Material Handling

MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • Case Study: Bulk Bag Unloader Facilitates Safe Handling Of Toxic Materials
    Case Study: Bulk Bag Unloader Facilitates Safe Handling Of Toxic Materials Several years ago, the ITT Surprenant Division in Clinton, MA, now the Surprenant Wire and Cable Division of FL Industries, faced a major materials handling problem
  • Ribbon Blenders: A Best Practices Guide
    Ribbon Blenders: A Best Practices Guide

    This white paper presents some basic best practices for efficient processing in a Ribbon Blender. The ideas discussed here are recommendations based on practical and technical experience gained by Ross over several decades as a leading supplier of Ribbon Blenders to the process industries worldwide.

  • Blender Loading System Upgrade Meets New Production Requirements
    Blender Loading System Upgrade Meets New Production Requirements

    Desired increases in production rates and some changes in products forced a major food processor and packager in the Northeast to consider upgrading some of its material handling and processing operations. By VAC-U-MAX

  • Improve Safety In Your Mixing Room
    Improve Safety In Your Mixing Room

    In the processing world, safety management cannot be overemphasized. In particular, the mixing room, where raw materials are combined to produce the final formulation, is a source of many potential health and operational hazards.

  • Blending And Drying High Density Powders
    Blending And Drying High Density Powders

    For years, the challenge of blending extremely dense slurries, then drying the batch to powder form, has been a job for the traditional vacuum dryer with a rotating vessel.

  • Case History: Vacuum Conveying System Integral To 2000% Growth Strategy Of Food Additives Supplier
    Case History: Vacuum Conveying System Integral To 2000% Growth Strategy Of Food Additives Supplier Automated material handling, including vacuum conveyor system, is the key to Piasa reaching twenty-fold growth, equaling the production capacity of all major competitors combined. By VAC-U-MAX
  • Ultra-High Shear Mixing Strategies For Manufacturers

    This white paper presents four advanced rotor/stator technologies for ultra-high shear mixing of fine dispersions, emulsions, and other applications beyond the capabilities of traditional single and multi-stage rotor/stator devices.

  • Case Study: Bag Handling, Check Sieving, Weigh System
    Case Study: Bag Handling, Check Sieving, Weigh System

    In this installation, materials are received in 50-pound bags and semi-bulk bags and are security screened for foreign objects while being conveyed to a weigh hopper, where they are automatically hatched in predetermined weights and discharged into process drums.

  • Blender Loading System Upgrade Meets New Production Requirements

    Desired increases in production rates and some changes in products forced a major food processor and packager in the Northeast to consider upgrading some of its material handling and processing operations. By VAC-U-MAX

  • Solutions To Batch Mixing Issues

    This white paper presents some strategies for improving commonly encountered batch mixing problems. Because mixing processes vary from one application to another – with different objectives, design configurations, rheologies, operating limitations, etc. – there are no fix-all solutions that will apply to every situation.

  • High Speed Mixers For Paints, Inks & Coatings

    This white paper provides an overview of the different types of high speed mixers utilized in the manufacture of paints, inks and coatings. These machines accomplish a range of processing objectives which sometimes overlap.

  • Bag Handling, Check Sieving, Weigh System
    Bag Handling, Check Sieving, Weigh System In this installation, materials are received in 50-pound bags and semi-bulk bags and are security screened for foreign objects while being conveyed to a weigh hopper, where they are automatically hatched in predetermined weights and discharged into process drums
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MATERIAL HANDLING VIDEOS, AND PODCASTS

  • Sanitary Powder Feeder is Designed for Sanitary Processes Video

    The Schenck AccuRate PureFeed® AP-300 feeder was designed specifically for sanitary processes that include the following customer driven features: quick and easy disassembly, a dual arm agitation system for maximizing material handling versatility, and an FDA compliant EPDM feed hopper that is disposable and recyclable.   That means simpler, shorter cleaning cycles and virtually, no chance of cross contamination when moving from one material to another.  The PureFeed® AP-300 is available in volumetric and gravimetric configurations with feed rates from 0.5 to approximately 150 Kg / hour.  

  • Video: 'QC' Quick Change Feeder
    Video: 'QC' Quick Change Feeder

    Specially designed for applications requiring the maximum possible material handling and changeover flexibility along with the convenience of fast cleaning capability, K-Tron’s T35/S60 Quick Change Feeder is available in economical volumetric or high-performance loss-in-weight configurations.

  • Video: DrumQuik® PRO Dip-Tube And Connector System
    Video: DrumQuik® PRO Dip-Tube And Connector System DrumQuik® PRO is an easy-to-use dip-tube based connector system that can be used with common pumps to safely extract liquids from rigid containers (jerrycans, drums, and IBCs). The closed-system design virtually eliminates chemical and fume exposure to personnel and the environment while protecting the integrity of the chemical or food grade liquid being pumped.
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MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCTS

Pneumatic Conveying Systems

Pneumatic Conveying Systems

VAC-U-MAX is a premier manufacturer of custom pneumatic systems and support equipment for conveying, batching, and weighing materials
Portable Industrial Vacuum For Fine Powders

Portable Industrial Vacuum For Fine Powders

Manual Pulse Filter Cleaning keeps the vacuum operating even when handling fine powders
Mixer Loading Systems

Mixer Loading Systems

The principle of vacuum transfer has been proven to be a "better way" to move many types of material and a giant step over manual handling
Used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator Roller Compactor

Used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator Roller Compactor

One (1) used Fitzpatrkc Chilsonator, model DM, series L83, stainless steel product contact surfaces with 1.5" wide x 8" diameter grooved rolls, horizontal screw feeder with stainless hopper, driven by .25 hp dc motor, vertical precompression screw driven by .5 hp dc motor, 3 hp variable speed roll motor drive, 230/460 volt with model J Homoloid mill, stainless steel construction, direct couple hp motor discharging into 24" Kason screen, model , stainless steel contact surfaces, on base with hp motor, on board stainless steel control panel with feeder scr controllers, mill vfd motor controller on stainless steel base with stainless steel legs, serial# 349.

SacMaster® Bulk Bag Discharging Systems

SacMaster® Bulk Bag Discharging Systems

SacMaster® Bulk Bag Discharge Systems are the solution in material handling for a variety of industries. Optimum design provides for capability of integration with volumetric and gravimetric feeders for a complete and accurate system to meter bulk bag supplied material.

Analytical & Laboratory Systems

Analytical & Laboratory Systems

Anton Paar has a deep understanding of analytical method results in precise instruments with excellent performance and reproducibility. Openness towards customer requirements and attention to new market trends are the source of new ideas which meet the needs of customers.

Direct Charge Blender Loading

Direct Charge Blender Loading

The principle of vacuum transfer has been proven to be a "better way" to move many types of material and a giant step over manual handling. The technology exists for moving virtually any material that can be pulled through a hose or tube
VAC-U-MAX Bag Dump Stations

VAC-U-MAX Bag Dump Stations

When material must be dumped from bags, Vac-U-Max bag dump stations provide operators with a means for doing so at a convenient level, with less chance of material spillage and with provision for evacuation of any dust that may result from the dumping
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