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October 1, 2014
Beumer Group The parallel gripper is a special tool for palletizing cardboard boxes and other dimensionally stable containers with parallel side walls. The essential components are a fixed plate that functions as a limit...
September 1, 2014
In this company’s networked filling system, weighing and weight-checking systems communicate with other machine components and control the filling process of chemical products. The weight-checking scale immediately delivers feedback to the...
March 1, 2014
Dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems must be operated in a certain sequence and have sufficient instrumentation and operating controls to assure reliable operation and prevent problems. This article discusses two subjects that are important for successful dilute-phase conveying. Discussed below are design guidelines for instrumentation and controls that can prevent operating problems, such as pipeline...
May 1, 2013
This company designs and manufacturers IBCs (intermediate bulk containers) and process equipment for the transport, handling and storage of powders and...
March 1, 2013
The Multipurpose Filler dispenses bulk solid materials into boxes, drums and bulk bags by weight. The unit features a fill head that seals dust-tight...
December 1, 2012
Super Strength Rare Earth Sight Glass Magnets are part of this company’s ProGrade product line of magnetic separators. The ProGrade Super Strength magnets are designed to remove fine and weakly magnetic ferrous...
October 1, 2012
The Material Master bulk bag and drum discharger features the heavy-duty Flo-Master breaker bar massaging system for bulk bags that promotes product discharge. These units are custom-designed according to the specific...
September 1, 2012
This new Mobile Half-Frame Bulk Bag Unloader integrates a multipurpose hopper with a flexible screw conveyor to create a unit that can improve plant efficiency by easy repositioning to accommodate alternative...
May 1, 2012
Quadrum rigid outer containers are designed to offer a square alternative to industry standard cylindrical drums in the pharmaceutical and biomanufacturing sectors...
May 1, 2012
The Sani-Pallet is designed specifically for handling materials in a sanitary manner. The plastic pallets have no sidewall seams, gaps, holes and other features likely to trap bacteria. These pallets are...
April 1, 2012
The Material Master Bulk Bag Discharging System provides dust-tight discharge of non-free-flowing materials. A breaker bar bag-massaging system promotes...
April 1, 2012
This company’s latest retrofit containment project included a Bosch capsule-filling machine that was completed for a U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer. The...
November 1, 2011
The bulk-bag-conditioning system from this company utilizes hydraulically actuated conditioning arms that pivot to return solidified materials to a free-flowing state...
October 1, 2011
The Vertek Series of vertical form, fill-and-seal baggers covers a broad range of speed, bag widths and bag types. Polyethylene and laminate materials can be run on the Vertek Series and all models...
August 1, 2011
Replacing its predecessor, the new GKF 702 capsule-filling machine has been designed to produce small batches directly in the laboratory. The parameters required later for production, such as machine...
July 1, 2011
The Adams 2000 is the latest member of the HAP range of filling machines, and delivers significantly higher speeds for filling powder products in weather-tight...
May 1, 2011
Beumer Group Efficiently stack a wide range of packages The Robotpac (photo) is a fully articulated and fully automatic robot that reliably and efficiently palletizes and depalletizes even complex packing situations. Designed for use with a wide range of packaging containers — such as bags, crates, canisters or trays — the Robotpac also saves floorspace, and features an easily adaptable...
March 28, 2011
Labeling and especially wrong labeling has become a major reason for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) complaints and recalls. One way to approach this challenge is to put a code onto each and...
March 28, 2011
RFID Components Harsh-Tag-80 (photo) provides a reliable solution in UHF band radio-frequency identification fields. Its design allows high reading...
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