Dumpers & Bulk Unloading(11 companies)
Dumpers, tilts and other bulk unloaders used to discharge the contents of a material handling operation into another. Plan to purchase new conveying, feeding and handling equipment? Explore our articles to get tips.
As big bags become more important as an environmental-friendly method of shipping and handling ingredients, Azo offers its bulk bag discharge stations, bulk bag unloaders, and bulk bag dispensers used in processing applications of all kinds. Azo's versatile and efficient unit is used for optimal discharge of big bags in closed automated feeding systems. For difficult to discharge materials, the big bag support table is equipped with a vibrator or big bag massager. Optional low-level indicators are available to provide indication of low product level for bulk bag changing in time.
Batching Systems, Inc.
Heavy duty bulk product pre-feeders and conveyors from Batching Systems are engineered to provide easy ergonomic filling, gentle non-abrasive product handling, effective disentangling and uniform product flow. Batching Systems supplies ergonomic hydraulic drop and lift load height dumpers for bulk unloading. The Sure Feed Hopper Lift consists of a shaker type vibratory feeder mounted above counting, weighing or processing equipment, on a stand that is designed to allow the feeder to drop back and tilt down to an ergonomic load height. The operator uses the hand control to bring the feeder down to load position while the counter, scale or processor continues to run, resulting in zero down time for product refill. Once filled, the operator returns the hopper to feed height to resume product delivery.
Container Handling Systems Corporation
Container Handling Systems Corporation’s servo lane divider, featuring a heavy duty frame, can be integrated into any conveyor system. This CHSC system employs a brake system to hold containers while the servo drive shifts the lane. The servo allows quick shifting and extreme accurate alignment to the conveyor guide rails. Servo laners are custom designed to match conveyor layouts and electrical specifications. Base unit components include: infeed conveyor with drive, servo motor with a timing belt driven lane assembly, heavy duty container stop as part of lane rails, jam and back up controls, and Allen Bradley PLC control panel.
Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions
Descon designs and builds product and packaging handling solutions for the food and beverage industries, including a range of transfers, elevator conveyors, and side-grip elevators. Vacuum transfer and elevator conveyors support applications such as the removal of down cans from the line or other applications that involve a sudden change in elevation. In horizontal format, the system can handle down can removal and empty can coding applications. Vertical format applications include mass transport of single file but can also be custom designed to suit nearly any elevation change. Side grip elevator for vertical transport applications offers an effective means of elevating or lowering a variety of containers and products when space is at a premium. Product is gently but firmly gripped by the sides and carried through the change in elevation at speeds up to 300 fpm. Side grippers are a soft, pliable material, guaranteed not to damage the container.
Layton Systems’ Ribbon Wall elevator conveyors are constructed in Food Grade Quality from T-304 stainless steel with the exception of selected drive components. The conveyor Dimensions are based on production specification such as width, height, length, and discharge height. The Volta belt consists of ribbon sidewalls, scooped flights with an indent on each side depending on the product specifications. Smooth homogenous non-porous surfaces prevent bacteria build-up, resulting in maximum product shelf-life and designed to prevent product sticking, considerably reducing waste.
MAC Automation Concepts
MAC Automation Concepts engineers can customize automation solutions for product and package handling equipment, including stacking machines. Company’s engineers work with customers to build prototypes and ensure they are getting the product needed.
Murzan offers several drum unloaders, each built specifically to unload standard industry containers: the 5-gallon bucket, the 55-gallon drum, and the 300-gallon tote. Machine line includes the Murzan DUS (Drum Unloading System), which directs the full pumping power of the PI-50 pump into the company's unique follower plate design to fully unload even the most viscous products from metal, plastic or fiber 55 gallon drums.
Performance Feeders, Inc.
Performance Feeders supplies diversified vibratory parts feeding equipment for product and package handling applications. Product line includes vision feeding systems, step feeders, orienting elevators, tray handling systems, flexible feeding systems, and a complete line of peripheral products to complement its flagship line of vibratory feeder bowls.
Posimat's product line includes product and package handling equipment used in empty bottle and bottle handling operations on liquid filling lines. The Box Tipper is a semiautomatic bulk unloading machine that easily and reliably dumps plastic bottles into the hopper prior to feeding into an unscrambler.
PPM supplies a range of material handling equipment for the food processing industry, including tote/bin/crate dumpers for handling bulk product prior to final processing.
Smalley Manufacturing Company
Smalley Manufacturing supplies product and packaging handling systems including air conveyors for empty plastic bottles, bulk bag unloaders, bulk tote fillers, receiving hoppers, vibrating feeders, blending drums, mixing conveyors, and scale feed systems. Featured products include the GSLS (Gentle Spiral Letdown System), designed to fill totes efficiently while lowering the product gently into the bin. The system incorporates a steel holding bin mounted on a sturdy tubular construction platform.
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