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VAC-U-MAX Exhibits Process Automation Systems and Solutions for Bulk Materials Handling for the Food Industry at Process Expo 2015, September 15-18, McCormick Center, Chicago, Illinois, Booth 6710



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BELLEVILLE, NJ USA (July 14, 2015) – VAC-U-MAX announces exhibition  at Process Expo 2015, September 15-18, McCormick Center, Chicago, Illinois, Booth 6710, exhibiting the latest powder and bulk ingredient handling technologies for the food industry. Equipment on display includes continuous bulk material transfer systems incorporating sanitary receivers designed to convey powders, milk powder, flakes, tablets, and any other granular bulk material, in addition to flexible screw conveying systems designed to handle bulk materials without separation of product. Other equipment on display includes VAC-U-MAX industrial vacuum cleaning equipment designed for cleanup of fine powders and dusty materials. With strong process automation and application experience within the food industry, VAC-U-MAX also offers solid experience in cleaning combustible dusts, with experience dating back over 60 years. Today VAC-U-MAX is considered a subject expert in the safe collection of combustible dusts. For more information about the VAC-U-MAX range of process equipment for food applications, industrial vacuum cleaning equipment for plant wide clean-up and maintenance, and to register for a complimentary expo pass, visit www.vac-u-max.com/ProcessExpo.

Continuous Bulk Material Handling System
Designed to convey powders, milk powder, pellets, flakes, granular materials, or any difficult conveying powders, VAC-U-MAX systems offer continuous conveying for many applications including hopper loading, loss-in-weight feeder refill, blender loading, batch weighing, tablet press loading, or any application that requires a high level sanitary design, frequent cleaning, or material-from-air separation. All VAC-U-MAX components function as a single system for continuous operation, with increased throughput creating cost savings and plant operation efficiency over time. VAC-U-MAX application experience within the food industry also includes batch weighing systems, and multi-ingredient handling systems where bulk ingredients are weighed at pick-up-point for loss-in-weight transfer or at the end of the system for gain-in-weight transfer.      

Sanitary Powder-Handling Receivers for Food Processing Applications
VAC-U-MAX sanitary receivers offer the most versatile solution for the handling of free and non-free flowing powders and other bulk materials. Many configurations are available, dependent on conveying applications, including batch weighing, loading tablet press machines, mix tanks, blender loading, hopper loading, and loss-in-weight feeder refill. All food and pharmaceutical equipment is constructed from 316L Stainless Steel and USDA accepted, with convey rates ranging from 500 pounds (227 kg) per hour to 5,000 pounds (2268 kg) per hour and beyond. A variety of discharge valve types and finishes are available.

AERO-FLEX Flexible Screw Conveying System
AERO-FLEX flexible conveying systems are engineered to transport powders and granular material without separation of product. The AERO-FLEX system utilizes a stainless steel or carbon steel one-piece helix, which is enclosed within a stationary plastic tubing for transferring material from its feed hopper to the discharge point, quickly and efficiently. Typical applications include transferring most types of bulk materials including, foods ingredients and pharmaceuticals from bulk bag unloaders, bag dump stations, and feed hoppers. Additional applications include loading filling machines, blenders/mixers, surge hoppers, bulk bag loaders, grinders, pulverizers, air classifiers and to load and unload sifters.

NFPA-Compliant Industrial Vacuum Cleaning System for Fine Powders and Dusts
VAC-U-MAX product line includes a full range of portable and central industrial vacuum cleaning units and complete systems, engineered for specific applications that address issues like worker exposure to dusts, chemical compatibility, flammability, and combustibility. The MDL850 Continuous-Bagging System for fine powders, is designed to reduce operator exposure to fine powders and dusts, improving material handling of dusty debris. This continuous-duty vacuum is equipped with a continuous bagging system that eliminates dumping of a drum or rigid collection container. Closed bags prevent dust clouds, with unit containing a unique filter cleaning system that eliminates the need for compressed air and solenoid controls. VAC-U-MAX air-powered vacuums do not use electricity and do not generate heat, meeting the definition of an “intrinsically safe system”.

For more information about the VAC-U-MAX range of process equipment for food applications, industrial vacuum cleaning equipment for plant wide clean-up and maintenance, and to register for a complimentary expo pass, visit www.vac-u-max.com/ProcessExpo.

About VAC-U-MAX:
VAC-U-MAX designs and manufactures pneumatic conveying components and systems for vacuum conveying, batching, and weighing of powders and bulk materials in the food, pharmaceutical and chemical industries. The primary technology for conveying is vacuum, however VAC-U-MAX also specializes in positive pressure systems and mechanical conveying. Since 1954, VAC-U-MAX offers solid application and process automation expertise for bulk materials handling, including the design and manufacturing of a full range of industrial vacuum cleaning units and fully-integrated systems for high volume dust, combustible dust, fine powder, bulk material, or liquid recovery.  Product line also includes mechanical / flexible screw conveying systems, bulk bag loading / unloading systems, bag dump stations, and UL-listed control panels. For more information visit www.vac-u-max.com or email info@vac-u-max.com for more information.   

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