Metso has announced it is increasing its manufacturing capacity for large crusher wear parts castings used in minerals processing by investing in a second melting furnace at the Isithebe foundry in South Africa.
Boral's Linwood quarry had a 30-year-old primary jaw crusher that was struggling to keep up with production demands, and tertiary crushers that were nearing the end of their effective service life.
Flexicon has released a flexible screw conveyor with trough hopper, which can receive material from multiple outlets of feeders, grinders, blenders and other process equipment.
According to Metso, MX is the first 'multi-action' cone crusher on the market, combining high reduction ratios with the end-product shape consistency critical in aggregate applications.
Flexicon has released a sanitary flexible screw conveyor that can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple functions.
The latest TIP-TITE bulk transfer system from Flexicon moves material from boxes into a mobile bin with a vibratory feeder that services multiple downstream processes.
The TIP-TITE high-lift box/container tipper from Flexicon discharges dust-free into vessels 1830 to 3050 mm above the plant floor.
A weigh hopper with a fill/pass valve for dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems has been introduced by Flexicon.
UK company Nexeon has built a plant to produce a silicon anode it developed that significantly improves the energy density and operating life of Li-ion batteries.
Flexicon has released a portable sanitary open-chute drum tipper that features stainless steel product contact surfaces finished to sanitary standards and a washdown motor, providing a low-cost means of discharging non-dusty bulk materials from drums without cross-contamination.
The latest wide-inlet bulk bag filler from Flexicon allows rapid filling and passage of large, moist or dense chunks and semisolid materials into open or duffle-top bulk bags.
The latest TIP-TITE sanitary drum tipper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums to downstream equipment and rapid sanitising between changeovers.
Flexicon has released a manual dumping station with integral FLEXI-DISC tubular cable conveyor that collects dust created during manual dumping from bags, boxes, pails and other containers.
Food processors around the world are increasing production volumes and efficiencies by incorporating more advanced, continuous cooking and chilling systems.