Conveyors

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Packaging Equipment, Robotics

Robotic Automation System works interactively with co-workers.

June 20, 2016

Able to operate alongside existing workers or independently with no need for safety guards, Robo Packer is suited for pick and place, assembly, and packaging applications. Integrated packaging module is supplied with 6-axis robotic arm, infeed conveyor, and box conveyor all mounted onto common sub-frame which is fitted with leveling pads and casters. Portable system can be supplied with 1 of 3 robotic arm payloads depending on application, task to be performed, and level of productivity required. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Z-Frame Conveyor fits under machinery and other tight areas.

June 16, 2016

Used for part removal and product handling, 2200 LPZ has single-piece frame design, V-guided belts, universal T-slots for hardware, and adjustable guiding. Availability of 1 or 2 pivot points  allows configuration in Z-frame, horizontal-to-incline, and nose-over positions. Along with load handling up to 80 lb, features include belt speeds to 250 fpm, 1.75–24 in. belt widths, conveyor lengths from 2–18 ft, and cleated and flat belt options. Guide accessories are also available. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission, Waste Handling Equipment

Superior Industries Plans for Showcase of New Products at MINEXPO International 2016

June 14, 2016

Morris, Minn. - Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, plans to launch several new products at MINEXPO International 2016. At the Silver, inside booth #19100, the manufacturer will display its new Patriot™ Cone Crusher, TeleStacker® Conveyor, mine duty idlers, mine duty pulleys, conveyor drive package... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Waterjet Shuttle Systems support high-volume cutting.

June 14, 2016

Designed for high-volume, water-only waterjet cutting applications, Waterjet Shuttle Systems maximize productivity by allowing operators to continue cutting as they unload finished parts. Units are available in High Rail Gantry format supporting up to 12 cutting heads or Mid Rail Gantry format supporting up to 4 cutting heads. Aquavision® Di motion controller guides user through process, while optional spreader bar allows operators to expand cutting area beyond waterjet gantry. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Low-Noise Aluminum Chain Conveyors target pharmaceutical market.

June 14, 2016

Suitable for uses raging from bottle transport to prescription packaging in pharmaceutical market, Hytrol Connex aluminum chain conveyors are hygienic and flexible and meet cleanliness requirements. Modular components permit both horizontal and vertical transport, and design facilitates wash-down. Aluminum plastic chain is used due to its inherent durability and compact nature. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Gemini Bakery and KB systems Installs Multiple Conveying Line System for Guttenplan's

June 3, 2016

Guttenplan' s bakery is a longtime client of Gemini and KB Systems as  their business grew they needed to increase the plant's flour consumption and flour capacity. The plant is equipped with multiple indoor bulk storage bins feeding 8 horizontal mixers. We upgraded the existing bulk system from a single conveying line to a multiple conveying line system. We also added an additional... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Flexible Screw Conveyor transfers material from front end loaders.

June 3, 2016

Featuring purpose-built, heavy-gauge stainless steel hopper that holds up to 8 tons or 200 ft³, Flexicon® extreme-duty flexible screw conveyor transfers material with bulk densities up to 150 lb/ft³. Stainless steel screw rotates within 8 in. dia stainless steel tube. Driven at top end by 20 hp variable-speed electric motor and gear reducer, conveyor discharges material prior to any contact with seals/bearings. System is self-contained on all-stainless skid equipped with forklifting tubes. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Mechanical Power Transmission

BTI Upgrades Conveyor System for Cooling Plastic with Stainless Steel Belt

May 26, 2016

AGAWAM, Mass. – Belt Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of stainless steel metal belt conveyor systems and retrofits. Recently, the company provided an upgrade to a customer who was using a conveyor system to process extruded plastic strands. "The client was originally using mesh metal belts, which met their heat-resistance requirements but left unsightly marks on the end product... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Dust-Free Bag Dump Station features tubular conveyor.

May 24, 2016

Manual Dumping Station with integral FLEXI-DISC® Tubular Cable Conveyor collects dust created during manual dumping from containers and gently conveys material at any angle over short or extended distances. Vacuum fan draws airborne dust from operator's atmosphere, and automatic reverse-pulse filter cleaning allows continuous operation. Modular system, with single or multiple inlets and outlets, is constructed of stainless steel finished to food, dairy, pharmaceutical, or industrial standards. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Food Processing & Preparation, HVAC, Material Handling & Storage

VAC-U-MAX President, Steve Pendleton, Accepts Award from UBM Canon for 40 Years of Exhibition at the Powder and Bulk Solids Show

May 23, 2016

Belleville, NJ, USA – This year’s Powder Bulk Solids Conference Exhibition (Powder Show) marked the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show, which first debuted in 1976. The Powder Show is the dry processing and bulk solids handling industry’s largest trade event, where both US and other manufacturers exhibit the latest innovations in bulk solids handling. This year’s event also... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Dual Lane Hand Pack Conveyor System Increases Productivity

May 20, 2016

Perfect for Contract Packagers too! Winneconne, WI - Multi-Conveyor (www.multi-conveyor.com) - Multi-Conveyor recently built a dual lane conveyor system with a center rail for a hand pack line. These mild steel constructed conveyors will transport individual trays that will be hand-packed into cases. The system is actually made up of four conveyor... Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Monobeam Vibratory Conveyors support food processing.

May 9, 2016

With frame made of single structural member, Iso-Flo® Vibratory Conveyors offer optimized hygiene, minimizing risk of product contamination and maintaining food safety. Frame and spring arms can be tucked completely under conveyor bed. Featuring standard rotary polish within product contact zone, stainless steel bed resists bacterial attachment and biofilm formation. Standard oil-free drives, elastomer isolators, scalloped flat bars, and internal ground arms also maximize equipment hygiene. Read More

Food Processing & Preparation, Material Handling & Storage

Plastic Chain Conveyors support food, pharmaceutical industries.

April 27, 2016

Used as transport solution for food, packaging, and pharmaceutical industries, Connex® plastic chain conveyors deliver flexibility and modularity needed between processing and distribution in supply chain operations. Conveyors are also available in aluminum (AL), stainless steel (SS), and powder coated steel (PC). Read More