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Finding the Best Bulk Bag Unloader for Your Application

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Finding the best type of bulk bag unloader for your application isn’t difficult, at least it doesn’t have to be. The most important part about the bulk bag unloader (bulk bag discharger) selection process is understanding what you need out of the machine.

How Much Does a Bulk Bag Discharger Cost?

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Are you wondering how much does a bulk bag discharger cost? Do you want to find the most economical discharging solution with the highest chance of success? There are several variations of dischargers out there designed for different applications. They can be further customized for a processor’s unique site constraints.

What are the Causes of Bulk Bag Dusting?

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Companies around the world transport and handle large volumes of materials in bulk bags but unloading bulk bags can be a dusty mess if not managed properly. Let’s examine what causes dust emissions.

Designing Bulk Bag Unloaders for Maximum Dust Control

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In the quest for cleaner, safer industrial environments, designing bulk bag unloaders for maximum dust control emerges as a critical task. This text delves into the innovative engineering practices essential for creating bulk bag unloaders that significantly minimize dust emissions. By prioritizing dust control, manufacturers can enhance workplace safety, comply with regulatory standards, and improve […]

Test Center Paves Way for New Powder Handling Solutions

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One area of Spiroflow’s Powder Handling Test Center with a Bulk Bag Unloader, Flexible Screw Conveyor, Aero Mechanical Conveyor and Bulk Bag Filler.The Spiroflow Systems test center gives customers the utmost confidence in the company’s powder handling solutions. It is an enclosed area within the company’s production facility where multiple product material tests are performed each week. Each test is set up for specific customer requirements with the customer’s actual material, using various types of equipment.

Bulk Bag Unloaders: What are your choices?

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Having a variety of bulk bag unloaders choices plays an important role in streamlining the process of unloading and handling bulk materials. From agriculture to construction, pharmaceuticals to food production, various industries rely on these specialized machines to handle and transfer granular or powdered materials effectively. Learn about eleven different standard models of bulk bag […]

Spiroflow Big Bag Discharger – A Gem of a Job!

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Dublin, Ireland based Gem Pack Foods are well pleased with the performance of the ‘Spiroflow’ Big Bag (FIBC) Discharger supplied to them through our Irish representative Powder Process Systems. Their ‘Fawema’ packing machine has 2 feed points, one requires product be delivered at a metered feed rate and the other has it’s own auger to regulate the flow from a mass transfer system. Only one feed point can be in operation at any time. Either way, product feed to the packing head must have a consistent flowability and has to be de-aerated within specified tolerances.

Spiroflow Big Bag Dischargers – Smash Instant Mashed Potatoes

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We are delighted that brand leader Premier Foods have recently purchased 2 of our Big Bag Dischargers and 4 of our Flexible Screw Conveyors to deliver processed product to packing lines at their Histon site. The product in question is SMASH Instant Mashed Potato. As Premier Foods’ 1970’s ‘Martians’ advertisement has been voted the best TV ad of all time, SMASH ranks among the UK’s best known consumer brands.

‘Spiroflow’ Big Bag Discharger – made for the job!

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The managers and operatives at Colin Stewart Minchem’s Winsford, Cheshire site are pleased with the performance of their ‘Spiroflow’ Big Bag Discharger even though it is not being used for the job it was originally bought! Colin Stewart Minchem Ltd are soon to change their name to AMCOL Minerals Europe to better reflect their business activities. They are part of the AMCOL International Corporation; which, through its operating subsidiaries, is a leading international producer and marketer of value-added, specialty minerals and related products.

Nothing Fishy About This Discharger!

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The operatives at fish food manufacturer Skretting of Longridge, Lancashire, UK think that their ‘Spiroflow’ Bulk Bag Discharger is “wicked” – which, roughly translated, means that they are delighted with the way it performs! It used to take them 25 to 30 minutes to discharge each of the 11 ingredients used in the production of fish feed for industrial fish farming. Now one tonne bulk bags (FIBC’s) are discharged in around 5 minutes.