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Bag filling system for ultra-heavy-duty applications

Fills bulk bags with aggregates, abrasive minerals, powdered metals, dry chemical additives, filter press cake, and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials

Adapters combine for multi-axis linear positioning systems

MiniTec allows its new range of linear positioning slides to be combined for flexible and convenient build of multi-axis positioning systems

Large format wireless LED display enables the remote display of instrumentation data

Display is suitable for application use in process control, lifting and handling, waste management and silo management

Versatile crane in a compact design

The CXT crane features an especially compact and robust design — equipped with extremely low headroom and small-end approaches

How to use rheology

Malvern Instruments adds ‘Suspension Properties’ series to its highly online Masterclasses

High power LED UV curing system

Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced the new LC-L1v3 UV curing system, adding to the existing range of LED UV curing systems

Tubular cable conveyors for friable food and non-food products

Typical non-food applications include bulk chemicals, minerals, chopped fibreglass, microspheres, regrind, pellets, tobacco and other friable materials

HMI software provides remote access for surface finishing machines

InduSoft HMI software provides remote browser-based access, data logging and trending, and other features for surface finishing machines. Kim Ground reports

Large plastic bins provide an economical replacement for wire baskets

Logistics processes in production and assembly are in a state of change: assemblies and components are required in ever-smaller series and batches

Tubular drag cable conveyors streamline cereal processing

The latest generation of tubular drag cable conveyors provide critical process and product quality benefits, minimised product damage, improve product safety, reduced clean-up and faster changeovers are key advantages over traditional conveying systems. Jim McMahon reports

Linear axes achieve step-change in performance

Based on an optimised aluminium extrusion, Festo's new EGC electromechanical axes offer performance improvements of up to 200 per cent over their predecessors

Ceiling-mounted robot suits packaging tasks

A new TH450T ceiling-mounted robot from Toshiba Machine is said to be particularly suitable for packaging and other pick-and-place applications

Electrostatic hazards in bulk solids material handling

Excessive charging of the powder leads to loss of powder due to deposition during transport and the flow of powders. Dr Tong Deng reports

Circular fluid bed drying system cuts cleaning time

Reductions in material, weld seams, and associated labour decrease fabrication cost

Emergency lowering device for hoists

Becomes operable in the event of a severe reduction or total loss of mains air pressure

Pumps rise to challenge of corrosive materials

Advanced hardware and software are enabling modern pumps to tackle highly corrosive materials, yet require minimum maintenance. Sean Ottewell reports

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