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Under construction, please come back later on. Thank you. Reinhard Wohlbier CONTENTS Part I: The bulk-online Leaders + eDirectory Members REMBE, WAMGROUP, Coperion K-Tron, Pelletron, Schenck Process, Brabender Technologie, Koeppern, ARVOS, Stanelle, Rotolok, DSH Systems, Tank Connection, Gerolding... [read more]

Under construction, please come back later on. Thank you. Reinhard Wohlbier The Powder/Bulk Portal presents impressions gained at a visit to POWTECH 2016 in Nürnberg, Germany, in form of a Photo Gallery. Only a small portion of all exhibiting companies could be covered in the Photo Gallery, and Me... [read more]

VAC-U-MAX President, Steve Pendleton, Accepts Award from UBM Canon for 40 Years of Exhibition at the Powder & Bulk Solids Show  Belleville, NJ, USA - May 17, 2016 – This year’s Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (Powder Show) marked the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powde... [read more]

Whitstable, Kent -  A new automated Bulk Bag Weigh Batching System from Flexicon meters ingredients into a FLEXI-DISC™ Tubular Cable Conveyor that transports batches of a specified weight to downstream processing equipment, dust-free. The BULK-OUT® BFC Series Bulk Bag Discharger features a cantilev... [read more]

We Guarantee for Healthy and Safe Nutrition Naturally, the production, processing and distribution of foodstuff is defined at a respectively high level. Production of foodstuffs means the targeted alteration or transformation of raw materials from plant or animal origins into safe, healthy and deli... [read more]

The Top Worldwide eDirectory Companies (as of April 28, 2016) Please visit the listings of these leading powder and bulk solids handling and processing companies and see how they present themselves and what they might be able to do for you and your operation. They finance this Portal and the powde... [read more]

We continue our Photo Gallery of bauma 2016 with Part II. More information on Allgaier Group Google Search - Web Google Search - Images Allgaier on the Portal ******************* More information on Shaw-Almex Industries ******************* More information on AUMUND Google Search - Web Go... [read more]

Record demand at bauma 2016 • 3,423 exhibitors from 58 countries • Approx. 580,000 visitors from 200 countries • Higher than expected order activity A seven-day show of superlatives at bauma … … attracted around 580,000 visitors from 200 countries to Munich between April 11 and 17. That’s a rise ... [read more]

Meet our bulk-online Leaders

Pelletron’s experienced Bulkmatology® team provides Pneumatic Conveying and DeDusting solutions for the Plastics, Minerals, Food, and Pharmaceutical Industries. Whether it`s de-bottlenecking existing systems or designing complete turnkey plants from the ground up, Pelletron`s extensive know-how and... [read more]

VAC-U-MAX specializes in the design and manufacture of pneumatic conveying components, systems, controls, and support equipment for vacuum conveying, batching, and weighing of dry bulk materials. With a VAC-U-MAX pneumatic conveying system on site, bulk materials move gently and quickly from point ... [read more]

Coperion K-Tron is a global leader in the design, installation and maintenance of process feeders and pneumatic conveying systems for the handling of bulk solids. Coperion K-Tron is an industry expert in designing systems to convey hard to handle materials. Specialized in high accuracy feeding and ... [read more]

The BEUMER Group is an international manufacturing leader in intralogistics in the fields of conveying, loading, palletising, packaging, sortation and distribution technology. Together with Crisplant a/s and Enexco Teknologies India Limited, the BEUMER Group employed some 3,700 people in 2013. The g... [read more]

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Members: 16292, Threads: 22298, Posts: 77277 - Welcome to our newest member, briansteffan - Now online: 188 members

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Belt sag and belt life

In General Aspects by Roland Heilmann
at 30. May 2016 10:47 - 19 replies - 273 views

Are you saying you can't even install a truss or anything to support the idlers? I have even supported that size of conveyor with 6 meter channels with no problems. Hope you have lots of money in the budget for spillage cleanup in the unsupported area. Dear Gary, Thank you for your reply. truss was...... [read more]

impact table (pickup station for reclaimer conveyor)

In General Aspects by John Gateley
at 29. May 2016 10:50 - 10 replies - 440 views

Impact nests are dependent on the loading severity. Any height difference is determined by the track discrepancies plus the passing roller clearances. Roller diameter is rather well known and track discrepancies should be small even allowing for eventual track settlement. In might be possible to rep...... [read more]

Negative Tension on Conveyor During Emergency Stop

In Trough Belt Conveying by Leon Zaharis
at 26. May 2016 18:31 - 7 replies - 330 views

We have seen this many times. Bad design. Engineer did not know how to evaluate shock wave dynamics. Try # 4: One that is a less costly solution. Use a take-up capstan. Best if you do engineering sums to find the best capstan parameters. It has been done many times world wide. There are multiple cap...... [read more]

Belt Cover Thickness Determination

In Trough Belt Conveying by Lawrence Nordell
at 25. May 2016 10:59 - 6 replies - 1653 views

How is the belt cover thickness determined? What parameters should be taken in to account? Can anyone introduce a good reference? In CEMA#5 table7-4 there is information and suggestion about top cover thickness.There, according to class of material(fine,heavy .) a range of cover thickness has been ...... [read more]

Dear Sir We are pleased to offer (2) Used Port Hoppers. One is on rails(can be purchased with grab crane). Second is stationary. Both equipped with dust suppression. Please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Al Goodmundson Email norsequip@sasktel. Please explain your wording "hoppers for boat unlo...... [read more]

Milk Powder Conveying

In Pneumatic Conveying by Mantoo
at 25. May 2016 01:35 - 21 replies - 4696 views

Dear Chris, If the pipe is empty (without any buildups inside) the pressure drop for conveying a massflow of 4t/h milk powder with approx. SLR=10 leads to a pressure drop of approx. 320 mbar. Due to the "high" SLR, the necessary pressure in front of a venturi ejector should be approx 5 barg. If you ...... [read more]

Bulkoholics

The “Bulkoholics” No. 9

by Reinhard Wöhlbier at 24. Apr 2016 15:29 - 126 views
in Bulkoholics

Dear Bulkoholics, today we will show a few photos of PGBSIA 2013, The International Conference on Powder, Granule and Bulk Solids: Innovations and Applications, held at Thapar University, Patiala, India on November 28-30, 2013, the first of its kind in Northern India. (You find the Technical Progr... [read more]

The "Bulkoholics" No. 8

by Reinhard Wöhlbier at 07. Apr 2016 10:11 - 355 views
in Bulkoholics

Dear Bulkoholics, we want to share a few photographs from a memorable visit to WAMGROUP in Ponte Motta/Cavezzo (MO), Italy in June 2007. Our host was Michael Grass, Corporate Public Relations Manager. _______ Some Statistics (as of April 7, 2016): The “Bulkoholics” No. 1 – February 13, 2016  –  70... [read more]

The "Bulkoholics" No. 7

by Reinhard Wöhlbier at 27. Mar 2016 10:57 - 714 views
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Dear Bulkoholics, today we would like to show a few photos of an important powder/bulk venue in the Far East, i.e. the Shanghai Powder & Bulk Conference & Exhibition (this is nowadays the IPB organized by NürnbergMesse China, a sister exhibition to POWTECH Nürnberg, Germany). We will concent... [read more]

The "Bulkoholics" No. 6

by Reinhard Wöhlbier at 19. Mar 2016 11:20 - 476 views
in Bulkoholics

Dear Bulkoholics, Ten years ago, on April 23-27 2006, the  Fifth World Conference on Particle Technology 2006 (WCPT5) took place in Orlando, FLorida, USA and this is a good reason to show a few photos and recall the great time we had with all the other Bulkoholics. (A "very Personal Photo Gallery" w... [read more]

Lawrence Nordell Heike Trautmann John Gateley Joseph Dos Santos Steve Davis Hayri Ergun Roland Heilmann Peter Donecker Denis Zucchinelli Jack Hilbert Richard Polling Simon Pearson David Mills Adriano (Adi) Frittella Ralf Weiser Sandeep Nair Jur Lommerts Amrit Agarwal Mohamed Khalifa Gary Blenkhorn Kunal Mukherjee Leslie (Les) D. Dunn

Aus der Industrie

Vom Bauboom in Indien profitiert auch die ACC Wadi, die zur Schweizer Holcim-Gruppe gehört. Der indische Zementhersteller hat deshalb in Wadi im südindischen Bundesstaat Karnataka die Leistung seines Werks auf 13.000 Tagestonnen ausgebaut. Dafür lieferte die BEUMER Group als Generalunternehmer schlü... [read more]

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions hat von der HeidelbergCement AG den Auftrag über die Lieferung einer neuen Zementklinkerproduktionslinie erhalten. Die Anlage mit einer Produktionskapazität von 4.500 Tagestonnen Zementklinker wird im Werk Schelklingen in Baden-Württemberg errichtet und ersetzt e... [read more]

Seien Sie unser Gast auf der Powtech in Nürnberg! Die Microtrac GmbH freut sich auf Ihren Besuch und interessante Gespräche mit Ihnen auf unserem Messstand in der Halle 1 Stand 1-510 vom 19. bis 21.04.2016. Aus unserer Produktpalette werden wir optische Messsysteme zur Partikelform und -größe sowie... [read more]

thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions mit einer Weltpremiere und neuem Standardmaschinensortiment auf der bauma 2016 • Größter Kreiselbrecher der Welt feiert Premiere • Modernisierte Standardmaschinen für die Aufbereitung von Hartgestein und Kohle • Neue Kompakt-Schaufelradbagger zur Gewinnung harter... [read more]

1.   Einleitung Dieser Artikel berichtet über die Vorteile der KREISEL-Keramik-Schleuse ZSV-H gegenüber der Schneckenpumpe, sowie über die erfolgreiche Inbetriebnahme einer ZSV-H im September 2015. Der pneumatische Transport von feinen Schüttgütern, wie Zement, Rohmehl, Flugasche oder Kohle erfolg... [read more]

Detmold/Deutschland, im April 2016 – Die vertikalen Schnellmischer der Baureihe Flex®-line von MTI Mischtechnik sind individuell konfigurierbare Prozessanlagen für die manuell oder vollautomatisch gesteuerte Aufbereitung von Schüttgütern. Je nach Ausführung reicht das Anwendungsspektrum vom Einsatz ... [read more]

Das Unternehmen IPEG, Inc., Spezialist für Anlagen im Bereich Kunststoffverarbeitung, Abfallrecycling und Energietransport, hat die Pelletron Corporation übernommen, einen führenden Anbieter von pneumatischen Fördersystemen, speziellen Entstaubungstechnologien und anderen Anlagenkomponenten. Pel... [read more]

Schenck Process setzt weiterhin auf Kundennähe und eröffnet als erstes Unternehmen einen Produktionsstandort für Siebbeläge im Spritzgussverfahren in Brasilien. Mit der Investition in einen Produktionsstandort für Siebbeläge im Spritzgussverfahren in São Paulo setzt die Schenck Process Group weiter... [read more]