Material Handling & Storage

Dürr Continues with Energy Saving Initiatives

Dürr Continues with Energy Saving Initiatives

Dramatic Energy Savings Through Heat Storage Shutdown Mode Plymouth, MI, October 1, 2009 - The Environmental and Energy Systems division of Dürr Systems has developed the Heat Storage Shutdown (HSS) mode which optimizes the energy savings from almost any off-production regenerative thermal oxidizer (RTO). This is significantly more energy efficient than the set-back or idle mode because in each...

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Motek 2009: Solutions for the Future

Motek 2009: Solutions for the Future

(Derendingen, 26/10/2009) At Motek 2009 in Stuttgart, Montech introduced the latest innovations for the Montrac transport system, belt conveyors and automation components. At the Montech stand, visitors showed great interest for the heavy-load shuttle, the new generation of shuttles and the new Basic belt conveyor. High attendance at the stand and the tangible interest of visitors prove that...

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Pneumatic Rod Lock eliminates control problems.

Pneumatic Rod Lock eliminates control problems.

AMLOK-® type RLN Power-Off Rod Lock avoids control problems such as overtravel, drifting, bouncing, and reverse traveling. Mounted to NFPA cylinder or used stand alone, it is constructed of black anodized aluminum housing with piston and wedge locking mechanism actuated by multiple springs, which mechanically lock rod securely. Clamp is unlocked when air actuates piston, compresses spring, and...

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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies
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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies

Distillation is a separation unit operation that involves multiple countercurrent-stage steps, separating two or more volatile components. This results in the contact of liquid and vapor most generally in counterflow. Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies provides an in-depth look at everything you need to know about distillation, including: Design procedures Equipment components Applications

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Bulk Material Analyzers monitor moving material in real time.

SABIA X1 Series on-belt elemental analyzers provide accurate elemental analysis of moving stream of material. They mount onto existing conveyor structures without modifications and are network compatible, enabling users to view analysis results in real time from any web browser. Adaptable for coal, cement, and minerals applications, analyzers can be customized according to configuration and...

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Scavenger Conveyor System controls fugitive material.

Scavenger Conveyor System controls fugitive material.

MARTIN-® Carryback Capture System minimizes problems with fugitive material in applications such as underground mines and low-overhead transfers by transferring belt cleaning residue back into material stream. This avoids cleanup labor, injury potential, and dust hazards associated with buildup. Manufactured in modular, 4 ft sections, 13 in. high system can be constructed in lengths from 8-24 ft...

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'Solution Series' Shafted Roll Stands

'Solution Series' Shafted Roll Stands

Unwind and rewind stands are preconfigured with all accessories including brakes and shafts Double E's new line of roll stands range from a simple A-frame with brakes, safety chucks, and a shaft to more complex systems with closed or open loop tension control, and even motorized rewind stands. Every system is custom-applied, and comes pre-assembled with all components in place. Each stand has a...

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15,000lb Capacity Tow Cart with Electric Brakes

15,000lb Capacity Tow Cart with Electric Brakes

Sturtevant, WI - July 24, 2009 - Electric Brake Carts have a rear electric braking system that is powered by the tugging vehicle. Each cart has a load capacity of 15,000 pounds and braking will function with multiple carts in tow. Operated and powered (brakes) by a towing vehicle each cart has a front and rear plug for towing multiple carts with up to 15,000 pounds on each. All braking systems...

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Jetting Technology minimizes process variability.

Using Fluidmove-® for Windows-® XP software, integral electro-pneumatic regulators, and precision weigh scale, CPJ+ automatically compensates for fluid viscosity changes over time as well as batch-to-batch variations. At programmed intervals, dispenser measures weight per dot and adjusts each jet to maintain constant mass per part. CPJ+ ensures consistent flow rates for applications such as...

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2nd Westfalia AS/RS for Mexican Food Producer Congelados del Valle Westfalia's Savanna.NET® Managing Both Facilities

2nd Westfalia AS/RS for Mexican Food Producer Congelados del Valle Westfalia's Savanna.NET® Managing Both Facilities

YORK, Pa., October 29, 2009 - Two years ago, in the summer of 2007, Congelados de la Hacienda celebrated the grand opening of its new frozen produce automated warehouse near Leon, Mexico. Repeating the 2007 project, Congelados again has recently contracted Westfalia Technologies, Inc to design, manufacture and install an Automated Storage & Retrieval System (AS/RS) and Savanna.NET-® Warehouse...

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