Industrial Case Studies

Case Study: Crusher Breaks Up Large Cakes of Enzyme Products

Case Study: Crusher Breaks Up Large Cakes of Enzyme Products

American Laboratories, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of enzyme products for many food, dietary supplements, nutritional and industrial applications. The company has grown steadily, currently operating three facilities in Omaha, Nebraska. To keep pace with this expansion, the company realized, some years ago, that a more efficient way to process ...
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Case Study: 24" PIPELINE DELUMPER® Heavy-Duty Inline Processor

Case Study: 24" PIPELINE DELUMPER® Heavy-Duty Inline Processor

This 24″ PIPELINE DELUMPER® was design to handle 84,000 lbs/hr of polypropylene for a major petro-chemical company. The unit features 24 inch inlet and outlet flanges, stainless steel construction and a 50 HP motor to handle oversized agglomerates of polypropylene. The unit de-agglomerates troublesome scale and lumps that can cause operational difficulties ...
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Case Study: Taskmaster® Grinder Solves String Problem

Case Study: Taskmaster® Grinder Solves String Problem

Essilor Labs of America, Omega Optical Laboratory in Dallas, Texas specializes in the production of state-of-the-art ophthalmic lenses. One of the products produced in the laboratory is a prescription lens composed of a polycarbonate material. The lens blank is generated using specialized CNC machinery. During the generating process, the machine ...
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Case Study: ROLLMASTER™  RM

Case Study: ROLLMASTER™ RM

The manufacturer heard about Franklin Miller’s Roll Mills and decided to give them a try. After trying their material on a test unit at the factory they found the performance and output to be just what they were looking for. It quickly reduced the beads to their desired output range ...
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Case Study: DELUMPER® Crusher LP Protects Downstream Equipment from Tramp

Case Study: DELUMPER® Crusher LP Protects Downstream Equipment from Tramp

For the past eight years, a paper products manufacturer has used the DELUMPER® 1075LP Lump Breaker in an unusual application on an expensive process line. The material being processed is a mix of carbon and sulfuric acid. During production, tramp materials such as ferrous and nonferrous bolts become trapped in ...
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Rubber Bales

Rubber Granulators – Case Study: VULCANATOR® Reduces Rubber Bales and Processing Time

The VULCANATOR is a special granulator designed specifically for the rubber industry. It is typically used in these types of applications to promote the dissolving of rubber into solution in the molding of rubber products, adhesives and synthetic fuel oils. The units are typically sold for use before a mixing tank or ...
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Mineral Crushers - Using Crushers To Cut Problem Solids Down to Size

Mineral Crushers – Using Crushers To Cut Problem Solids Down to Size

A mineral processing plant in Pennsylvania needed a better way to process large batches of problematic minerals. The contents from 3,200 pound super sacks were placed on a conveyor and then manually hammered to crush them, a labor-intensive operation. Adding to the problems, the minerals were lumpy and rock-solid after ...
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Crusher Takes Its Lumps, Minimizes Elbow Grease

Crusher Takes Its Lumps, Minimizes Elbow Grease

CCP, Inc. in West Paterson, N.J. makes over 1,000 product formulations under private labels for the cosmetics industry, using materials such as persulfates, alkali silicates, phosphates, sodium chloride, and magnesium chloride. The producer processes powder sizes from 20 to 200 mesh, and bulk densities “vary greatly,” according to operations vice ...
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Case Study: DELUMPER® Chews Up Meat Products Pumping Problem

Case Study: DELUMPER® Chews Up Meat Products Pumping Problem

PROBLEM: Maxton Meat Processors, Inc. in Maxton, NC, was experiencing a major pumping problem of their difficult to transport meat products. As part of their process, Maxton employed a pumping system to transport the meat solids at 200 psi. The chicken parts mixed with powders and oils had a tendency ...
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Case Study: DELUMPER® LP Crusher Improves Cocoa Butter Processing

Chef Rubber, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a manufacturer and distributor of specialty supplies for chefs and well-known confectioners. The products include silicones, molds, colorants and colored cocoa butter. These unique tools are widely used by artisan chefs to create edible works of art for special events, competitions and ...
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