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Heavy-duty bulk packaging

64-IN-FlexiconI-150Ultra-Heavy-Duty Bulk Bag Filling System palletizes and fills bags with aggregates, abrasive minerals, dry chemical additives and other difficult-to-handle materials. It integrates a Swing-Down Bulk Bag Filler with the manufacturer’s Pallet Dispenser and Powered Chain Conveyor, allowing safe, high-capacity filling of bulk bags of all popular sizes, including those with wide-diameter spouts for passage of irregular materials. The Swing-Down Fill Head (bottom) with wide-diameter spout seal allows safe, rapid connection of larger bag spouts for material passage.

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Vince Hagan machines ‘All’ Hydraulic Erect Batch Plant model

INNOV-VINCEHAGEN-150With an eye to eliminating the need for cranes on a concrete production site, Vince Hagan Co. has developed a new safety control feature that ensures level hydraulic raising and lowering of its portable dry mix or central mixed batch plant models. The self-erect power pack unit allows for a smooth set-up of all the plant components, typically over a four-hour window.

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Mobile applications bolster customer service

In line with a commitment to offer tools specifically designed for the construction materials industry, Command Alkon is actively developing mobile applications to extend the traditional client-server experience into the hands of producers and their customers. One of their first programs, MOBILEcommerce, broadens the reach of dispatch system functionality and helps users process and track concrete order and delivery information from their mobile devices.

 

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Aerator halves air requirements powder transfer

Company cites a doubling of efficiency in a redesign of its original Vibro-Aerator Cone, a widely adopted, longstanding vibrating bin device among concrete plant manufacturers and concrete producers.

 

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Filter press makes fines recovery a piece of cake

INNOV-FILTERPRESS-MCLANAHAN-150Tighter environmental regulations and yard space restrictions are requiring concrete producers to find new ways to dispose of their waste water. McLanahan Corp. has tailored gray water recycling systems to equip producers for compliance, while positioning their operations for improved efficiency, productivity and profitability.

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