Material Handling

MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • 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
  • A Guide To Nanomixing Technology

    This white paper presents an overview of mixing technologies employed in the dispersion of nano-sized solid particles into liquid. By Christine Banaszek

  • Application Note: Determination Of The Concentration Of Formaldehyde/Methanol/Water With Anton Paar Density/Sound Velocity Analyzer DSA 5000
    Application Note: Determination Of The Concentration Of Formaldehyde/Methanol/Water With Anton Paar Density/Sound Velocity Analyzer DSA 5000

    Application Note: Determination Of The Concentration Of Formaldehyde/Methanol/Water With Anton Paar Density/Sound Velocity Analyzer DSA 5000

  • 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

  • Dual Purpose Vacuum Conveyor Triples Company’s Production Throughput
    Dual Purpose Vacuum Conveyor Triples Company’s Production Throughput

    Whether it’s a start-up scaling up production to meet demand for a new technology that is taking hold in the marketplace, or established manufacturers developing new product offerings, the ability to react quickly to changes in demand depends greatly on a highly-efficient production process. This case study shows how one company introduced an innovative pneumatic conveyor to load and dispense its blended product into packaging. This endeavor led to reduced lead time, physical efforts, and dust from its loading operations.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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: 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
  • 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

Spheri Valves: Bulk Material Handling Spheri Valves: Bulk Material Handling

The Spheri Valve has a simple robust design and only one moving part. The same, simple design philosophy also eases the task of routine preventative maintenance and makes any parts replacement a quick and simple task.

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.

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
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.

Used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator, 1 x 8.5 Diameter Used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator, 1 x 8.5 Diameter

One (1) used Fitzpatrick Chilsonator, model 1.5X8D, stainless steel construction, 1.5" wide x 8" diameter smooth rolls, cored rolls with rotary unions, horizontal screw feeder with agitated feed hopper driven by .5 hp motor, vertical compression screw driven by hp motor, 5 hp main variable speed drive motor, motors are all 230/460 volt, xp design, on stainless steel stand, serial# 395.

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
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.

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.

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