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The Right Mechanical Conveyor for Your NEW Process

October 28, 2014

Do you have a new process that requires a mechanical conveyor?  A huge variety of conveying equipment is available from bulk solids handling equipment suppliers, and this can make the prospect of choosing the right conveyor for your application a bit daunting.  A good place to start is to consider these basic selection factors: Material Characteristics:   Consider whether your material is dry or moist, extremely hot or cold, hygroscopic, abrasive, likely to segregate, or has other properties that limit which conveying methods can reliably handle it. Required Function and Performance:  Will your conveyor require multiple inlets or outlets?  Must it [...]

Spiroflow Systems Expands Robotic Automation & Engineering Teams

October 21, 2014

Spiroflow Systems, Inc. has announced key additions to their organization. Mr. Mark Langenfeld Mr. Mark Langenfeld has joined the company’s robotic automation team.  Mark has provided customers with cost effective, dedicated, and flexible automation solutions for over 25 years.  His areas of expertise include business development, sales, applications engineering, machine design, project management, and engineering along with managing his own successful robotic and machine vision company. He has completed more than 800 robotic and special machines installations in a variety of industries such as automotive, aerospace, chemical, consumer goods, electronics, glass, nutraceuticals, food, and medical.  Mark has extensive experience with [...]

Selecting Safe Powder Handling Equipment

August 20, 2014

Operator safety is a major consideration when selecting automated powder handling equipment. Manual packaging can be a laborious, repetitive and monotonous task, frequently carried out in a dusty, noisy, or otherwise unpleasant environment.  Workplace injuries under these conditions can be frequent - lifting, repetitive strain, breathing or respiratory problems, hearing loss and others.  Lost time at work, human error, high staff turnover, shift rotations and mandatory breaks are all a constant drain on productivity and efficiency. Installing an automated powder handling solution can address a number of potential safety issues and simultaneously improve productivity, the work environment and employee morale. When [...]