The roflo HM 3 transfer and distribution system is an electromagnetically driven horizontal motion conveyor.
TEA Transmission’s slide system is claimed to be suitable for temperatures up to 550°C. The system consists of a high-strength aluminium carriage body that retains high-performance sliding elements which move on flat, anodised aluminium rails (steel or stainless steel are optional choice of materials). The entire surface of the sliding element lies exactly on the rail - dirt or dust particles are removed continually by the ‘snow-plough’ effect.
FlexSort is a high-rate linear sorter that is suitable for any user handling high volumes of packages, parcels or cartons in either cross docking, order picking or end-of-line palletising operations.
A bulk conveyor with tilt-down portable base that fits through tight spaces and provides easy access for removal of the flexible screw has been released.
The Hi-Cline machine is claimed to efficiently scalp product for lump removal at high capacities.
Ashworth Eye-Link belts offer cleanliness, durability and utility. The belts are lightweight, positively driven, straight-running conveyor belts that feature an inherently strong design that naturally tracks straight. Eye-links make up the flat, even surface for smooth product conveyance, and the overall construction provides a rigid structure that resists side-to-side deflection while enabling the belt to handle thousands of pounds of tension.
Other than the simple drive pneumatic vibrator, vibrating conveyors from Vibration Systems & Solutions have no moving parts. They use a stainless steel tray made from a single folded piece of steel which, depending on length, has no welds or joins to harbour pathogens. This also gives a simpler washdown with no corners or crevices to worry about, with the added advantage that excess water can be vibrated away down the tray.
The X45 and X45e conveyor platforms are suitable for small product production lines, are easy to integrate and offer simple control design.
An open chute box tipper from Flexicon offers a safe method of discharging bulk solid materials from boxes, totes and other containers when dust containment is not a requirement.
Ashworth has ‘change out’ ExactaStack self-stacking belts that utilise the Rack & Roll crate system to quickly complete the installation.
Recently, a large cereal manufacturer approached Fresco Systems Australasia seeking a solution to a problem of dispensing 1000 kg bulk bags of soya beans, rice and oats on a continuous basis into their process. The specification had a number of critical requirements including a system accuracy of <2%, variable discharge rate, 10,000 gauze magnet, discharge height of 1600 mm and a storage capacity of 1500 L.
Intralox has expanded its service levels globally and is now offering a lead time of seven working days for belts assembled from stock components; same day, next day, and three-day shipment services for belts assembled from stock components; and free belt guarantees for all expedited orders. and if Intralox does not ship an expedited belt order on time, then the belt and stock accessories are free of charge (up to USD 10,000) and the expediting fee is waived.
Flexicon has introduced a hygienic bulk bag conditioner for loosening of bulk solid material that has solidified during storage and shipment, allowing bulk bag unloaders to discharge it through bag spouts.
Ashworth Bros’ ExactaStack self-stacking spiral belt is an exact drop-in replacement for standard and wide belt stackers.
Chemlam PTFE-coated fabrics are high-performance laminates manufactured by Saint Gobain Performance Plastics.