Materials Handling

Making Bulk Solids Processing Plants to Work Reliably

The cost effective manufacture of products is usually considered to be based upon the efficiency of the (readily perceived) value adding steps that the powdered or granular materials pass through.

Multihead weighing machine

Suitable for harsh environments, such as fresh produce factories or frozen food processors

New conveyor belt design program

The system is for bulk applications found in mining, cement or aggregate


Accelerated pre-heat treatment cleaning

Water replaces solvent at transmission components supplier

New parallel shaft gear system

This is aimed at the materials handling market

New profiles available for lifting

These are for lighter loads, up to 2,000kg

Car maker trialling automated technology

This 25 tonne tow tractor can navigate the plant without any human intervention

Industrial pump survival guide for beginners

Here are some common issues and things to look at when problems arise

Thermal imaging and furnace surveys for metals

New kit targets molten metal and ladles to check the lining

New tipper for high density bulk solid materials

Dust-free design aims to shift powdered metals, chemicals, pigments and minerals

For food, the right packaging is crucial to reducing returns

Strengthening primary packaging could be more cost effective in the long run than secondary or tertiary protection

Motion tracking sports technology enters the factory

Engine assemblers wear special suits to have movements analysed by ergonomists

Cleaning expo to feature bilingual tech forums

Stuttgart's Deutsche Messe hosts the parts2clean event from 23 - 25 October 2018

New automated bulk solids drum dumping system

Photoelectric sensors located along the conveyor relay the position of empty and full drums

Choices for workholding

Which is best for your next job?

New radio remote controls for hoists and cranes

These are designed for installations in hard-to-reach places

Pump range expands

New model combines benefits of an air operated diaphragm pump and an electric pump

New vacuum pump

This is oil-free and air-cooled



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