Material Handling

MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • A Clean Solution: Filling Processes In Washing Powder Production
    A Clean Solution: Filling Processes In Washing Powder Production

    Mifa AG is Switzerland’s largest detergent and cooking oil manufacturer, and in addition to several types of butter, cooking oil and margarine, also produces detergents and household cleaning products in liquid and powder form. A suitable solution has now been found for the company’s outdated washing powder filling system that has done more than just positively affect productivity.

  • 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
  • New Blade Design Gives Double Planetary Mixer A Bright Future In this age of technological marvels and Internet madness, it's refreshing to see an innovation that isn't the product of an exotic new technology.
  • Granulating With High Quality
    Granulating With High Quality

    Unipetrol assigned the design and implementation of the new solution to its trusted supplier company INELSEV, holder of the Sivacon Siemens Technology Partner certificate. New control systems came into use at different points in the production process.

  • Pneumatic Conveying System Makes Cap Handling a Snap
    Pneumatic Conveying System Makes Cap Handling a Snap

    SunSweet Growers, a north California bottler, was thrilled as its number one client hit soft drink pay dirt with line after line of specialty beverages.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Automation Optimizes Fuel Supply
    Automation Optimizes Fuel Supply

    Without concrete, our modern life is not conceivable. It is a versatile construction material – on land, on water, and when necessary even at dizzying heights. The base material cement is a decisive factor in the use of concrete, for example for roads, bridges, tunnels and towers – the construction material concrete has many potential applications and guarantees that construction components and structures are highly durable. To continue its success, a cement plant turned to modern weighing technology for its production processes.

  • 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

  • Case Study: Working Together To Solve A Feeding Problem
    Case Study: Working Together To Solve A Feeding Problem Pfizer Inc., headquartered in New York, produces human and animal prescription medicines for national and international markets. One of the company’s global research and development centers, located in Ann Arbor, Mich., operates a pharmaceutical sciences pilot plant in nearby Holland, Mich., that produces preproduction quantities of various products for testing before full-scale production at other facilities. The pilot plant was experiencing an ongoing problem manually feeding a range of solid materials into various-sized inerted reaction vessels that contained a solvent. By Schenck AccuRate
  • Loss-In-Weight Feeders Produce Only Gains

    A polymer services company installs several load-cell-based loss-in-weight feeders to automate its ingredient-feeding process and eliminate problems caused by manually handling and feeding the ingredients. By Schenck AccuRate

  • 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

Dual Shaft Mixer Dual Shaft Mixer

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

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
PureFeed® Industrial Feeders PureFeed® Industrial Feeders

Designed specifically for low feed rate applications the PureFeed® AI-300 industrial feeder includes the following customer driven features; quick and easy disassembly, a dual arm external agitation system for maximizing material handling versatility, and a disposable, recyclable EPDM feed hopper.

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
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
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
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.

Refilling A Loss In Weight Feeder Refilling A Loss In Weight Feeder
Loading a Loss in weight feeder that is operating in a continuous mode requires the right kind of equipment. The objective is to refill the feeder as quickly as possible. VAC-U-MAX offers the fastest way to reload a feeder in the material handling business
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