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National Bulk Equipment, Inc. Expands Presence at PTXi Powder & Bulk Solids Show

In order to accommodate the launch of a new product offering and enable the presentation of an expanded product line, National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) has, once again, expanded its presence at the PTXi Powder & Bulk Solids Show. “Product and process innovation continue to be important parts of the total offering NBE brings to the marketplace. This is just one more place, and one more way, we can clearly communicate that,” said Dave Denhof, general manager at National Bulk Equipment, Inc. For an early view of the expanded NBE presence, view this walkthrough video taken during setup, prior to the PTXi Powder & Bulk Solids Show.


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National Bulk Equipment, Inc. Appoints New Sales Representation to Enhance NBE Market Presence within Canada

National Bulk Equipment, Inc., today announced that they have appointed PROMAT Engineering Sales (2003), Inc. to represent the full line of NBE bulk material handling systems, bulk material packaging systems, and packaged product recovery systems, throughout the Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec; and the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Prince Edward Island.

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Sanitary Bulk Container Dumper Ensures Optimal Compliance Contribution (OCC) Using Process-specific, Sanitary Design Rather Than Re-purposed, General-industry Design

This process-specific sanitary bulk container dumper is designed and built to the particular sanitary operating processes and practices of the application to ensure optimal compliance contribution (OCC). The construction of this NBE sanitary bulk container dumper meets the FDA, cGMP definition for cleanability according to 21CFR110.40

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Sanitary-specific Bag Dump Station Protects Product From Contamination, Improves Cleaning and Inspection Performance; Ensures Optimal Compliance Contribution (OCC)

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This sanitary-specific bag dump station is designed and built to be compliance-ready at start-up and to ensure optimal compliance contribution (OCC) during operation and cleaning in even the most stringent sanitary applications.

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Sanitary Bulk Filling and Discharging Equipment Guide Book Brings Clarity to Matters of Sanitary-specific Equipment Design versus General-industry Designs

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. has released the second in a series of bulk material handling equipment guide books. This newest guide book, entitled, Sanitary Bulk Filling and Discharging Systems Data and Specifications (available for free download at: nbe-inc.com/compliance), was developed to bring clarity to the common, yet inaccurate, perceptions of complexity and confusion associated with the integration of bulk material handling equipment to sanitary process operations.

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Bulk Material Filling and Discharging Equipment Guide Book Assists In Bulk Material Handling Systems Evaluation and Selection

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. has released a guide book entitled, Automated Bulk Filling and Discharging Systems Data and Specifications. This guide book, available for free download at: nbe-inc.com/guidebook, is the first in a series of guide books being offered to assist production and process engineers, plant operations and management personnel, and corporate managers in their evaluation and selection of application-specific bulk material filling systems and bulk material unloading systems.

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Sanitary Construction Features of Heavy-duty Tote Dumper Enable FDA, USDA, 3-A, and BISSC Compliance; Features Also Support Multiple Process Practice Protocols

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). NBE introduces a sanitary tote dumper designed specifically for food processing and pharmaceutical processing applications where compliance with FDA, USDA, 3-A, BISSC, or international standards is required. This NBE sanitary bulk tote dumper also supports process practice protocols where 3-A Accepted Practices or other cGMPs are necessary.

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Polycarbonate-Encased Bulk Bag Unloader with Explosion Protection Design Reduces Process Area Contamination; Controls Combustible Dusts

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). This bulk bag unloader system is designed for use in highly contaminant-sensitive process areas handling bulk materials known to generate combustible dusts. A 9.525mm, polycarbonate encasement surrounds the bulk bag unloader to prevent migrant dusts that piggyback on the exterior of bulk bags from becoming airborne and entering the work zone during bag conditioning and bag collapse.

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NBE Explosion Proof Bulk Bag Discharger

Bulk Material Preparation System Requires Explosion Protection Design for Combustible Dusts Generated During Material Processing

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). Designed specifically for handling bulk materials known to generate combustible dust, this agitator hopper is constructed with explosion protection and control features, including: an explosion venting system, calculated on a Kst value of 170 and Pmax of 9.5, to direct and release overpressure to prepared areas.

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Automated Bulk Bag Filler Provides Reliable, Repeatable Process Quality and Optimal Line Throughput

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). NBE announces a bulk bag filler material handling system that combines integrated automation and performance-proven construction to increase per-ton process contribution and ensure reliable production operation. From one central, menu-driven HMI, a single operator can facilitate system-wide functions, including: creating material recipes, metering material feed rates, dispensing pallets, customizing fill/densify cycles by material, weighing filled bulk bags to an NTEP-certified accuracy of +/-.01%, creating operator-specific equipment interaction settings, and generating system-wide control layer data reporting. The integrated automation of NBE bulk bag filling stations increases material delivery accuracy, improves labor utilization, and optimizes total line throughput.

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Automated Bulk Bag Filler

New Online Store Specifically for Dry Bulk Material Handling Operations and Maintenance Professionals Simplifies Procurement of Equipment Components, Parts and Accessories.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) announces the launch of The NBE Components & Accessories Store. The NBE Components & Accessories Store is a secure, online procurement resource specifically for professionals involved in the operation and maintenance of dry bulk material handling equipment and systems. The NBE Components & Accessories Store offers bulk material handling professionals immediate access to over 60 product categories, and over 1,750 product SKUs for immediate, online evaluation and procurement. Components, parts, and accessories are available for a wide variety of popular dry bulk material handling equipment types, including: pneumatic conveying systems, bulk bag discharging and filling equipment, bulk container discharging and filling equipment; and dry bulk material storage systems.

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Dry Bulk Material Handling Components and Accessories

Bulk Bag Filling and Bulk Container Filling Equipment Produce Certified-accurate, Precision Weighed Finished Packages; Assuring Consistently Repeatable Throughput.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) announces the precision accuracy of NTEP-certified weigh systems is now integral to the design and manufacture of NBE bulk bag filling and NBE bulk container filling equipment. The precision accuracy of NBE NTEP-certified weigh systems measures material weights to an accuracy of +/- .01%, up to a total container capacity of 4,500 pounds. To receive National Type Evaluation Program (NTEP) certification, NBE weigh systems met rigorous certification testing standards; including producing over 7,000 consecutive weigh cycles, each within a +/- .01% weight accuracy tolerance. NBE NTEP-certified weigh systems provide operations, supervision, management, and customer-side personnel the confidence that each filled container weight is certified accurate, that material volumes are precise, material loss is eliminated, and line operations are optimized.

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Bulk Container Filling Advantages

Dry Bulk Material Processing and Packaging Operations Improve Fill and Weigh Accuracy with Single-station System for Filling Drums, Cartons, Totes, Gaylords and Bulk Bags.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) introduces a single-station, variable container filling system for bulk filling of drums, cartons, totes, gaylords, bulk bags and other bulk container types. The NBE variable container filling system advances beyond conventional rotating fillhead designs to provide dry bulk material processing operations container-specific filling, densification, and NTEP-certified weighing.

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Dry Bulk Material Processing and Container Filling

Bulk Bag Discharging Application Requires NBE Integrated Automation Expertise to Increase Batch Accuracy and Optimize Feed Rates Into Downstream Packaging Line.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE). A custom chemical processing operation leverages the integrated automation expertise of NBE to increase material batch accuracy and optimize material feed rates based on demand of downstream packaging lines. Material introduction originates from an NBE bulk bag discharger. System-wide control, communication, and monitoring are automated by UL listed controls, designed and built by NBE.

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Bulk Bag Discharging and Integrated Automation

Bulk Bag Filling System Ensures Accurate, Repeatable Final Package Production Quality using NTEP-certified Weigh Systems, Integrated Process Automation, and Intuitive User Interface.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) offers dry bulk material processing and packaging operations an automated bulk bag filling product line designed to fully integrate with upstream material processing systems. NBE process-integrated bulk bag filling systems can fill up to 20 bags per hour, using only one operator.

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Bulk Bag Filling System Ensures Accurate, Repeatable Final Package Production Quality using NTEP-certified Weigh Systems, Integrated Process Automation, and Intuitive User Interface

Bulk Container Dumping System Automatically Synchronizes Material Discharge to Downstream Process Requirements.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) announces process-integrated container discharge systems. Process-integrated container dischargers are designed for dry bulk material processing lines where every stage demands synchronized, highly accurate, and repeatable operation, from material introduction, discharge, conveyance, and processing, to batch weighing and filling.

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Bulk Container Dumping System Automatically Synchronizes Material Discharge to Downstream Process Requirements

Integral Bulk Bag Conditioning Components Deliver up to 30% Increase in Completed Bulk Bag Discharging Cycles per 8 hour Shift.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc. (NBE) announces a line of bulk bag conditioning components designed to integrate directly into new NBE bulk bag dischargers. NBE fully-integrated bulk bag conditioning speeds the completion of bulk bag loading, conditioning, discharging, and unloading cycles by up to 25% when compared to the same cycle of loading and unloading a free-standing conditioner.

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Integral Bulk Bag Conditioning Components Deliver up to 30% Increase in Completed Bulk Bag Discharging Cycles per 8 hour Shift