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

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

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

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

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