Webinar Sponsorship: Key Considerations to Develop a Basis of Design for an Effective Bulk Material Storage System

Webinar Sponsorship: Key Considerations to Develop a Basis of Design for an Effective Bulk Material Storage System

AirSweep and Powder Bulk Solids will be holding a free webinar on selecting a silo design for effective material flow on December 7, 2021. Poor silo design can affect material flow, and cause storage and discharge upsets. The webinar “Key Considerations to Develop a Basis of Design for an Effective Bulk Material Storage System” will […]

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Shorten Your Cleaning Cycles with Clean In Place and AirSweep

Shorten Your Cleaning Cycles with Clean In Place and AirSweep

A Clean in Place (CIP) system automatically cleans and sterilizes process equipment and transfer lines. Workers do not need to dismantle equipment for manual vessel cleaning, which takes a lot of time and can still have a high risk of error. A vessel can “look” clean but still have bacteria or residue in hard-to-reach crevices. […]

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AirSweep Featured in Powder & Bulk Solids November Magazine

AirSweep Featured in Powder & Bulk Solids November Magazine

AirSweep is featured in the November 2021 issue of Powder & Bulk Solids magazine. The article features AirSweep and its solution to material build-up for an infant formula manufacturer. The results are incredible with AirSweep achieving consistent product quality and reducing downtime from cleaning. Read the full story on Powder & Bulk Solids’ November issue. […]

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3 Reasons Why Willy Wonka Needs an AirSweep

3 Reasons Why Willy Wonka Needs an AirSweep

    It’s been 50 years since the release of the classic film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, the story of five kids who get a chance to win the world’s biggest candy plant and realize all the possible things that can go wrong inside it. Because we all know it takes a lot […]

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5 Challenges of Bulk Material Handling

5 Challenges of Bulk Material Handling

Here are some of the most common material handling problems, and how companies were able to solve them to get production back on track.

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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

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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