Materials handling & logistics > Bulk material technology

Continuous systems increase food production volume

03 June, 2016

Food processors around the world are increasing production volumes and efficiencies by incorporating more advanced, continuous cooking and chilling systems.

Flexicon BULK-OUT BFC Series weigh batching system

02 June, 2016

An automated bulk bag weigh batching system from Flexicon meters ingredients into a FLEXI-DISC tubular cable conveyor that transports batches of a specified weight to downstream processing equipment, dust-free.

Flexicon BULK-OUT low-profile bulk bag discharger

06 May, 2016

Flexicon's updated series of BULK-OUT half-frame bulk bag dischargers features frames of variable heights and offsets to fit restricted areas.

Flexicon TIP-TITE mobile drum tipper

22 April, 2016

The TIP-TITE mobile drum tipper allows dust-free transfer of bulk materials from drums into process equipment and storage vessels.

Alfa Laval rotary jet mixer

01 September, 2015

The Alfa Laval rotary jet mixer effectively handles liquid and powder mixing, gas dispersion and cleaning-in-place (CIP) while reducing time, energy and costs.

Flexicon BLOCK-BUSTER hydraulic bulk bag conditioner

24 July, 2015

The BLOCK-BUSTER hydraulic bulk bag conditioner conditions bags ranging from short to extra tall using hydraulically actuated rams that automatically adjust in height during conditioning cycles.

Is your tank farm operating at full capacity?

20 July, 2015

Today’s economies are increasingly competitive, placing heavy emphasis on tight budgets and cash flow control. To remain lucrative, plants need to consistently reach peak performance and forever adapt to evolving operational dynamics. Dependability, repeatability and safety are the common demands of their market that need to be met.

bestUV chemical-free disinfection systems for the food industry

12 May, 2015

Disinfection using ultraviolet (UV) light is a chemical-free, environmentally friendly and sustainable method for killing pathogens and food-spoiling microorganisms in potable water, recycled water and other liquids.

Spray chilling nozzles for meat processing

30 January, 2015

Spray Nozzle Engineering has developed a range of carcass chilling nozzles to suit existing or new systems.

Flexicon bulk bag filler with metal detection

16 January, 2015

Flexicon has released a stainless steel, sanitary bulk bag filler that detects and separates metal as it fills bulk bags by weight, dust free.

Project Magnet extends the life of Whyalla Steelworks

03 October, 2014

To deliver a completely integrated pit-to-port solution to extend the life of the Whyalla Steelworks, Arrium Mining called on the process control and domain expertise of LogiCamms and Rockwell Automation.

Flexicon ultra-heavy-duty bulk bag filling system

21 July, 2014

Flexicon's latest ultra-heavy-duty bulk bag filling system palletises and fills bulk bags with filter cake, aggregates, metal powders, abrasive minerals, dry chemical additives and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials.

BHP looking to second generation in driverless road and rail

08 July, 2014

BHP Billiton's Jimmy Wilson acknowledges that BHP is trailing Rio Tinto on autonomous trucks and rail in the Pilbara, but he insists that for any technology, the second generation is always better than the first.

Flexicon vacuum receiver with pneumatic dump valve

28 March, 2014

Flexicon has introduced a vacuum receiver with a pneumatically actuated dump valve for dilute phase pneumatic conveying systems.

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