Product Spotlight

January 23, 2008

Innov-X Systems QXR Series. The QRX-M metal sorter from Innov-X Systems Woburn, Mass., positively identifies and sorts mixed-metal scrap into product-specific categories based on high specific material chemistry. It is accurate on clean, wet, dry, dirty or coated material. Other features include:

Highly accurate sorting and efficient separation

High value product in one pass

Wide variety of conveyors, feeders and diverters to meet performance needs

Integrates with or can replace current technologies

Upgradeable to accommodate changes in application, capacity and accuracy

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S+S Inspection’s Spektrum BW Sorter. The Spektrum BW Sorter from S+S Inspection, Tucker, Ga., identifies and removes dark or light fractions from bulk materials in a fully automated process and is fitted with standard fluorescent tubes to minimize costs. Other features include:

Throughputs of up to 3 metric tons per hour

Visutec Online, a real-time information management and remote maintenance system, allows the sorter to be monitored and controlled remotely via LAN from a central computer

Easily upgraded to full-color sorting capability by simply exchanging the camera boxes on site

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North American Scrap Metals Directory. This year’s version of the North American Scrap Metals Directory lists more than 9,000 companies involved in collecting, processing, selling and consuming various grades of scrap metal. Other features include:

An easy-to-use format, with detailed contact information for each company, including address, phone/fax number, e-mail and Web Site (when available), key contact name, type of operation and material handled

An index showing on which page each company is listed

Available formats include the print directory, a searchable online database and a searchable, downloadable version of the online database

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Datalogic Pegaso Mobile Computer. Datalogic Mobile, Eugene, Ore., introduces the Pegaso mobile computer with Bluetooth and 128 MB of RAM. Other features include:

A durable overmold, IP64 sealing and construction that withstands multiple drops to concrete from 5 feet (1.5 meters)

Pegaso can be configured with or without 802.11 wireless communications

Accessories include a four-slot dock, Ethernet module, modem module, holster and multiple cables, such as cigarette adapter, USB cable and DEX cable

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(541) 868-3610 for more information.

Sternvent Cyclone Dust Collector with Storage Hopper. Sternvent, Bogota, N.J., now offers a cyclone dust collector with a storage hopper underneath for greater volume of waste storage. The 105-cubic-foot hopper is ideal for wood or plastic waste storage and features a 24-inch-square rack and pinion slide gate with hand-wheel or pull-chain operation. Other features include:

Available with top-mounted fan and silencer or with a ground-mounted fan for ease of maintenance

Seven models from 1,500 to 12,000 cubic feet per meter

Models range from 2 to 50 horsepower

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Sterling SS Series Screenless Granulator. The SS series screenless granulator from Sterling, New Berlin, Wis., combines low-speed, energy-saving granulating technology with primary and secondary blades, providing a consistent grind. Other features include:

Cutting chamber sizes of 10 inches by 9 inches, 10.5 inches by 13.5 inches and 18.5 inches by 15.5 inches

Screenless feature eliminates replacing worn screens

Designed for easy, efficient cleanout

A steel damper plate significantly reduces noise

A 1-, 2- or 3-horsepower low-speed cycloidal gear motor supplied with a dust-tight NEMA type-12 electrical enclosure, static resistant molded bin and quick-inspect hopper-view window

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Thermo Scientific RadEye N. The RadEye N from Thermo Fisher Scientific, Waltham, Mass., offers a neutron radiation detection pager designed for industrial environments where neutron exposure may occur. Other features include:

A new monitor provides immediate and reliable verification of neutron presence

Lightweight (185 grams) and able to be transported anywhere without affecting performance

Can be used as an area monitor and exceeds neutron response requirements of ISO 22188

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Screen Machine 5256T Impact Crusher. The 5256T Impact Crusher from Screen Machine, Pataskala, Ohio, comes with standard Caterpillar tracks and is powered by a Caterpillar C-15 ACERT Tier III 475-horsepower diesel engine. Other features include:

A 52-inch-by-56-inch horizontal impact crusher, a 56-inch-by-38-inch infeed opening and full remote-control operation

A patented split-housing design allows for blockage clearance during operation and ease of maintenance

The wireless remote control triggers the lifting lid, allowing oversized material to pass through the crusher without creating stoppages

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