Transfer Equipment for Hemp Processing, CBD Oil Production

Hemp has attracted many to venture into the manufacturing world. As exciting as this may be, it comes with challenges. Many hemp entrepreneurs have no background in manufacturing and therefore lack a network of trustworthy engineers and industrial suppliers. To make things more difficult, many so-called experts have popped up with solutions for hemp processing […]

Pallet Recycler Finds Success with Advanced SMART Conveyor

As the president of Challenger Pallet & Supply, Inc. Tad Hegsted needed a system to transport waste from his company’s pallet grinder to a loading bin at his new plant in Idaho Falls, Idaho.[1] For this, he planned on purchasing a pneumatic blower with associated airlocks and cyclones. But when he learned the system required […]

Material Handling: Hemp

Businesses which process hemp in a factory setting may find the stalks a challenging material to convey. Depending on the setup, a processor may need to convey hemp stalks from receiving to the decorticator. As stalks travels down the conveyor, they can potentially catch crannies in the conveyor trough and form a bridge, thereby obstructing […]

Hemp Processing: Selecting Bulk Material Handling Equipment

As a burgeoning industry, hemp has a long way to go in terms of efficient processing. Many processing plants currently rely on labor-intensive systems with high costs. This, of course, won’t always be the case. As the hemp industry matures and expands outside the CBD market, smart business owners will invest in more efficient processing […]

Alternatives to Storing Biomass in Vertical Silos

Vertical silos are standard storage devices in many industries. But for biomass, they’re hardly ideal. Biomass tends to bridge, especially in round containers, and vertical silos have trouble reclaiming it. Because of these issues, companies that store biomass will want to consider the advantages of a horizontal system instead of a vertical one. Without even […]

Material Handling: Waste Veneer

Veneer waste can be difficult to transfer, chip, and reclaim due to its characteristics. Fortunately, we offer solutions that make it easier to process. Waste Conveyor Difficulty processing waste veneer begins on the waste conveyor before chipping. As it travels down the conveyor, veneer scraps will catch every crack and cranny in a conveyor trough. […]

Conveyors for Ash Handling

Ash is a difficult material to handle. And an expensive one—the conveyors that collect it must be replaced every few years due to the conditions they operate in. But companies can reduce expenses associated with maintaining an ash handling system and increase their lifespan by installing a well-designed conveyor. Challenges in Ash Handling: Temperature and […]

Trailer Loading for WDDGS at Ethanol Plants

Loading wet cake / WDDGS from the slab using a wheel loader is a time-consuming process that requires heavy investment. The process can frustrate truckers as they wait for an employee to arrive with the wheel loader. And when it’s done, there’s often a mess of wasted product. The entire process is cumbersome and, considering […]

Storage Solution for WDDGS

You’re familiar with the issues: Wet cake / WDDGS has a short life. It spoils after a few days in the summer. And because it’s kept outdoors, it attracts rodents and other animals. Besides this, it makes a mess. It doesn’t pile high and can spread into roadways. So, what would it be worth if […]

SMART Conveyors Available at a Lower Initial Price!

INDIANAPOLIS—Biomass Engineering & Equipment announced Aug. 26 that it will lower the price of its innovative SMART Conveyors due to increased sales and changes in how it produces the machines. BE&E president Dane Floyd said, “While most manufacturers are raising prices while demand is up, we decided to lower ours. We’re able to do this […]