Raw Materials Handling
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…
Truck-fill line proofing system prevents expensive silo-filling errorsby 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.
Piovan introducing new RFID conveying technologyby Canadian Plastics
To be unveiled at K 2019, the new tagging system checks that the match between raw materials sources and destinations is correct.
Wittmann Gravimax blenders available in two new modesby Canadian Plastics
The blenders, which can meter and mix as many as eight ingredients, are now available in reference additive and reference virgin metering modes.
Private equity firm May River buys Kason Corp., creates Advanced Material Processing companyby Canadian Plastics
The new firm combines Kason with May River’s existing portfolio company, Marion Process Solutions.
The right way to convey powdersby Canadian Plastics
For plastics processors, conveying powders involves a completely different set of challenges compared to pellets. Here’s how to handle them.
You’ve been friended by the latest size reduction equipmentby Canadian Plastics
With the cost of materials going up and maintenance budgets going down, it’s critical that shredders and granulators be as user-friendly as possible. New designs can help transform your size reduction process from headache to hassle-free.
Flexicon opens France officeby Canadian Plastics
The bulk handling equipment and systems maker’s new office in Dijon, France will provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers in France and surrounding regions.
Dynamic Conveyor hires new sales managerby Canadian Plastics
The conveying system supplier has appointed John Stong, an industrial machine manufacturing industry veteran, to fill the role.
New U.S. sales manager for Lorenz Conveying Productsby Canadian Plastics
Chris Robinson will be responsible for U.S. sales and will manage the Cobourg, Ont.-based firm’s U.S. representatives and handle key accounts.
Lorenz Conveying Products buys Flow Valves Internationalby Canadian Plastics
Flow Valves makes the Syntron and SMS Iris flow control valves, which are used for applications ranging from packaging and bagging, and for free-flowing powders and granular materials.
Canada dryby Canadian Plastics
The infamous Canadian humidex signals danger to resins, which will all absorb at least some moisture if left unprotected. Which is why keeping them dry is the best defense. These latest technologies are up to the challenge.