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Filter press line solidifies Enviro-Port reclaiming role

A filter press series from D.R. Sperry & Co. of Aurora, Ill., has joined Enviro-Port’s line of concrete reclaiming and slurry handling equipment.A filter press series from D.R. Sperry & Co. of Aurora, Ill., has joined Enviro-Port’s line of concrete reclaiming and slurry handling equipment. Filter presses enable producers to reduce settling pond sediment handling requirements and solids drying time, while also expediting the return of water for process and batch use.

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Silo maintenance method averts confined space entry

Martin Engineering silo-cleaning crew, the Commercial Acres RMC facilityA central Illinois ready mixed concrete producer has resolved material build-up issues in three storage silos where accumulation had slowed production and increased internal pressures, eventually damaging the vessel walls and forcing a shutdown. By enlisting the Martin Engineering silo-cleaning crew, the Commercial Acres RMC facility, whic is owned by Stark Excavating, was able to have the vessels safely emptied and ready for repair in 10 working hours—without confined space entry.

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Conveyor tilt level control

Conveyor Components CoEngineered to controlling conveyor material build up, the Model CT-105 tilt level control is UL Listed, dust tight and weather proof. The enclosure is made of durable cast aluminum to resist corrosion and is equipped with a surface mount printed circuit board that is resistant to shock and vibration. The surface mount PC board has a field adjustable logic selector switch that can be set to actuate an alarm when material is present or when material is absent. An adjustable time delay prevents false signals. The controller output is a relay, actuated by the tilt probe when the presence (or absence) of material is detected.

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Self-Dumping Hoppers

The company offers Economy Bull, Baby Bull and Big Bull series hoppers with weight capacities ranging from 1,500 lbs. to 6,000 lbs. and 1/3 to 2.5 cu. yd.Material handling hoppers feature a proprietary positive alignment system and tapered slide box with expanded clearance angles for fast, accurate entry of forktruck forks into hopper base channels. The company offers Economy Bull, Baby Bull and Big Bull series hoppers with weight capacities ranging from 1,500 lbs. to 6,000 lbs. and 1/3 to 2.5 cu. yd. Engineered with structural integrity for rugged, long-term service, all hoppers are strengthened by wrap-around welded lips on back corners, sides extended below hopper bottoms, full-length channel bases, and gussets welded into front corners.

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Backpack Vibrator

ErgoPack is equipped with 50cc Honda gas engine in what product developers describe as a highly mobile yet comfortable form factor.ErgoPack is equipped with 50cc Honda gas engine in what product developers describe as a highly mobile yet comfortable form factor. The model the only backpack vibrator on the market to offer an ergonomic design where the engine weight is properly supported by the operator’s hips, they contend. The design discourages injury-prone postures and delays operator fatigue to improve overall productivity while allowing easy mobility around the job site. A single crew member can vibrate low- to high-slump concrete with up to a 2-in. head.

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