Material Handling & Storage

Material Handling & Storage

Flexicon's new Bulk Bag Filler feature powered height adjustment of the fill head.

October 3, 2016

Enabling rapid filling of large chunks and semi-solid materials into open bulk bags, Flexicon's new Wide-Inlet Bulk Bag Filler can accommodate all popular bag heights, offers adjustable bag hooks, and includes a roller conveyor and load cells with automated controls. Constructed of carbon steel and a durable industrial finish, the filler is suitable for sludge-like materials, disparate-sized... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Preeflow eco-DUO450 Convinces BPR Medical

October 3, 2016

Microdispenser helps ensure integrity of life-saving medical device preeflow - with its two-component dispenser eco-DUO450 - provides the perfect solution for the latest application of BPR Medical in Mansfield. BPR‘s Bidirectional Firesafe™ Cannula Valve, used for in-home medical oxygen supplies to extinguish fires which can occur in the line between the concentrator and the user’s... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

QNP2 Series XY Piezo Nanopositioning Stages with 50 mm x 50 mm Aperture

October 3, 2016

Patent-pending design provides unmatched geometric performance Superior multi-axis accuracy via parallel-kinematic design Custom materials and vacuum versions Travels to 120 µm x 120 µm 50 x 50 mm clear square aperture Aerotech’s QNP2 series XY, parallel-kinematic, piezo positioning stages combine sub-nanometer resolution, high dynamics, and excellent geometric performance in a compact,... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Rotoflex VSI Slitter Rewinder on Stand at Pack Expo in Bucharest

October 3, 2016

During 27-30 September, Graphic Open Systems will host live demonstrations of the VSI on their stand 11. St Louis, Missouri USA (September 22, 2016) Graphic Open Systems (GOS) will present live demonstrations of the compact, high-speed Rotoflex VSI slitter rewinder on stand 11 at Pack Expo. To be held 27-30 September in Bucharest, Romania, Pack Expo is a leading exhibition for the packaging... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Products & Equipment

Bulk Bag Discharger with Integrated Clean-In-Place (CIP) Features Speeds Changeover During Sanitary Process Operations

October 3, 2016

HOLLAND, Michigan – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This process-specific NBE bulk bag unloader with chain-style tubular drag conveyor is engineered and built to withstand rigorous duty cycles and stringent process demands. Process requirements include a target material infeed rate of up to 13 tons per hour and frequent changeovers that demand system-wide cleaning to microbiologically safe... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

AmeraMex International Receives $200,000 in Equipment Orders

October 3, 2016

CHICO, CA – September 30, 2016 – AmeraMex International, Inc. (OTC: AMMX), a provider of heavy equipment for logistics companies (stevedoring/shipping), infrastructure construction, logging and mining companies, received two equipment orders totaling $200,000. The inventoried equipment will ship before the end of the third quarter. The customers, one located in Texas and one located in... Read More

Chemicals & Chemical Processing, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment, Material Handling & Storage

Air Products Providing Hydrogen Fueling Station and Liquid Hydrogen Supply for Stark Area RTA Zero Emission Buses

September 30, 2016

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Sept. 26, 2016 - Air Products (NYSE: APD) has a proven global record of providing reliable hydrogen fueling systems for the mass transit industry. As a result, Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) turned to Air Products for its new hydrogen fueling station and liquid hydrogen supply, which was showcased today at a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Canton, Ohio. "We... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Thermal & Heating Equipment

Wisconsin Oven Ships Custom Spiral Conveyor Oven

September 30, 2016

September 15, 2016 - Wisconsin Oven Corporation announced the shipment of a custom electrically heated spiral conveyor oven with cool down. The conveyor oven will be used to cure adhesive applied to exterior automotive mirrors. The conveyor needed to be designed to the customer’s specific dimensions to ensure all mirrors were cured evenly. To save on floor space and maximize the number of... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Apache is Exhibiting at the Boston ISPE Product Show

September 30, 2016

Apache is exhibiting at the Boston ISPE Product Show on October 5th (Booth #W39). The ISPE is the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, a not-for-profit association serving the pharmaceutical and bio-technology industry. Mike Peterson, in large tank sales and David Foulkes, representing small portable tanks will both be on-hand to answer any questions about Apache's... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Transportation Industry Products

General Dynamics NASSCO Delivers Fourth ECO Class Product Carrier to American Petroleum Tankers

September 30, 2016

SAN DIEGO - On Monday, September 26, General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the fourth vessel in a series of five ECO Class product tankers under contract with American Petroleum Tankers. The Bay State was delivered during a special signing ceremony at the NASSCO shipyard in San Diego, CA. The Bay State is a 610-foot-long, 50,000 deadweight-ton, LNG-conversion-ready product tanker with a 330,000... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Gripping Tools for Packaging and Palletizing

September 29, 2016

Piab’s Kenos range of suction pad grippers are perfect for packaging and palletizing Piab is extending its program of advanced packaging and palletizing products with the Kenos range of suction pad/foam grippers. The gripping systems – Kenos Vacuum Gripper (KVG), Kenos Sack Gripper (KSG) and Kenos Vacuum Gripper Layer (KVGL) – use Piab’s proprietary and energy efficient multi-stage vacuum... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Weld Purge Dams fit pipe diameters from 6-96 in.

September 28, 2016

Suitable for welding stainless, duplex, chrome steels, and titanium, Inflatable Weld Purge Dams are typically used for closure welds, tight bends, T piece joints, and dome end connections where conventional Tandem Weld Purging System cannot be used. Single-ended units are made of low vapor pressure materials and are heat-resistant up to 194°F. Dams are fitted with dual inflation and purge... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

MagneGas Completes Purchase of 2,000 Additional Fuel Cylinders to Accommodate Accelerating Demand for MagneGas2®

September 28, 2016

Company Receives Final Shipment of Previously Announced 2,000 Cylinder Purchase Order to Accommodate Growing Demand TAMPA, Florida - MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid and renewable liquid into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that it has taken receipt of the... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Automation Feeders offer enhanced interface and control.

September 28, 2016

Automation feeders of SA Series utilize SSF feeder technology and architecture for diverse interface and control capabilities, including ASCII communication protocol, low-profile form-factor, and various modules for drop-in integration. Design and functionality enable custom machine integrators to utilize tape feeder technologies with integration flexibility and control options. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

Motorized Vertical Rotation Stage has 1.181 in. clear aperture.

September 27, 2016

Offering 360° rotation, 4.587 x 3.150 in. AR59-AV employs 180:1 precision worm drive and deep grove ball bearings to provide ±0.001° resolution when microstepping. Table parallelism is <50 µm, and 1.181 in. clear aperture allows for vacuum/electrical lines as well as optics. Replaceable with optical encoder for position verification, knob on motor shaft allows manual... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Non-Industrial Products

O-I Customer Launches Custom Bottle that, Literally, Rocks

September 27, 2016

Driven by a unique brand vision, Rocker Spirits, a micro-distillery based in Littleton, Colorado, decided to work with O-I to create a bottle that rocks, both literally and figuratively. Together, the teams created a one-of-a-kind design that conveys Rocker's distinctive identity at first glance. The design process, brought Duston Evans, Co-founder of Rocker Spirits to the O-I North America... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mounting & Attaching Products

Pegboard Bin Adapters support multiple bin sizes.

September 27, 2016

Designed to allow multiple hanging bin sizes to be installed on existing standard pegboard and slatwall systems, Pegboard Bin Adapters include Model 30111, which is 5 in. long with 30-lb weight capacity, and Model 30112, which is 10 ¾ in. long with 60-lb capacity. Welded steel construction provides secure hanging of Akro-Mils' AkroBins®, InSight® Bins, and Universal Hanging Bins.... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Wire Containers in Closed Loop Shipping Strategy

September 27, 2016

Utilizing wire containers in the packaging, transportation and handling of your materials is an incredibly effective shipping strategy. When implementing a launch schedule restricted by a budget, suppliers will look to move the most product with the least amount of capital investment. Container right sizing and redesign options allow production facilities to achieve significant financial impact,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Crown Equipment Discusses Forklift Automation at Disruptive Technologies Conference

September 27, 2016

NEW BREMEN, Ohio – Crown Equipment Corporation, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, announced that Scott Andersen, general manager – technology business development at Crown, recently spoke on the topic of forklift automation at Deloitte’s Disruptive Technologies global training conference in Montreal on September 21.   Ryder Material Handling, part of Crown Lift... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bellows Vacuum Cups persevere in short-cycle applications.

September 26, 2016

Featuring dimensionally stable body and soft, low-marking sealing lip, SP-BX Series Varioflex® bellows vacuum cups facilitate gentle and reliable lifting, handling, and placement of hot, delicate, curved, and rough plastic parts. Construction is of oil-, ozone-, and wear-resistant polyurethane composite material that withstands temperatures up to 122°F as well as regular contact... Read More