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October 21, 2007
We live in a world 4.6 billion years old with a known life span of a further 5 billion years. However its current inhabitants are threatened by the exhaustion of energy reserves and pollution. That’s the bad news, but the good news is that man’s instinct for survival is pushing the sciences associated with alternative energy and waste management forward at an exciting and encouraging rate. We at Spiroflow are pleased to be playing a part in all this by way of supplying equipment and systems to the companies at the forefront of such technologies! The ‘Spiroflow’ Big Bag Discharger […]
October 8, 2007
Nynas Bitumen UK, part of the Swedish AB Nynas Petroleum company, is very pleased with the performance of the ‘Spiroflow’ Aero-Mechanical Conveyors and the Big Bag Dischargers that handle the dry ingredients at its Ellesmere Port, UK bitumen plant. Nynas manufactures the ‘high-tech’, speciality bitumen so important for the safe and long lasting road surfaces on which we all rely today. The Spiroflow ingredients handling system comprises: 4 Aero-Mechanical Conveyors, 2 Big Bag Dischargers and 2 sack-tip stations plus associated electric controls. The Aero-Mechanical Conveyors range in length from 7 metres to 22 metres and are operating in a variety […]
September 3, 2007
We are delighted to report that one of the ‘Spiroflow’ Flexible Spiral Conveyors with which our name is synonymous is performing ‘brilliantly’ for boiled sweet manufacturer Joseph Dobson & Sons Ltd. In the application at Dobson’s, the conveyor is operating as a reliable, accurate and highly repeatable volumetric feeder. It is delivering sugar from a sack tip hopper to a steam pan some 3 metres away. It is in this steam pan, a pressure vessel mounted on load cells, that the base ingredients of sugar, glucose and water are weighed, mixed and pre-heated before being transferred to traditional open pans […]
June 21, 2007
It’s not often that customers take the trouble to send suppliers unsolicited testimonials but that’s exactly what Bernard Partridge, Technical Advisor for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) at Harwell did for us! We supplied a Flexible Screw Conveyor to transfer the cement which UKAEA use to encapsulate radioactive waste within their Liquid Effluent Treatment Plant (LETP). So pleased are UKAEA with the performance of the conveyor that their testimonial reads, “The feeder system that you supplied to us has been running routinely for several months now and has performed excellently, giving very consistent feed rates and no problems. […]
May 2, 2007
A ‘Spiroflow’ bulk bag discharging and conveying system has significantly increased output at Carroll & Meynell Ltd, a leading manufacturer of electrical transformers. Carroll & Meynell moved to new premises 5 years ago to accommodate considerable growth in their business. Further, recent growth has caused them to re-think their production methods. The handling of the fine silica sand used to ‘pot’ transformers was a major production line bottleneck.
March 10, 2007
The operatives at fish food manufacturer Skretting of Longridge, Lancashire, UK think that their ‘Spiroflow’ Bulk Bag Discharger is “wicked” – which, roughly translated, means that they are delighted with the way it performs! It used to take them 25 to 30 minutes to discharge each of the 11 ingredients used in the production of fish feed for industrial fish farming. Now one tonne bulk bags (FIBC’s) are discharged in around 5 minutes.
February 15, 2007
New RHINOVEYOR Flexible Screw Conveyors for very abrasive applications. We are delighted to announce our new ‘RHINOVEYOR’ range of flexible screw conveyors for abrasive materials. At Spiroflow, we have pioneered the design, manufacture and application of flexible screw conveyors for over 30 years. Now, with tough black conveying tubes, the ‘RHINOVEYOR’ range extends the scope of these versatile conveyors into applications for abrasive materials hitherto deemed to be dangerous territory! Flexible screw conveyors are an effective mechanical means of conveying powders and granules – offering the simplest and lowest cost solution for a multiplicity of applications. They comprise a heat-treated […]
January 8, 2007
Solutech Ltd of Winsford, Cheshire are well pleased with the performance of their ‘Spiroflow’ mobile Bulk Bag Discharger with its integral Flexible Screw Conveyor. Founded only 11 years ago by two entrepreneurs, Solutech is a small company offering a big service. They claim to be the UK’s only independent specialist food grade liquid blending contractor, currently despatching around 12,000 tonnes of blended liquids a year. Their customers, at home and abroad, include some of the best known, blue chip names in the food and beverage industry. They also provide liquid blends to some big name pharmaceutical companies too. Needless to […]
December 19, 2006
During 2006, we committed to 9 exhibitions, 5 in the UK plus four in Europe. We were at the Foodex-Meatex exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham, UK during March, the Anuga FoodTech Exhibition in Cologne, Germany supporting our Agent VauMAX in early April, the two ‘easyFairs’ PPT FOOD exhibitions: one in Esher, Surrey, UK at the end of May, followed by the other at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton, UK in the middle of June.