 diverter valve is designed to prevent contamination and provide lineswitching for either dilute or dense phase conveying.
Coupling system with RFID option for error-free connectionsby Canadian Plastics
Motan’s MetroConnect U/C manually operated coupling system for pneumatic conveying lines has an RFID option designed to provide error-free connections
Rebranded Maguire vacuum dryers offer big energy savingsby Canadian Plastics
The Aston, Pa.-based company is relaunching its VDB dryers under the Ultra brand.
Kice Industries adds more sizes to VJX rotary airlocksby Canadian Plastics
The VJX airlock gives users less maintenance, reduced downtime, and lower overall operating costs.
Drum dumping system automatically rolls drums containing bulk material into positionby Canadian Plastics
Made by Flexicon Corp., the system facilitates safe, high-capacity transfer from drums of all popular sizes weighing up to 750 lbs.
Discrete-wire conveying controller for growing processing plantsby Canadian Plastics
The controller can control vacuum receivers, vacuum pumps, remote proportioning valves, purge valves, knife gates, and pump or hopper blowback in any resin conveying application across any process
Improved strand pelletizers from Coperion offer optimized pellet qualityby Canadian Plastics
Coperion Pelletizing Technology GmbH, with North American headquartered in Salinas, Kansas, is introducing improved dual bearing strand pelletizers which have been re-engineered to offer easy, rapid handling and optimized pellet quality. The SP140, SP240 and SP340 models in the SP…