Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Conveying

Obela spreads productivity

23 July, 2018

Obela, known for its wholesome dips and spreads, improved productivity and reduced downtime using NORD Drivesystems' nsd tuPH product range.

Flexicon Low Profile Flexible Screw Conveyor

05 July, 2018

Flexicon's Low Profile Flexible Screw Conveyor with bin and castor-mounted frame can roll below mezzanines and other low-headroom areas.

Spraying Systems AccuJet Electrostatic Spray System Model 102000

01 July, 2018

By reducing oil consumption and conveyor downtime the Model 102000 AccuJet Electrostatic Spray System can improve chain lubrication.


10 April, 2018

The Intralox OMNI-DIRECTIONAL Turner is capable of turning packages 90° to the left or right on demand.

EXAIR Sanitary Flange Line Vac conveyors

01 March, 2018

Designed to fit within users' current sanitary flange piping system and convert it into a conveyor for waste, parts and bulk materials, EXAIR's Sanitary Flange Line Vac can be used to convey materials in systems that require frequent or mandatory cleaning.

Ammeraal Beltech Soliflex PRO mini conveyor belt

26 February, 2018

The Soliflex PRO mini conveyor belt by Ammeraal Beltech is versatile and offers optimal hygiene.

Caking considerations: solving caking problems

19 February, 2018 by Chris R Muller

By understanding the mechanisms behind caking, identifying key process control variables and product specifications, and initiating a program where the gain in cohesive strength of a material over time can be predicted by obtaining small samples, caking problems can be successfully remedied.

HammerTek Smart Elbow pneumatic deflection elbows

14 February, 2018

Pneumatic deflection elbows are used in pneumatic conveying systems to prevent elbow wear, material degradation, melting or streamers and build-up associated with material impacting the wall of conventional sweep elbows and plugged tees

Wire Belt's CompactGrid conveyor belt

13 February, 2018

Wire Belt's CompactGrid conveyor belt is designed to handle smaller, delicate products while giving users a lightweight, open mesh belt design.

Leuze electronic Global Beam 15 series photoelectric sensors

25 January, 2018

Leuze electronic has introduced the latest member of its Global Beam family, with the compact sensors of the 15 series in an IP67 housing.

Flexicon Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor

19 January, 2018

The Flexicon Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor with multipurpose hood transfers material discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from handheld sacks into elevated process equipment or storage vessels dust-free.

Caking considerations: causes, mechanisms, quantification

01 November, 2017 by Chris R Muller

Caking is a complex phenomenon that can be a significant source of problems. While there are solutions, they are very specific to the root cause involved, hence the need for a quantifiable approach informed by scientific knowledge of the characteristics of the material involved and the environment.

Vibrations Systems & Solutions electric, pneumatic and hydraulic vibrators

16 October, 2017

Electric, pneumatic and hydraulic vibrators available in stainless steel for he food industry.

Hygienic and economical movement of dips from production to packaging

09 October, 2017

A mix of stainless and aluminium conveyors and corrosion-protected aluminium drives provided an affordable solution for a dip and spread manufacturer without compromising its stringent hygiene requirements.

Bulk bag weigh batch discharger improves granular sugar re-bagging

15 September, 2017

A UK food manufacturer has reduced the time to rebag granular sugar by one-third while needing less labour and still meeting ATEX and hygiene requirements by using an automated bulk bag weigh batching system with an integral flexible screw conveyor.

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