Material Handling & Storage

Superior Iintroduces Road Portable Models of Extended Telestacker® with conveyor sizes from 170-190 foot.

October 19, 2016

Offering road portability, Extended Telestacker® enables owners and operators of 48-inch by 170-foot and 42-inch by 190-foot telescopic radial stacking conveyors to save costs associated with on-site assembly and freight costs. Units provide the owner or the operator the flexibility to transfer Telestacker from one site to another.
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Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Robotics

Robot Conveyor System automates filling of molds.

October 18, 2016

Featuring gantry robot with integrated slip roller conveyor system, RC Series handles filling of molds and other parts on pallets and trays. X Y Z motion system is located above dispensing plane to allow straddling over conveyor with rigid structure in space saving package. Modular design accommodates up to 16 valves making it suitable for multiple color applications. Motion paths may be directly imported from CAD and graphics programs, or taught with Jog & Teach function. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bottomless Belt Conveyor eases printing on bottle bottoms.

October 5, 2016

For traceability, Pharmafill BCV1 Bottomless Conveyor enables serial numbers, lot codes, and other markings to be printed on bottoms of plastic and glass bottles without requiring bottles to be slowed, stopped, rotated, diverted, or otherwise disrupted from flow in packaging line. System accepts containers from standard conveyor that drops out from under bottles as dual side belts gently grip and convey bottles over laser marking device, thermal/continuous inkjet printer, or other coding system. Read More

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 scrap, mulch, stone, coal, and, wood pellets.
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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

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage, Test & Measuring Instruments

VAC-U-MAX Exhibits Pneumatic Conveying Systems for Batch & Continuous Processing, and Dust Collection & Cleaning Solutions for Powders and Combustible Dusts at IBIE 2016, October 8-11, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, Booth 3314

September 22, 2016

BELLEVILLE, NJ USA – VAC-U-MAX announces exhibition at IBIE 2016, October 8-11, Las Vegas, Nevada, Booth 3314, exhibiting the latest advances in food processing automation solutions for bulk-ingredient transfer. VAC-U-MAX food-ingredient handling systems convey over 10,000 various powders, flakes, flavorings, extracts, additives, granular materials, nuts, extruded foods, and other dry food... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Threaded Line Vacs turn pipe into conveying systems.

September 15, 2016

Made of 303 stainless steel, 3/8 NPT and ½ NPT Threaded Line Vacs™ convert ordinary pipe into air-operated conveying system that can sample gas streams and grains, move small parts, or transport scrap out of small spaces. Units attach to plumbing pipe couplers, sanitary flanges, and other pipe fittings. Products eject small amount of compressed air to produce vacuum on one end with high output flow on other. Regulating compressed air pressure provides infinite control of conveying rate. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Multiple Strand Auto Pick Conveyor supports heavy product loads.

September 15, 2016

Used to convey corrugated cartons with stacked metal product inside, mild steel indexing table-style-top conveyor employs 2 common drive assemblies and features inline keyed sprockets. Each chain moves in time with one another to reduce product skewing across all 4 strands. Supporting 260 lb of products (~60 lb per chain) or 560 lb total weight across 12 ft of conveyor chains, solution also features joining shaft configurations for 8 narrow chains. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Modular Belt Conveyors offer speeds up to 250 fpm.

September 13, 2016

Featuring ladder-style, open frame design with universal T-slot, 2200 Series Modular Belt Conveyors facilitate airflow for cooling and chemical drainage. Units are available in widths from 3–24 in. and lengths from 18 in. to 30 ft with choice of End Drive, Center Drive, or iDrive consolidated motor/control offering. Handling loads up to 150 lb, conveyors offer 2 styles of plastic chain belting: micro pitch or general purpose modular, as well as metalworking modular belt with 1 or 2 in. cleats. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Precision Bulk Material Handling System Moves Highly Fragile Product at a Rate of 12,000 Pounds Per Hour While Also Reducing Finished Product Reject Rate

September 2, 2016

HOLLAND, Michigan – National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This automated bulk material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly fragile product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging. At a process rate of 12,000 pounds per hour, bulk totes of the product are nested into a lift carriage; the tote is sealed... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Centralized Hub maximizes handling flexibility in minimal space.

September 1, 2016

Combining powered timing belt-based conveyors that work together with other devices, Glide-Line™ 360 enables almost any type of movement – shuttle, divert, merge, sort, stack, lift/lower, transfer, and turn – for palletized products in restricted spaces. Tool allows endless configurations and maximizes assembly workspace by solving complex pallet, workpiece, and panel handling distribution challenges to address traffic control situations with regards to space limitations. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Tubular Chain Drag Conveyor targets food industry.

September 1, 2016

Featuring hygienic, totally enclosed, dust-free design, Chainflow conveys dry powders, granules, and particularly fragile materials such as coffee beans, cereals, nuts, dry soup mix, and pet food. Chain is 304 or 316 stainless steel and fitted with molded UHMWPE discs. Configured in loop or circuit, Chainflow provides homogeneous crevice-free conveying path with capacities up to 370 ft³/hr. Processors can convey over long distances with maximum straight line lengths up to 250 ft/conveyor. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Stainless Steel Conveyors support pouch and case filling.

August 29, 2016

Intended for food ingredients, Stainless Steel Conveyors transport variety of product sizes to multiple packing stations using both plastic belt and table-style top configurations. Photo-eye sensors relay bulk intake while taking into consideration remaining number of pouches on upstream conveyor. Pneumatic guillotine release works in conjunction with sensors to halt production into case to avoid overflow and will reopen when it senses new box. Rails flip in or out based on product width. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Conveyor, Accumulation Table facilitate tablet/capsule inspection.

August 11, 2016

Handling round, square, and rectangular bottles (plastic or glass) up to 2500 cc, Tablet Entrapment Free (TEF) Conveyor and TEF Accumulation Table facilitate inspection for trapped product. Functionality accelerates thorough line clearance during product changeovers and shift changes while also helping eliminate foreign product cross-contamination. Conveyor operates up to 100 fpm, and roller-dropping handles let one person drop chain and clear line in <10 min without any tools.
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Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Creform to Showcase AGVs, Workstations and Flow Racks at 2016 Assembly Show

August 10, 2016

Creform Corporation, Greer SC, a manufacturer of unique products for the design and building of material handling structures and vehicles will feature several of its products in booth 831, at the 2016 Assembly Show, October 25-27, Rosemont, IL. Highlighting the exhibit will be the standard NSI AGV which can control up to 50 courses with 128 commands each via HMI touch screen and built-in RFID... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Unloading System meets sanitary standards.

August 3, 2016

With manual dumping station and flexible screw conveyor, BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Weigh Batch Unloading System automatically conveys weighed batches of contamination-sensitive materials to downstream processes and allows rapid sanitizing. BFC discharger frame has cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for positioning of bulk bags without forklift. FLOW-FLEXER® bag activators raise opposite bottom edges of bag as it lightens, promoting complete discharge of materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage

Modular Sort System supports production and distribution.

August 1, 2016

Featuring pre-engineered layout that includes accumulation and gapping conveyor, scanner, software, and choice of diverters, Modular Sort System fits into new or existing buildings and is designed to support carton, case, and tote handling environment. Positive sortation assures that correct container is directed to correct location and in correct sequence. Dematic iQ software manages induction, gapping, and sorting while providing real-time performance information. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Vacuum Loading System offers simplified maintenance.

July 29, 2016

Consisting of autonomously controlled receivers that are 80% shorter than conventional material loaders and receivers, LoPro™ System conveys pellets and regrind from storage to single or multiple blenders. Low-profile receivers protrude only 8 in. above lid of blender, providing low center of gravity that minimizes potential sway on fast-cycling processing machines. Utilizing 1.3 hp single-phase brushless motor, system has conveying capacity of 1,300 lb/hr over 12 ft and 1,000 lb/hr over 20 ft. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Bastian Solutions to Showcase Order Fulfillment Technology at CeMAT Australia

July 8, 2016

The company will feature an AutoStore demo grid, ZiPline conveyor, and discuss the latest in order fulfillment solutions at stand D35. Melbourne – Bastian Solutions, a global material handling systems integrator, will showcase several of the company’s latest technologies at stand D35 during the 2016 CeMAT intralogistics show in Melbourne, Australia. On display will be a demonstration... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Test & Measuring Instruments

KAPP NILES Demonstrates Mass Production Gear Grinding Solution, and Unveils a New Metrology Machine at the IMTS

June 21, 2016

Featured at the KAPP NILES booth are the KX 100 DYNAMIC, which turns convention on its head with the first ever “pick-up” work spindle, and the exciting presentation of measuring solutions by Penta Gear Metrology. BOULDER, Colo., (JUNE 14, 2016) - Kapp Niles will feature three machines in booth N-7036 at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) September 12 – 17 in... Read More