Material Handling

MATERIAL HANDLING CASE STUDIES, WHITE PAPERS, & APPLICATION NOTES

  • 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 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
  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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.

  • Tech Brief: Conserve Raw Materials In A Scalable R&D Mixer
    Tech Brief: Conserve Raw Materials In A Scalable R&D Mixer

    Developing a new formulation at the R&D stage can require multiple iterations to arrive at the optimal quality, functionality, cost or a combination of these and other factors.

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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: 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.
  • SacMaster® Bulk Bag Unloader Video

    The SacMaster® is a versatile and safe bulk bag unloading system designed specifically to include important features and functions identified by bulk bag manufacturers and users in multiple industries.  Bag tensioning, hoist or forklift loading, height adjustability and the patented “Posi-Flow” agitation system, which fluidizes even the most compacted materials make SacMaster® the right choice for unloading starch, lime, aluminum dioxide, pigments, plastic pellets, and a wide range of other bulk materials.

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MATERIAL HANDLING PRODUCTS

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
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.

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
Vacuum Receiver: Dry Materials Vacuum Receiver: Dry Materials
VAC-U-MAX Vacuum Receiver is a Straight-Sided Hopper for fast efficient handling of dry materials in a vacuum system.
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
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
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.

Pulse Jet Filters Pulse Jet Filters

All Schenck 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.

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