Bagging and Packaging – E-Product Insight – May 24, 2018
Innovations in packaging and bagging equipment and systems, for dry powders / bulk solids: Say Goodbye to Silos with Limited Intervention Filling from GEA and Bulk Bag Conditioner Has Laser Safety Curtain.
Powder storage silos are an inherent part of all dairy powder production plants. They provide a buffer between the continuously running dryer and the packaging line ensuring a natural flow through the process. However, thanks to GEA, new Limited Intervention Filling systems are so efficient and reliable that the days of the silo could be numbered.
A new BLOCK-BUSTER® Bulk Bag Conditioner from Flexicon Corporation features a laser safety curtain that automatically stops the system’s hydraulic rams, scissor lift and turntable if the laser beam is obstructed, eliminating the need for safety-hinged doors and interlock switches for operator safety.
One common problem when filling powder type products is the electrostatic charge created by the filling process. Powders generate static due to surface contact and movement of the product within the filler, which creates a disruptive charge. Continue reading »
Bag Compactor Now also for Big Bags
In order to process empty bags in as efficient, cheap and environmentally friendly a way as possible, Van Beek designed the bag compactor. Did you know that the Van Beek bag compactor will from now on also be able to compact big bags easily? Continue reading »
Innovative Automatic Bulk Bag Filling & Closing System for Single Loop Bulk Bags
Concetti, Bastia Umbria, Italy has launched an automatic bulk bags (Fibcs) weighing, filling and closing system which is operated by one single employee. Continue reading »
It Will Be a Tight Squeeze: Compact Big Bag Emptying As a Care-Free Package
The constantly growing diversity of products which can be seen in almost every industry sector can also be seen in manufacturing tires. Whoever thinks, “a tire is just a tire” is wrong. Continue reading »
Bulk Bag Conditioners are Vital Addition to Bulk Bag Discharging Process
Bulk bags (or FIBCs) have increased in popularity significantly over the past few decades due to the reduction in packaging and transportation costs. However as more companies move and store materials in bulk bags, some struggle to discharge agglomerated or hardened solid material. Continue reading »
GEA is one of the largest suppliers of process technology for the food industry and a wide range of other industries. The international technology group focuses on process technology and components for sophisticated production processes in various end-user markets. Continue reading »
Flexicon products range from individual equipment to automated systems that source bulk material from interior and exterior plant locations, transport it between process equipment and storage vessels, weigh it, blend it, feed it to packaging lines, extruders, molding machines and storage vessels, and load it into railcars and trailers. Continue reading »
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