Within our case studies section, you will find a range of case studies that feature our product range and illustrate the various methods we use to successfully handle and move a vast array of ingredients. You can search case studies either by product, by industry or by material.
Spiroflow has provided Hexion with a safer more reliable solution for conveying hazardous, explosive hexamine in their Acme, NC plant. They replaced another supplier’s flexible screw conveyors with Spiroflow’s bulk bag discharger and Dynaflow® chain drag conveyor. The new system has yielded a much safer, cleaner and more productive process solution for Hexion.
Colony Gums, located in Monroe NC, provides the finest quality gums & stabilizers to the food, pharmaceutical & chemical industries. They turned to Spiroflow Systems to increase their conveying capabilities. They now have two side by side powder handling systems that deliver a conveying rate of 20,000 lb/hr, with improved productivity, additional safety features, a cleaner environment and reduced product waste.
Spiroflow Systems gain-in-weight bulk bag filling system delivers 15x productivity increase, increases weighing accuracy over 400%, reduces number of operators from nine to one and minimizes possible product contamination.
Spiroflow's automated Cableflow Tubular Drag Conveyor solution delivers coffee from multiple roasters at the touch of a button. Eight O'Clock Coffee required a new conveying system that could transfer coffee from 11 different roasters to bag hoppers above their high speed packaging equipment while minimizing material degradation. Spiroflow's tubular drag conveyors, configured to fit within the plant's current layout, gently move whole bean and ground coffee to the high speed packaging line at a rate of 10,000 lb/hour!
Unifi, developer and producer of REPREVE® recycled fiber, creates plastic flake from the millions of plastic water bottles used every day. Spiroflow helped them develop a line to fill and recirculate plastic flake into large mixing silos and also convey flake onto the next step in their manufacturing process. This system included a Box Dumper, two Bulk Bag Dischargers, five Flexible Screw Conveyors, four Aero Mechanical Conveyors, a hopper and a comprehensive custom Control Panel.
Vancouver, Canada based Ostara Nutrient Recovery Technologies has developed wastewater treatment systems that recover nutrients, transforming them into fertilizer. For their systems, Ostara need a reliable bulk bag filler for the material created during nutrient recovery. The machine supplied can fill two 2,000 lb bulk bags in about ten minutes.
Just Trays’ new casting machine doubles output of shower trays. With their previous machine, any difficulty in discharging materials was solved by bumping bags up and down on the hoist that supported them during discharge. We supplied 2 Low-Headroom Bulk Bag Dischargers. One, for calcium carbonate beads, was furnished with bag massagers to promote flow from compacted bags.
Waste Recycling Group needed a Bulk Bag Discharger to empty single bags and a method of transferring alkaline powder to a blending tank where acidic liquors are neutralized. A Spiroflow single trip Bulk Bag Discharger and Aero Mechanical Conveyor are successfully used for this application.