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Solving Bulk Bag Unloader Dusting Problems

April 2, 2014

The most common problem with unloading bulk bags is dusting.  Frequently, bulk bag unloader operations are a dusty mess.  At best, this results in a housekeeping problem.  Product loss and quality control issues can arise and the worst case is a safety issue when dealing with ingredients that pose a health or explosion risk. FINANCIAL IMPACT OF BULK BAG DUSTING Ingredient Yield:  Every particle of ingredient that escapes the bulk bag unloading process and ends up on the floor reduces ingredient yield and increases cost.  Thinking of dusting at the particle level implies little financial impact.  The following example identifies [...]

Cement Powder Handling Problem Solved

March 25, 2014

Spiroflow Systems, a respected leader in the powder handling and conveying industries, is known for its innovative and effective design solutions.  The company recently worked with Access Security Products Ltd. to resolve a powder handling problem with a proprietary cement mixture used in their manufacturing process.  Access Security Products Ltd. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of burglary and fire resistant safes, vaults and physical security equipment.  The company uses an expensive proprietary cement mixture in the walls of their safes and vaults rendering them almost impenetrable to thieves and fire.  This castable material has an extremely high compressive strength and [...]

Material Handling Leader Exhibiting at Powder Show

March 13, 2014

Industry leader, Spiroflow Systems, will be exhibiting products from its complete line of material handling and automation solutions at the INTERNATIONAL POWDER & BULK SOLIDS Exhibition in Rosemont, IL, May 6-8, 2014.  Visitors can visit the company in booth #1721 to preview several models of their various material handling and automation systems. Products and Services on display include: Spiroflow Automation Solutions offers automation project services and solutions which include project development, control system design, industrial automation integration, control system migration, HMI design, procurement, start up and long term support across a wide variety of industries.  The company’s total solutions offerings [...]