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February 24-27, 2019
SME 2019
Denver, CO

March 03-05, 2019
Grainger Show 2019
Orlando, FL

Material Handling

31 January 2019

Pharmaceutical Robots

Standardised servo motor brakes combine greater choice with reduced lead times

Matrix, a leading designer and manufacturer of bespoke braking solutions, has expanded its range of standardised servo motor brakes (SMBs) designed to match popular motor sizes. The expansion offers greater diversity for the most common frame sizes as well as increased capacity at the top end of the range.

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10 January 2019

Bakery Wrapping Machine Infeed Conveyors

Bauer BS Series Geared Motors for Bakery Wrapping Machine Infeed Conveyors

A leading U.S. manufacturer of automated flow wrapping systems needed reliable drives for use on its machine’s infeed conveyors. The series of conveyors move bakery items, including bread and pastries, into the wrapping machine.

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08 November 2018

Wood Chipper and V Belt Sheaves

TB Wood's V-Belt Sheaves for Wood Chippers

A major manufacturer of commercial wood chippers had experienced the complete failure of an imported belted drive installed as a replacement on a chipper from a product line that it recently acquired.

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01 October 2018

Wood Pellet Mills

TB Wood's Base Castings and MTO Sheaves for Wood Pellet Mills

A major global manufacturer of biomass machinery and process plants, was looking for a more reliable foundry for base castings used on its wood pellet mills. The mills produce uniform wood pellets for use in biomass furnaces. Various machine components are installed and attached to the 5 ft. wide x 6 ft. high, 6,000 lb. gray iron base casting.

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27 August 2018

corn transportation mississippi river

Case Study: Intelligent Braking System for Corn Transportation on the Mississippi River

The value and importance of the Mississippi River as a shipping network is hard to exaggerate. The river network extends throughout many of the central states and eventually deposits into the Gulf of Mexico, making it a key route for exported goods into central and southern America. With corn export being a key product for the USA’s economy, it’s vital that this transport network operates efficiently.

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