Category
Raw Materials Handling


September 27, 2019 News

Bunting Magnetics hires new lean manufacturing coordinator

by Canadian Plastics

The Newton, Kansas-based separation equipment maker has appointed Robert Clausing to the role.

September 26, 2019 News

Materials handling equipment maker Ensign bought by Excalibur LLC

by Canadian Plastics

Holland, Mich.-based Ensign designs and manufactures a complete line of bulk material handling systems for use in industries including plastics.

September 26, 2019 News

Separation technology supplier Eriez makes executive promotions

by Canadian Plastics

John Blicha, Greg Nowak and Chris Knoll have been appointed to new positions in Eriez’s corporate leadership team.

September 26, 2019 News

Redesigned vibratory feeder line

by 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.

September 25, 2019 News

System monitors railcar unloading

by 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.

September 24, 2019 News

Blender with built-in extrusion control

by Canadian Plastics

The WXB weigh extrusion blender from Maguire Products is designed to provide extrusion control based on batch precision and metering accuracy.

September 23, 2019 News

Material loaders for medium-sized and large feed volumes

by Canadian Plastics

Wittmann Battenfeld has extended its FeedMax line of basic central material loaders with models with 15 and 25 litre capacities.

September 23, 2019 News

Self-standing lump breaker can be fed from a variety of sources

by 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.

September 21, 2019 News

Sanitary flange air conveyors for chemical, pharmaceutical applications

by 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.

September 21, 2019 News

Feeder for continuous processing

by 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.

September 20, 2019 News

Twin-tower desiccant dryers save energy

by Canadian Plastics

AEC’s NGX dryers reduce electrical energy consumption by more than 25 per cent compared with competitors’ wheel-drying technologies.

September 20, 2019 News

Diverter valve prevents contamination

by Canadian Plastics

Schenck Process’s PST30 diverter valve is designed to prevent contamination and provide lineswitching for either dilute or dense phase conveying.

September 20, 2019 News

Coupling system with RFID option for error-free connections

by 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

September 19, 2019 News

Rebranded Maguire vacuum dryers offer big energy savings

by Canadian Plastics

The Aston, Pa.-based company is relaunching its VDB dryers under the Ultra brand.

September 19, 2019 News

Kice Industries adds more sizes to VJX rotary airlocks

by Canadian Plastics

The VJX airlock gives users less maintenance, reduced downtime, and lower overall operating costs.

September 19, 2019 News

Drum dumping system automatically rolls drums containing bulk material into position

by Canadian Plastics

Made by Flexicon Corp., the system facilitates safe, high-capacity transfer from drums of all popular sizes weighing up to 750 lbs.

September 18, 2019 News

Discrete-wire conveying controller for growing processing plants

by 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

September 17, 2019 News

Improved strand pelletizers from Coperion offer optimized pellet quality

by 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

September 17, 2019 News

Truck-fill line proofing system prevents expensive silo-filling errors

by Canadian Plastics

The system is available from Conair Group as either a stand-alone system or an easy-to-install connection for its FLX-128 Plus material handling control.

September 16, 2019 News

Piovan introducing new RFID conveying technology

by Canadian Plastics

To be unveiled at K 2019, the new tagging system checks that the match between raw materials sources and destinations is correct.