Material flow: How to improve it in silos and hoppers

Material flow: How to improve it in silos and hoppers

Engineers and plant managers are often tasked to design or recommend the right container for storing and handling bulk solids. They have to weigh several factors — capacity, storage duration, installation cost, and how well it protects the material from moisture and pests. But there’s another factor that greatly affects productivity and can lead to […]

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Airsweep Outside-Inside Mounting Bracket: No Weld

Install and Retrofit the AirSweep System with No Tools, Welding or Delays

You know you need a better flow aid to permanently solve bridging, arching, and material blocks, but you’re concerned about the cost and delay of replacing your current system. No problem: AirSweep’s mounting system is simple and fast. Our patented nozzles — which release powerful air pulses that break through material blocks — are installed […]

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The 2100 Series Dazic Zero Speed Switches are electromechanical rotary motion controls requiring no electrical input to operate. It is ideal for shaft input speeds of 4 to 2000 RPM.

Zero Speed Switch: Protect Equipment, Process and People

Zero speed switches can help prevent material pileups and detect machine failure. Just like fire alarms, they are cheap and easy to install—but can quickly alert you of a problem and prevent thousands of dollars in damage.

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Control Concepts and Airsweep partner with Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center

Control Concepts and Airsweep partner with Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center

Control Concepts Inc. announced it will provide AirSweep® units to the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center (K-State BSIC), as part of a partnership to train students and professionals on how to handle bulk materials. Through this donation, AirSweep – a material flow leader – aims to provide professionals with hands-on experience and tested solutions to material blocks.

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Happy Holidays from Control Concepts

Our president Henry Tiffany and the rest of the team wish you a very happy holiday – 2020 style.

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AirSweep Material Flow Aid receives ATEX certification for explosive environments

AirSweep Material Flow Aid receives ATEX certification for explosive environments

Control Concepts Inc. announced that all AirSweep® pneumatic flow aids have been awarded an ATEX certification, based on the assessment of the FTZU Physical-Technical Testing Institute in the Czech Republic.

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Airsweep Clears the Blocks Infographic

Feed & Grain Features AirSweep Success Story

Feed & Grain magazine, which serves feed manufacturers and firms involved in handling and processing grain commodities, featured AirSweep in its latest blog.

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AirSweep Is On the Cover of Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine

AirSweep Is On the Cover of Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine

The leading industry magazine Powder & Bulk Solids has chosen the AirSweep system to be its June 2020 cover story. The article shows how a commercial bakery used AirSweep to improve their material flow by 90%, after other pneumatic flow aids like vibrators and fluidizers had failed. Since the AirSweep was installed, they have saved […]

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The Dazic RotoGuard IV is an electronic speed switch device for sensing the reduction, increase, or loss in rotational motion associated with many types of moving equipment.

New Product: Announcing the ROTOGUARD® IV Speed Switches

Control Concepts, Inc. announced today the new RotoGuard® IV speed switches, an electronic speed switch device for sensing the reduction, increase, or loss in rotational motion associated with many types of moving equipment. The RotoGuard® IV is designed with an optical encoder and multi-toothed interrupter wheel to transform the rotation of the input shaft to […]

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AirSweep in Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine

AirSweep in Powder & Bulk Solids Magazine

As seen in leading industry magazine Powder & Bulk Solids, Flax4Life Maintenance Manager Stanley Rhea says: “Airsweep is a 10 out of 10!” The magazine covered the problem which had Flax4Life throwing out 40lbs of product a day because Vibrators were turning their flax mixture “into concrete.” Read the online article on how the Airsweep […]

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