Flexicon Corporation

When Two Bulk Conveyors Are Better Than One
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When Two Bulk Conveyors Are Better Than One

Isotopic chemical characteristics require integration of mechanical and pneumatic conveyors for batching accuracy QUAPAW, OK - To manufacture high-purity chemical and isotopic products, EaglePicher Technologies engineered a new process in which five bulk products are transferred, weighed with a high degree of accuracy, and conveyed to a mixing system. The EaglePicher engineers knew the batch...

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Bulk Bag/Drum Filler features pivoting fill head.
Packaging Products & Equipment

Bulk Bag/Drum Filler features pivoting fill head.

Constructed of carbon steel with industrial finish, or stainless steel finished to industrial, food, dairy, or pharmaceutical standards, Bulk Bag/Drum Filler features Swing Down® fill head that pivots down for connecting empty bags at floor level. Remote console or wall-mounted panel houses controls to raise and pivot fill head into locked, horizontal fill position. Machine can be switched...

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Powdered Antibiotics Conveyed in a Curve, Dust Free
Material Handling & Storage

Powdered Antibiotics Conveyed in a Curve, Dust Free

05/02/08 FORT COLLINS, CO - When Macleod Pharmaceuticals expanded to a new range of antibiotic products, it needed to fit a bulk solids mixer, conveyor and filling machine in a confined area, and reserve enough space for boxing, taping and labeling operations. The company's antibiotics are typically comprised of seven or eight powdered ingredients that are manually dumped from fiber drums into a...

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Weigh Batching System eliminates dust during dumping.
Material Handling & Storage

Weigh Batching System eliminates dust during dumping.

Equipped with high-velocity vacuum fan that draws airborne dust from operator's atmosphere onto 2 cartridge filters, Manual Dump to Rigid Bin Weigh Batching System de-lumps material and feeds it gravimetrically from mezzanine level into rigid bins placed on floor scale. Automatic reverse-pulse filter cleaning allows continuous operation, while timer-activated solenoid valves release short blasts...

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Bulk Bag Conditioning System is integral to unloader.
Material Handling & Storage

Bulk Bag Conditioning System is integral to unloader.

Bulk Bag Conditioner-Unloader System loosens bulk solid material solidified during storage and shipment, allowing material to discharge through bag spout. While integral configuration of conditioner eliminates time, labor, and equipment needed for separate loading of bulk bags into standalone conditioner, design also minimizes floor space requirements. System employs 2 hydraulic rams with...

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Packaging Products & Equipment

Weigh Batching System offers bulk bag-to-bin operation.

Featuring stainless steel contact surfaces, Weigh Batching System discharges material from bulk bags, de-lumps product, and feeds it gravimetrically into rigid bins. Bulk-bag-to-hopper interface consists of manual Spout-Lock® clamp ring at top of pneumatically actuated Tele-Tube® telescoping tube. Pneumatically actuated Power-Cincher® flow control valve cinches bag spout...

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Material Handling & Storage

Rotating Drum/Bulk Bag Filler Plays Role in Quality of Surfactant Packaging at BASF

WASHINGTON, NJ -- Chemicals producer BASF Corp. recently upgraded the packaging of surfactants with two key additions to its manufacturing plant. One was a purpose-built room designed for greater cleanliness and control in loading surfactants in drums or bulk bags prior to shipping. The other was installation of a rotating drum and bulk bag filler from Flexicon Corp., Bethlehem, PA, that...

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Material Handling & Storage

Bulk Handling System Ups Frozen Food Quality, Cuts Labor

LOWESTOFT, UK-Efficient production processes are critical to the survival of companies operating in the frozen food sector-a fiercely competitive landscape of tight margins, ever shrinking market size, and high consumer expectations. To that end, Unilever Ice Cream & Frozen Food's Lowestoft, UK, operation, a major producer of Bird's Eye brand products, has become a symbol of efficiency, garnering...

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Bulk Bag Conditioner offers hydraulic, adjustable operation.

Hydraulic Bulk Bag Conditioner loosens bulk solid material that solidifies during storage and shipment, facilitating subsequent material discharge. Available as stand-alone unit or integral component of bulk bag discharger, machine uses 2 hydraulic rams with contoured end plates to press opposing sides of bulk bags. Optional hydraulically actuated, variable-height turntable allows in-frame bag...

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