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Contents CONTENTS Solids & Bulk Handling -


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PHARMACEUTICALS


10 A bright future FANUC looks at robotic applications within the pharmaceutical industry.


CONVEYING


14 New level of control The application of innovative torque sensing technology is bringing a new level of control to demanding belt conveying applications.


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16 Ongoing maintenance It’s important to minimise risk with ongoing maintenance and safety programs that help protect workers, says Martin Engineering.


Page 16 HOPPERS & SILOS


26 Sound solution Eliminate material side wall build-up and bridging with Primasonics’ solution.


28 PET storage problems


Barton Fabrications explores how growth in the use of PET plastics has led to an increase in noise and structural problems reported in storage silos.


MIXERS & BLENDERS


32 Icing on the cake US sugar paste producer selects Winkworth for mixing success.


23 Sticking with Munson Wheat for glue is blended six-times faster with rotary batch mixer from Munson.


SACK HANDLING


S&BH Magazine is editorially independent, and does not levy a charge for ‘colour separations’. The views expressed in this publication are not necessarily those of the editor or publisher


34 Delivering promises Pacepacker helps Stonepack uphold next day delivery pledge.


SIZE REDUCTION


40 Boosting production John Wainwright & Co’s Moons Hill quarry will utilise some of the most modern, and efficient crushing and screening equipment all manufactured by Sandvik Construction.


QUARRYING


44 Fuel savings seal deal Scottish quarrying expert, William Thompson & Son, is the first UK firm to invest in the new Cat 972M XE Wheel Loader.


47 Continued growth Ashcourt Contracts adds more Volvo machines to its growing equipment fleet.


REGULARS


04 News 08 Cover story 24 SHAPA news


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