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DEM Analysis Pinpoints Transfer Chute Problems

A major cement manufacturer in South America was experiencing transfer chute plugging with a highly cohesive limestone and clay mixture. During rainy periods, the chute would plug every few hours, requiring operators to manually dig out the contents in the chute and wash it down with high-pressure water.

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Rivet Driver Speeds Installation

Flexco’s Pneumatic Single Rivet Driver is designed for use with Flexco SR fasteners and installation bases, and speeds installation by up to 33 percent.

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Flapgate for Abrasive Materials

Meyer Monster Double Flapgate Airlock Valves are engineered and manufactured for extreme operating environments or highly abrasive materials. The Monster Double Flapgate Valves are specifically designed to control the rate of materials flow through a system and at the same time preventing air leakage by isolating the processing system’s pressures.

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Conveyor Pulley Lowers Cost of Ownership

Baldor Electric Co. now offers Dodge D-LAG conveyor pulleys, the only line of stock conveyor pulleys than can lower total cost of ownership, according to the company. D-LAG conveyor pulleys utilize a cutting-edge natural rubber compound that is 73 percent more resistant to wear than standard SBR rubber.

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Troughing Idler Streamlines Performance

The Tru-Trainer Troughing idler from ASGCO is based on an enhanced load carrying design which features quicker activation, increased swing and overall better performance, according to the company. There is no edge damage and the troughing angle is adjustable.

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