In-cab computer automates weighing

LOAD2000 system will be used for British Sugar and provide a wireless live link between its sites

Flexible screw conveyor for sluggish ingredients

Hapman’s Helix Hi/Lo flexible screw conveyor with optional mass-flow conical hopper for moving sluggish materials in sanitary applications

Digital load cell features network with no junction boxes

Load cell includes predictive diagnostics to keep users continuously informed of their scale’s performance

Direct-drive servo stage suits industrial applications

Aerotech is introducing a new PRO280LM direct-drive, brushless linear servo motor-driven stage that is suitable for heavy-duty industrial tasks

High-precision machining of aerospace, power generation, pump, valve parts

Heavy-duty HMC series adds new tilt-spindle for 5-axis productivity on aerospace and energy parts

Factors affecting caking behaviour of powdersa

Caking compromises the value of raw materials and products in many processes

How to make sure a new product goes through the customer's plant

Manufacturing process for a powder or granular material changes can affect the flow of the material through downstream process plants

Clutch/brakes use non-contact magnetic technology

Mayr is now offering its Roba-contitorque permanent magnet hysteresis clutch/brake units in a wider range of sizes and torque ratings

Protecting process plants against wear and tear

Wear protection is key to continuous production and optimised whole life costs in sludge-energy-from waste plants

Conveyor and processing belts improve the efficiency of food processing

Designed for direct food use, especially in the meat, cheese and dairy industries, says Habasit Rossi

Safety upgrade for forklift trucks

Chemical giant Huntsman upgrades fleet of explosion proof forklift trucks at its Guangzhou facility in China

High performance pneumatic equipment filter

Vyon filters typically remove particles down to 5 microns in size, protecting pneumatic devices

Overcoming problem of compacted materials

Bulk Bag Conditioner incorporates two hydraulic rams with specially-contoured end plates

Bellows grippers for handling fragile workpieces

Optional sensors detect ‘open’ and ‘closed’ state for control feedback

Flow meter advances driven by harsh environments, accuracy and cost

Process operators need flow meter solutions that can withstand ever more challenging environments - but which are also cost-effective. Eugene McCarthy reports.

New silo weigh solution

AV Technology (AVT) launches retro-fit system for accurately displaying the contents weight in a silo

Bag placer retrofit

Project involved upgrading an automatic bag placer that had been operating with a near obsolete PLC



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