Drum Dump and Conveying System Speeds Hairspray Manufacture

Drum Dump and Conveying System Speeds Hairspray Manufacture from Flexicon Corporation (Australia) P/L

By: Flexicon Corporation (Australia) P/L  14-Jan-2012
Keywords: Handling Equipment, Conveyor Systems, Screw Conveyors

LYTHAM, UK — In manufacturing hairspray, Statestrong Ltd. improved product stability, increased throughput, and eliminated dusting by installing an enclosed system consisting of a drum dumper, hopper and flexible screw conveyor that transfers hair fixative powder to a 11,500-gallon (5000 liter) capacity mixer. The new enclosed system, which was designed, manufactured and installed by Flexicon (Europe) Ltd., is comprised of a hydraulically operated drum dumper, a 300 gal (130 l) capacity receiving hopper, and a 13 ft (4 m) long, 3.5 in (88mm) diameter flexible screw conveyor activated from a control panel.

Keywords: Bulk Conveying, Bulk Handling, Bulk Handling Equipment, Bulk Material, Bulk Solid Materials, Bulk Solids Conveyor, Conveyor System Spiral, Conveyor Systems, Drum Dumper, Dumpers, Flexible Auger, Flexible Auger Conveyor, Flexible Conveyor, Flexible Screw, Flexible Screw Conveyor, Flexible Spiral Conveyor, Handling Equipment, Loading & Unloading, Screw Conveyor Design, Screw Conveyors, Screw Feeders, Spiral Conveyor

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