Material Handling

MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • Overview Of Mixing Technologies For The Production Of Low To High Viscosity Adhesives

    The ideas discussed in this paper are recommendations based on Ross’ collective experience as a provider of specialty mixing equipment to the adhesive industries for over 170 years. Mixer testing and simulation trials are recommended to confirm the suitability of a specific mixing strategy.

  • Select A Powder Induction Mixer That Can Serve Multiple Mix Tanks Of Virtually Any Size

    Rotor/stator mixers specially designed to generate a powerful vacuum within the mix chamber are capable of inducting a wide variety of solids, from fine powders to friable pellets.

  • Pneumatic Conveying Systems Prescription For Maximizing Material Delivery Whether it is direct loading of blenders, mixers and other vacuum tolerant vessels, gentle handling of empty or filled capsules, the dust-free transfer of ingredients to table presses, or clean up of materials, pneumatic conveying systems and vacuum technology have become an indispensible tool in streamlining pharmaceutical and nutraceutical production lines. By VAC-U-MAX
  • 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 Study: Multiple Tablet Press Loading System
    Case Study: Multiple Tablet Press Loading System Featuring patented Vac-U-Max tube hopper material receivers and microprocessor control, this system is a relatively simple example of how previously manual operations can be cleaned up and automated
  • Case Study: Pneumatic Conveying Systems Prescription For Maximizing Material Delivery
    Case Study: Pneumatic Conveying Systems Prescription For Maximizing Material Delivery Whether it is direct loading of blenders, mixers and other vacuum tolerant vessels, gentle handling of empty or filled capsules, the dust-free transfer of ingredients to table presses, or clean up of materials, pneumatic conveying systems and vacuum technology have become an indispensible tool in streamlining pharmaceutical and nutraceutical production lines. By VAC-U-MAX
  • Pneumatic Conveyor Provides Competitive Edge For New Bio Based Detergent Expansion
    Pneumatic Conveyor Provides Competitive Edge For New Bio Based Detergent Expansion

    Sticky powders present manufacturers and processors with unique material conveying challenges involving volumetric auger fillers that dispense powders, granulars, and flakes for packaging.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers
    Efficiencies In Powder Dispersion For Manufacturers

    This white paper explores five tips for dispersing powders into liquid more efficiently.

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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

Dual Shaft Mixer

Dual Shaft Mixer

The Dual Shaft Mixer from Charles Ross & Son Company is designed to handle...

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.

Belt And Bucket Elevators

Belt And Bucket Elevators

The Schenck Process Group, known throughout the world as the originators of 'En-Masse' handling, and manufacturers of top quality equipment for use within the grain and process industries, have the pleasure in presenting our RB range of Belt & Bucket Elevators.

Modular System For Nanostructure Analysis: SAXSpace

Modular System For Nanostructure Analysis: SAXSpace

SAXSpace is a new nanostructure analyzer based on small- and wide-angle X-ray scattering (SWAXS). Nano-sized particles and sample domains scatter X-rays towards small angles; the resulting scattering pattern provides information on the overall size and shape of the nanostructures.

Blender Loading Systems

Blender 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
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
Pulse Jet Filters

Pulse Jet Filters

All Mac Process high-efficiency pulse jet filter models use electronically-timed pulses of compressed air to dislodge particles from the internal filter media. Available in rectangular, square and circular designs, they can be configured with hoppers and/or pneumatic receivers.

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.

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