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Finding the Best Bulk Bag Unloader for Your Application

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.

What are the Causes of Bulk Bag Dusting?

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

Controlling dusting and product spillage, while safely unloading bulk bags, is an industry-wide challenge.  Many times standard, off-the-shelf bulk bag unloaders are utilized in a new process without a thorough understanding of the nature of the product.  This often results in the need for an often expensive retrofit assembly after installation and unnecessary commissioning delays. […]

Automated Bulk Bag Filling Streamlines Peanut Processing

Golden Grove founder Lee Swinson, a peanut farmer in Eastern North Carolina, sells his Carolina/Virginia-style peanuts to wholesalers around the world. While some peanuts are made into candy and some are roasted, packaged and sold to retailers, the majority of the 10,000 ton harvest is left raw and sold in bulk. The company’s raw in-shell peanuts are packed in 900 lb bulk bags and shipped to customers around the world. As this wholesale business grew, Swinson saw opportunities to improve bulk bag filling efficiencies.

Test Center Paves Way for New Powder Handling Solutions

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.

Powder Handling Solution Nicely Handles Cement Powder

Cement flowing at construction site

Discharge bulk bags inside the warehouse, with product conveyed outside through the roof.

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Bulk Bag Unloaders: What are your choices?

Bulk bag unloader systems 

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’ Bulk Bag Discharger – Tea time, T6 to be precise!

T6 unloader

When it comes to tea, Tetley is the UK’s favourite cup of! Their entire range of teas are blended and packed at their impressive factory at Eaglescliffe, Teesside in the North East of the country, using leaf material originating from places as far apart as Indonesia, India and Kenya. Much of the tea at Eaglescliffe is prepared in a blending system supplied by Spiroflow back in 2004. Their current output is running at 50 million tea bags per week!

Spiroflow Big Bag Discharger – A Gem of a Job!

A variety of bulk bag sizes handled by bulk bag discharger

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

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.