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ConveyorTech_stand
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Conveyor Technologies Ltd.: Low-profile conveyor stand

Conveyor Technologies new Advanced Aluminum Conveyor Stand introduces wide-stance leveling pads for increased stability, along with a user-friendly mounting arrangement that allows leveling adjustment with pads bolted to the floor.
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Flexicon_Block_Buster
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Flexicon Corporation: Bulk bag conditioner loosens solidified materials

Flexicon's BLOCK-BUSTER™ Bulk Bag Conditioner with two hydraulic rams and specially contoured end plates, presses opposing sides of bulk bags, loosening material that has solidified during storage and shipment, enabling bulk bag unloaders to discharge it through bag spouts.
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QCIndustries_conveyors
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QC Industries Conveyors‎: Online conveyor configuration tool

QC Industries released a new online tool for quoting and configuring low profile conveyors.
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Catalent aisle changing crane
Machine Case Study
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Catalent’s three aisle-changing cranes drive efficiency

Automated storage and retrieval design helps Catalent Pharma Solutions handle up to 630 pallet moves per day in and out of 19,000 pallet locations at its Philadelphia facility.
Machine Product Brief
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National Bulk Equipment, Inc: Bulk material system uses three storage vessels

National Bulk Equipment’s self-contained, high-volume bulk material packaging system processes up to 50,000 lbs./hour of combustible materials of varied physical characteristics, including interlocking flakes and free-flowing, friable rods.
Machine Product Brief
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Dynamic Conveyor Corporation: Opposing lateral turns available on radius turn conveyors

Dynamic Conveyor’s improved DynaCon modular radius turn conveyors feature a real truth of curvature on lateral turns from 5- to 180-degrees.
Tervis
Machine Case Study
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Tervis gains repeatable efficiency with 'Precision' conveyor

Maker of insulated plastic drinkware uses precision conveyor and automated manufacturing to improve its process.
Feature Article
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Best practices for buffering and packaging line design

Whether or not to buffer a packaging line ranks right up there with Total Cost of Ownership as one of the most divisive issues pertaining to automated packaging lines.
Shown: Optional Slip-Torque low-line backpressure technology
Machine Product Brief
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Shuttleworth, Inc: Conveyor reaches speeds up to 500 ft./min.

A new high-speed chain-driven conveyor from Shuttleworth, powered by Pro Mach, features improvements made in wear and friction engineering, particularly with its effect on plastics--a critical component to longevity in conveyor operation.
Machine Product Brief
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Eriez Magnetics: Feeders for difficult-to-handle bulk material

Eriez High Deflection (HD) Series Feeders use a totally enclosed patented magnetic drive to handle difficult-to-feed materials such as fine powders (talc or flour), leafy products such as lettuce and sticky candies, that normally can’t be fed successfully on an electromagnetic feeder.
Machine Product Brief
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Yamato Corporation: Reject system

Yamato’s patented over-count/overweight reject system provides faster speeds, better count accuracies and higher packaging efficiencies.
Machine Product Brief
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Omega Design Corp.: Bottle unscrambler accommodates serialization

Designed for a variety of bottles used in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and personal healthcare industries, the cost-efficient LCX Unscrambler from Omega Design Corporation can handle over 300 bpm.
Precision Move conveyors
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Precision Move conveyors

Michael Hosch, director of product development, Dorner Mfg. Corp., describes the company's Precision Move technology for its 2200 and 3200-Series conveyors at Dorner Media Day Feb. 28, 2012.
Dorner tour
News
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Precision conveyors receive focus at Dorner Media Day

Servo motors, positive belt movement, cleated pocket sorters add efficiency to conveyors for use in packaging and assembly applications.
Machine Product Brief
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National Bulk Equipment, Inc: Material handling system for fragile food

With a process rate of 12,000 lbs./hr., National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) automated material handling system provides a total process solution for moving highly-fragile food product through multiple process operations into bulk storage for temporary holding prior to final packaging.

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