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Bulk Bag Conditioning

June 7, 2016

Bulk Bag Conditioning is an important step in the process of bulk bag discharging. Bulk bag conditioning is used to break up bulk materials that have solidified during storage or transportation. Our bulk bag conditioners take up minimal floor space allowing them to be placed nearly anywhere. Here is how our bulk bag conditioning system helped one of our customers optimize inefficiencies in their process. Ingredients Handled      Trimethoxyamphetamine (TMA), Phthalic Anhydride and Adipic acid. Our Customer  Our customer offers a complete spectrum of vinyl, polyethylene, thermoplastic and related compounds and has a 50+ year history in polymer development. Switching to Bulk Bags  […]

Bulk Bag Discharger Weigh Batching

June 7, 2016

Bulk Bag Discharger Weigh Batching A weigh batching bulk bag discharger system can improve batching efficiency and reduce ingredient and handling costs. A loss-in-weight bulk bag batching system includes a bulk bag discharger whose outlet is directly coupled to a feed control device such as a flexible screw conveyor. The feed device is typically supported by the bulk bag discharger support structure. A microprocessor based batch weigh controller is also included in any system. The following information is required to design a bulk bag unloader batching system: Batch size (min. and max.) Time to dispense batch (min. and max.) Tamped and untamped ingredient bulk density There […]

Bulk Bag Filling Saves Money

March 20, 2016

Bulk Bag Filling  can save your company money, if you are doing it right. Application: Bulk Bag Filling Overview:  A plant ships a powder product in bulk bags.  The bulk bag filling operation was under review due to a number of problems including unstable filled bulk bags, weighing inaccuracy, and low throughput. Situation:  Spiroflow analyzed the plant’s filling process focusing on bulk bag design, storage and shipping, filling equipment, and the financial impact of the bulk bag filling operation. Ingredient:  At 55 lb./ft.3 the product sells for $0.50/lb. Bulk Bag:  The bulk bags hold 2,200 lbs. of product with an area of 40 ft³. […]