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Powder Handling Solutions at the Powder Show

May 8, 2014

Industry leader, Spiroflow Systems, exhibited products from its complete line of powder handling solutions at the INTERNATIONAL POWDER & BULK SOLIDS Exhibition in Rosemont, IL, May 6-8, 2014.  A constant stream of visitors kept the Spiroflow team busy for the duration of the three day event. Spiroflow's CTE Bulk Bag Filler received significant attention for its patented cone table densification and high speed bag filling capabilities.  The T5 Bulk Bag Unloader was on exhibit - one of several unloaders the company offers.  The Cableflow tubular cable drag conveyor was running whole bean roasted coffee to demonstrate gentle product handling.  Spiroflow unveiled [...]

Test Center Paves Way for New Powder Handling Solutions

May 2, 2014

The Spiroflow Systems test center gives customers the utmost confidence in the company's powder handling solutions.  It is an enclosed area within the company’s production facility where multiple product material tests are performed each week.  Each test is set up for specific customer requirements with the customer’s actual material, using various types of equipment. The test center contains a complete compliment of material handling and conveying equipment that includes Bulk Bag Fillers, Bulk Bag Unloaders, Flexible Screw, Cableflow® Tubular Cable Drag, Dynaflow® Chain Drag, Aero Mechanical Conveyors as well as a variety of auxiliary equipment. The test center allows the company [...]

Training – Critical to Bulk Bag Unloading Success

April 11, 2014

Training is one of the most overlooked keys to bulk bag unloading success.  Properly trained operators facilitate a safer, cleaner and more productive bulk bag unloading operation. Key Bulk Bag Unloading Tasks That Require Specific Operator Training Placing the Bulk Bag in the Bulk Bag Unloader:  In most cases this is a simple task requiring only the attachment of the bulk bag lifting loops to the lifting frame used to place the bag in the bulk bag unloader.  However, when certain types of liners are involved the operator must know how to safely use the bulk bag unloader's liner tensioner [...]