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Custom DELUMPER LP 5-Shaft Crusher Fits in Tight Location

When a major global leader in agricultural products needed help reducing wet and sticky agglomerates in a very tight plant location, Franklin Miller was ready with a custom solution. The customer produces phosphate, nitrogen, and potash, three critical crop nutrients and provides fertilizer to growers worldwide to make their crops thrive, so they can produce more high-quality food to meet the […]

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VULCANATOR® Reduces Full Rubber Bales to Granules; minimizes heat rise

By Brad Dawson Rubber & Plastics News Staff LIVINGSTON, N.J. Size-reduction machinery manufacturer Franklin Miller Inc. has filled a necessary niche with its equipment designed for the rubber industry, most notably the VULCANATOR®-brand granulator, which can reduce rubber without typical heat buildup. The machine employs a unique low friction, low-heat-rise design, eliminating the need of many granulators for expensive auxiliary cooling systems, said Franklin Miller […]

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SCREENMASTER® CS Bar Screen to the Rescue at a Commercial Composting Plant

A commercial mushroom composting company in Pennsylvania needed help with a problem in their compost production process. The compost, made from hay, straw, horse manure, chicken litter, corn cobs, and more, is processed on an eight-acre concrete slab, also called a wharf. The runoff from the rain and water used during the compost process washes off the wharf and into a pit […]

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DELUMPER® Aids in Polymer Production

Steel Fire Equipment in Ontario, Canada, needed help with their polymer production. The plant produces polymer for fire extinguishers. The pneumatic production system processes chemicals that often clump and sometimes even form into stone. They needed a crusher that could break up these chunks or the material would not flow through the system and the entire process would come to […]

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DELUMPER® Crusher Plays Important Role in Float Glass Production

Guardian Industries Corp.’s float glass plant in South Carolina, was in search of a crusher to aid in their glass production process. They needed a unit that could break up the electrostatic precipitator material and prevent pneumatic transport plugs. Without the efficient breaking of these lumps, the process was interrupted, wasting time and money. The process for float glass production consists […]

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The DEFINER®: A Sweet Success at ADM

ADM Cocoa Plant, in Hazle Township, Pennsylvania, needed help with their cocoa bean production. The plant processes two and a half million pounds of cocoa beans each day, turning them into cocoa powder, cocoa butter, and chocolate liquor. The company needed a machine to process sugar with over-sized lumps that could occur in transport or storage. Unless these agglomerated clumps […]

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Case Study: Crusher Breaks Up Large Cakes of Enzyme Products

American Laboratories, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of enzyme products for many food, dietary supplements, nutritional and industrial applications. The company has grown steadily, currently operating three facilities in Omaha, Nebraska. To keep pace with this expansion, the company realized, some years ago, that a more efficient way to process the enzyme material was necessary. After examining their options, they […]

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Case Study: 24″ PIPELINE DELUMPER® Heavy Duty In-line Processor

This 24″ PIPELINE DELUMPER® was design to handle 84,000 lbs/hr of polypropylene for a major petro-chemical company. The unit features 24 inch inlet and outlet flanges, stainless steel construction and a 50 hp motor to handle oversized agglomerates of polypropylene. The unit de-agglomerates troublesome scale and lumps that can cause operational difficulties for a petro-chemical plant. Reliability is critical as […]

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Case Study: Taskmaster® Grinder Solves String Problem

Essilor Labs of America, Omega Optical Laboratory in Dallas, Texas specializes in the production of state-of- the-art ophthalmic lenses. One of the products produced in the laboratory is a prescription lens composed of a polycarbonate material. The lens blank is generated using specialized CNC machinery. During the generating process, the machine sprays water based coolant on the lens to remove […]

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Case Study: ROLLMASTER™ RM

Fine Roll Mill Mills Glass While Controlling Dust Problem: A manufacturer needed a mill that could finely reduce highly abrasive glass beads without creating excessive fines and while controlling dust. Solution: The manufacturer heard about Franklin Miller’s ROLLMASTER Roll Mills and decided to give them a try. After trying their material on a test unit at the factory they found the performance and […]

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