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Flexicon Corporation: Flexicon Corporation: Weigh batching system

A new Flexicon Weigh Batching System designed for mezzanines and other low-headroom areas uses Low Profile Flexible Screw Conveyors configured with motor drives at the inlet end of the conveyor, reducing height and width requirements at the discharge end.
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FILED IN:  Machinery  > Filling/sealing  > Dry filling

System is comprised of 8 low-profile conveyors fed by roof-mounted storage vessels with each group of 4 conveyors feeding either of 2 gain-in-weight hoppers that gravity discharge through the mezzanine level to a ribbon blender at floor level. The enclosed dust-free conveyors handle products ranging from sub-micron powders to large pellets including those that pack cake plug seize smear or fluidize with no separation of blended products. Removable screw and tube interior are smooth and crevice-free allowing for rapid thorough cleaning.

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