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Sugar Conveying Considerations – Choosing Sugar Conveying Systems

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SUGAR CONVEYING CHALLENGES: GRANULATED VS. POWDERED SUGAR Powdered sugar is highly flammable and explosive. Sugar conveying system design should work to eliminate this risk. In fact, due to recent industrial accidents, government regulatory bodies like OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) have issued heightened regulations governing the handling of sugar. In […]

Bulk Bakery Ingredients – Choosing the Right Conveyor

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Choosing the right conveyor for bulk bakery ingredients is a critical decision for bakery manufacturers aiming to enhance efficiency and product quality. In a landscape where automation is increasingly vital to address operational challenges, it’s important to have diverse equipment options available. Chris Brennan, a representative from Spiroflow, sheds light on the array of options […]

Conveyors vs. Forklift Trucks: Reduce Manual Handling

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Are you still relying on forklift trucks to transport products across your premises and wondering if there is a better way to move the material? It might be time to consider advanced conveyor technologies as a superior alternative. When it comes down to comparing conveyors vs. forklift trucks – here’s how you can make a […]

Conveying Cereal: Choose the Right Conveyor

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Challenges When Conveying Cereal: One of the biggest challenges faced when conveying cereal is the degradation of the final product. No matter the core ingredient, cereal is often shaped into puffs or loops so ensuring they arrive undamaged into the packaging is of top concern.  Another challenge that must be overcome when choosing a conveyor […]

Conveying Tea – Choose the Right Conveyor

Tea can come in many forms before it is packaged or processed such as loose leaf tea or instant powdered tea. The type of tea you are looking to convey could affect which type of conveyor will be most suitable for your application. At Spiroflow we have the broadest range of conveying equipment on the […]

Product Challenges: Segregation

Flexible Screw Conveyor Maintains Mixing Integrity

Product Challenges: Segregation Segregation results when the particles separate because of the differences in their density, shape or size.  Segregation can result upon handling a blend of powders or bulk solids which have varying particle sizes.  To avoid segregation the product must be mixed and blended during conveying and unloading so the particles become homogenized. Why does […]

Conveying Chocolate, Cocoa Powder & Cocoa Beans

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Challenges in Conveying Chocolate Chocolate is a delicate and often expensive product and must be conveyed gently to preserve the integrity of the product especially if the conveyor is to be used at the end of the process before packaging. Degradation can also occur at the beginning of the process as the cocoa beans are […]

Video: Hygienic Cleaning with the Flexible Screw Conveyor

 Spiroflow’s Hygienic Flexible Screw Conveyor (FSC) inherently ensures material is constantly being remixed while the sanitary design protects against contamination issues.   Spiroflow’s housing design eliminates material trap zones and the hygienic standoff prevents contamination of the product by separating the drive system from the material in the event of a leakage. Discover how this application is an ideal solution for hygienic conveying […]

Brewing & Distilling – What are the Best Conveyor Options?

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Brewers and distillers of all sizes need to move malt to create beer and the best way to move the product with minimal manual handling is with a mechanical conveyor. At Spirolfow we have the broadest product range in our industry and we can advise on which conveyor will be most suitable to your application. […]

Mechanical Conveyor Choices

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Selecting the best mechanical conveyor for your application is crucial to your processing success and your bottom line. Here at Spiroflow, we have a comprehensive range of conveyors that processors can choose from. Our primary objective is to provide you with the safest, most efficient, and most reliable conveying solution for your application.