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ARC upgrades in oil and powder (sidebar)

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Flexible auger fillers from Flexicon are used on all three vf/f/s baggers at ARC-Diversified to get powdered product from floor-level hoppers up to the overhead auger fillers that feed directly into the baggers.

The newest Flexicon system to be installed feeds a multiwall paper sack filler from Chantland Co..

“We used to use a stand-alone auger filler and we would place the bags on a scale beside it to weigh them” says Butler. “Now we’re weighing as we fill. It lets us do about four bags per minute instead of one.”

The 50-lb bags produced on the Chantland system run through a Lock metal detector and then through a bag gluing system that was brought in from another part of the plant.

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