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September 25, 2017
Have you wondered how much a bulk bag conditioner costs? Do you want to successfully break up compacted product but always thought it would be too expensive? There are several types of bulk bag conditioners and they all have customizable features depending on your product constraints. Here at Spiroflow, we’ve been helping processors with their bulk material handling needs for more than 45 years. We know these machines well, we can offer the most comprehensive range of standard and custom unloading equipment in the industry. Whether you want a manual or automated Bulk Bag Conditioner, you should expect a high-quality […]
September 20, 2017
Fixed Mast vs Movable Mast Bulk Bag Conditioners: which bulk bag conditioner is best? Should I go with a fixed mast conditioner or a movable mast conditioner? Should I choose automated or manual? If these questions are on your mind, we can help! At Spiroflow, we have more than 45 years of experience in the dry bulk material handling industry and we manufacture bulk bag conditioners. BULK BAG CONDITIONERS Our fixed and movable mast bulk bag conditioners are used to effectively break up the compacted ingredients arriving in bulk bags. FIXED MAST BULK BAG CONDITIONERS Our manually operated fixed mast […]
September 18, 2017
What is a bulk bag conditioner? Do you receive material that must be broken up before it will reliably discharge from its bulk bag? Does your material solidify during transportation? If the answer to these questions is a yes then we are here to help! At Spiroflow, we have more than 45 years of experience in the dry bulk material handling industry and we manufacture Bulk Bag Conditioners globally for a variety of different applications. SO WHAT IS A BULK BAG CONDITIONER? Bulk Bag conditioning is an important step in the process of unloading materials from a bulk bag. They […]
September 14, 2017
A flexible screw conveyor (FSC) is ideal to preserve the homogeneity of a mixture even where particle size or density vary widely between the components. This is essential when transferring from a mixer to further process or packaging machinery. HOW IT WORKS A flexible screw conveyor works by having a rotating helical screw inside an ultra-low friction polymer tube running at speeds normally in the 500-960 rpm range. The flight of a traditional rigid screw sweeps the whole area of its conveying tube. With an FSC it only impacts a modest percentage of the whole tube cross section. An FSC […]
September 13, 2017
Flexible screw conveyors (FSCs) earn their name. These machines can convey material in any direction from horizontal to vertical. They can be routed around fixed objects and from room to room providing maximum versatility. Often they used to feed filling machinery, convey product from a hopper to a process and provide controlled feeding. It can also provide dosing from bulk bags, feeding products from multiple inlets, loading silos or filling bulk bags. A fantastic entry-level conveyor, flexible screw conveyors are the perfect option for small food processors. They offer a cost effective, low maintenance, dust-free and low energy conveying solution. […]
August 3, 2017
Spiroflow positions itself for the future with a major re-branding initiative featuring a contemporary new logo. With headquarters in the U.S. and the U.K. and representatives worldwide, the company has been a global leader in the field of powder handling and dry bulk solids processing for more than 45 years. The company has also established a leadership position in the control systems integration industry placing on the Control Engineering 2016 Global Industry Giants list. Spiroflow is building upon its proud history and re-branding to reflect the company’s focus on growth and expansion. Spiroflow is not a single product company or […]
September 20, 2016
Spiroflow Systems today announced that Don Mackrill has been named chief operating officer effective immediately. In his new role, Don will have complete operational control for all powder handling projects from engineering through production, customer delivery, and customer service. Don is a 21 year veteran of the powder handling industry serving as COO and President of Control and Metering before joining Spiroflow in April 2013. Since joining the Spiroflow team he has held management roles in sales and production. “We are fortunate to have such a talented and committed leader in Don who brings such a wealth of industry knowledge,” […]
October 8, 2015
Spiroflow Systems will exhibit a bulk bag unloader, aero mechanical conveyor and bin activator at the PTXi Texas Show in Houston, TX on October 13-14, 2015. Visitors can visit the company in booth #113 with their regional representatives, Approtec Ran Le. Spiroflow will exhibit the T5 ‘low loading’ bulk bag unloader that is designed to empty bulk bags in process areas with restricted headroom. The T5 bulk bag unloader is coupled directly to a flexible screw or other suitable conveyor which meters ingredients from the bag either volumetrically or by weight. Ingredients can then be fed directly to mixing or other […]
January 6, 2015
Spiroflow Systems, a worldwide leader and provider of powder handling and robotic automation solutions, is expanding their team. “The company has experienced tremendous growth over the past years and it is time to add key personnel to every area of our business. We have important new products coming out of development for the powder handling industry and have launched a new company, Spiroflow Automation Solutions, Inc. (SASI) which leverages our 40 years of experience in the Controls and Automation fields. We are thrilled to reach this point of growth in the company and look forward to finding the right people [...]