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Complex, Yet Gentle Conveying

March 1, 2011 6:53 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

The recently-introduced line of CABLEflow Tubular Cable Drag Conveyors from Spiroflow Systems (Charlotte, NC) are designed for applications requiring gentle handling and conveying both to and from multiple points in a circuit. They can transfer friable bulk products from single or multiple in-feed points to single or multiple discharge points with little or no damage.

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Abrasive Blasting Gets Your Plant Clean

February 24, 2011 6:23 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Mole-Master Services Corporation (Marietta, OH) now provides abrasive blasting as an environmentally friendly, cost-effective alternative for cleaning food processing bins and silos. The abrasive blasting services are ideal for removing a variety of materials, including paint, surface rust, scale, graffiti, corrosion, and contaminants.

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USDA-Approved Vacuum Conveyors

February 22, 2011 8:42 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Vac-U-Max (Belleville, NJ) manufactures the Vacuum Conveying Equipment and Systems, which are constructed of USDA-approved materials. The vacuum conveyors range in rates from 500 pounds per hour, to 5,000 pounds per hour, and beyond. They can also be equipped with loading tablet press machines, mix tanks, and blenders.

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Convey Any Dry Solid

February 18, 2011 5:10 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Cyclonaire Corporation (York, NE) offers a tool for conveying a wide range of dry solids with the FlexFlite Flexible Screen Conveyors, which use steel augers and flexible tubes to move materials at rates as high as 3,600 pounds per hour. They are portable — according to the company — and are ideal for conveying products from bags, bins, hoppers, or weigh stations.

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A Microscopic Lubrication

February 14, 2011 7:03 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

The DAYlube grease — from Dayton Progress (Dayton, OH) — uses nanoceramic particles that act as microscopic ball bearings, which helps provide continuous lubrication to steel surfaces. Dayton Progress has announced that DAYlube is now available in 5-gallon pails, which makes it ideal for high-volume applications, particularly conveyors, bearings, chains, gears, and more.

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Configure Your Conveyors In 3D

January 31, 2011 5:45 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Dorner (Hartland, WI) has developed a system to draw conveyor systems — www.dornercad.com — which is designed to save time and serve as a link to more than one million model possibilities. The new conveyor model configurator allows users to draw virtually any conveyor model in 3D, which allows users to see what their conveyors will look prior to purchase, and it allows them to change the conveyor sizes in increments as small as 1/8”.

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Metal-Detecting Conveyors

December 14, 2010 8:20 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

The E-Z Tec DSP Metal Detector Standard Conveyor Systems from Eriez (Erie, PA) provides users with protection against ferrous and nonferrous metal contamination. The standard conveyor system includes a continuously-welded 304 stainless steel frame, wash-down drive, variable speed control, UHMW slider bed, and more.

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The One And Only AquaPruf

December 13, 2010 8:48 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

The AquaPruf 7400 Ultimate Series from Dorner (Hartland, WI) has been certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as the only modular conveyor approved for the meat and poultry industry. The 7400 Ultimate comes with several advanced design benefits, such as: The ability to go from fully assembled to completely disassembled in less than two minutes, without tools, for fast and effective sanitation.

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Conveyors Get Miniaturized

December 2, 2010 7:39 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

MISUMI USA, Inc. (Schaumburg, IL) has recently added two new styles to its family of miniature conveyors. The compact motorized systems are designed to perform precise, automated short-run conveying in machine building, as well as in testing and inspection applications. The new models include: The CVSMA — Flat Belt Single Track Mini Conveyor (70mm) — with a built-in motor drive between frames.

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Heavier Duty In A Small Package

November 11, 2010 6:30 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Dorner (Hartland, WI) has developed the new 3200 Series iDrive belt conveyor, which offers faster speeds, increased weight capacity, and indexing capabilities, according to the company. The iDrive Series integrates the motor, gearbox, and motor controller all within the frame of the conveyor, which allows the design to fit into tight spaces without worry.

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A Lubricant, Coating, And Paint In One

October 26, 2010 6:59 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

ZYP Coatings, Inc. (Oak Tree, TN) has announced its new “Brushable” biodegradable, oil-based lubricant/coating/paint: Keralon-B. It can be used in temperatures from ambient to 1,000°C. The lubrication is based on a combination of organic and inorganic ingredients, including Methylated Seed Oil, boron, graphite, and more.

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Fully-Integrated Sortation

October 12, 2010 12:27 pm | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Accu-Sort Systems, Inc. (Philadelphia, PA) has a full spectrum of intelligent and integrated sorting systems, which can be used to modernize and lower the cost of sortation. The system works with all major systems integrators, according to the company, including tilt tray conveyors, cross-belt conveyors, and more.

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Braking With Oil

August 12, 2010 9:00 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

The Posistop oil shear coupler brake from Force Control Industries (Fairfield, OH) is an ideal replacement for electric brakes, according to the company. The system mounts to the working end of a standard C-face motor, eliminating the need for a special brake motor, allowing them to be used in virtually any application in which electrically-released brakes are used, including palletizers, conveyors, hoists, loaders, and more.

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Versatile, Non-VOC Lubricant

August 10, 2010 8:07 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

CRC has developed the Syntha-Tech Lubricant w/PTFE, a non-flammable blend of synthetic lubricants that utilize PTFE plus anti-wear and extreme pressure additives, all with no VOCs. The lubricant penetrates deeply into cracks or joints to lubricate and protect all exposed metals, and can withstand temperature ranges form -40° to 450°F.

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Don't Worry About Dust

July 26, 2010 8:16 am | IMPO | Product Releases | Comments

Dorner Manufacturing (Hartland, WI) announced the 2300 and 5300 Series conveyors, part of the DustPruf family of conveyors. They feature SmartSlot technology designed into the frame, which provides all the integration and add-on capabilities of a T-slot without collecting contaminants or debris.

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