Material Handling

MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Case Study: Packaging Companies Discover Efficiency, Cost Savings And Increased Production Available Through Pneumatic Conveying

    With today's economic pressures, more plant managers and others charged with conveying powders, granular items, and flakes for packaging are adopting the automatic operation of vacuum conveying and packaging equipment as standards to hit critical price points for market success.

  • Mixer And Blender Options For Vacuum Drying Requirements

    Vacuum drying is ideal for processing heat-sensitive materials without risk of thermal degradation. It also allows manufacturers to recover costly solvents or safely dispose of any harmful volatiles removed from the closed system.

  • Inline Mixing Of Gases And Liquids

    Efficient mixing of gases and liquids is a critical step in many chemical and biological process technologies.

  • 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: 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
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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

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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

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
Gravimetric Feeder for Powders: PureFeed® D

Gravimetric Feeder for Powders: PureFeed® D

PureFeed® D is particularly well suited to continuous, gravimetric feeding of tiny volumes of powder with manual refills.

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
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, Model L83

Used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator, Model L83

One (1) used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator roller compactor, model L83, stainless steel product contact surfaces, with horizontal feeder with agitated feed hopper driven by .25 hp dc motor, vertical compression screw driven by 1 hp dc motor, 8" diameter x 1.5" wide rolls driven by 2.5 hp, 230/460 volt variable speed motor drive on base with controls, serial# 248.

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.

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.

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.

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