Blog - Crigler Enterprises, Inc.

13
Jul

All You Need to Know About Pneumatic Conveying Systems

 

A conveying system is common mechanical handling equipment that moves materials along a manufacturing line. Pneumatic conveying systems are essential to bulk material handling.

In fact, the global market volume of pneumatic conveying systems is expected to reach a record $30 billion in the next four years. This rise is credited to the adoption of sophisticated production techniques.

Pneumatic conveyors increase production rate, reduce operation downtime, and improve overall quality; all contributing factors to market growth.

Increasing industry demands for larger production capacities, longer conveying distances, and greater product variability necessitate innovation in pneumatic conveying systems. The demand for application specific products is leading to rapid technological advancements in conveying systems.

Why Pneumatic Conveying Systems Are Creating a Buzz

As cost-conscious end-users are seeking out solutions that are effective and require minimum maintenance costs, the industry is constantly investing in R&D for pneumatic conveying systems.

The major industries that rely on pneumatic conveying systems include food manufacturing, ceramic industry, rubber and plastic industry, and pharmaceuticals.

Furthermore, the need for better health and safety in manufacturing lines has also created a bigger market for automated conveying systems. These systems offer hygiene, convenience, efficiency, and prevent contamination.

How Pneumatic Conveying Systems Work

Conveying system categorization is based on the suction method used to transfer the material from one production line to another. Dilute phase and dense phase are the two major categories, although dilute phase conveying has the bigger market share.

Dilute phase is preferred for its high velocity and low differential pressure conveying. Moreover, it only uses air velocity to convey material.

Make no mistake though, dense phase conveying does find its fair share of attention in food and pharmaceutical industries. Since both these industries take up to 50% of the total market share; dense phase conveying won’t be irrelevant anytime soon.

The need for high velocity in a conveying system has led to innovation and the result is three different technologies being used for conveying systems. This includes positive pressure, vacuum, and combination systems.

Pneumatic conveying systems are facilitating various industrial processes such as food processing, packaging, automation, construction, electronics, agriculture, aerospace, and waste management.

If you’re looking for reconditioned conveyors for your industry, our recommendation would be Crigler Enterprises. Crigler offers steel belt and rubber belt conveyors as well as installation, assembly, and repair services.

With over three decades of experience, Crigler is a commercial and industrial waste management and recycling company. To find out how they can help your business out, contact now!

10
Jan

Crigler Enterprises appoints new President

Kathryn Renzi, who has served as Crigler Enterprises Executive Vice President for the past three years, has been named President as of December 31, 2017. In addition, it was announced that Wayne Crigler will now serve as CEO.

Kathryn says she looks forward to her new position and is excited to see the company grow in its next generation of management.

18
May

Crigler Enterprises Inc. Miami, FL

Crigler Enterprises has been in business for 42 years in which we have established long standing professional relationships with our customers. Crigler Enterprises has the biggest fleet in the southeast with a great presence in the South Florida area; we have been servicing Florida for over 22 years out of our Miami office.

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We have a full service department dedicated to keeping our customers up and running. Some of our specialty services include:

  • Elimination of operator labor
  • Complete electrical and hydraulic rebuilds
  • Upgrading processors and panels
  • Customizing automation software
  • Remote control operation systems

We also buy and sell new and used equipment and provide worldwide consulting services for modernizing controls.

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11
May

Hard Drive Shredders

Crigler Enterprises has recently started marketing the Ameri-Shred line of hard drive security shredders.

 

Wayne Crigler says “We are finding many firms with need to permanently destroy records stored on computer hard drives. These organizations include schools, (most recently Ohio State University), hospitals, communications, and credit firms”.

The Ameri-Shred hard drive shredders are affordable, efficient, and take up minimum floor space.

Contact Crigler Enterprises for a quote today or visit our Products and Applications page to learn more.

4
Mar

Increasing Market Value of your Scrap Paper

Crigler Enterprises can design, furnish and install sorting, conveying and separation systems for every recycling application. We specialize in the “mini” MRF systems, which offer excellent value, especially in fiber recovery. This video show a “Fines screen” removing debris from a stream of mixed paper, which increases the market value of the paper in the marketplace.