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Automated material conveying system

June 11, 2013
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The National Bulk Equipment self-contained material conveying system  automates the handling and processing of highly abrasive, non-free-flowing metal flake material. Integrated material feeders receive and prepare material for metered discharge to an inline briquetter, while NBE Integrated automation centralizes all drive controls, material feed sensing and material routing, and control layer monitoring and reporting to a single, UL-listed HMI. Material supply hoppers with live-bottom, variable frequency drive discharge-metering conveyors transfer material to inclined, cleated belt conveyors. Sensors monitor material supply requirements and automatically signal to discharge-metering conveyors for material as the process rates dictate.

 National Bulk Equipment Inc.; 616-399-2220; www.nbe-inc.com

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