Hapman Attends the IMA-NA Industrial Technology Workshop, March 17-19 In Hilton Head, SC.

Kalamazoo, Mich. – Hapman announced its participation at the North America Industrial Minerals Technology Workshop, hosted by the IMA-NA in Hilton Head, South Carolina on March 17-19, 2014. “This is our first year attending as a new member of the IMA, and we’re very proud to be a part of this event,” said Jim Hughes, Hapman’s Director of Sales.

Minerals processing presents a great many challenges; from conveying highly abrasive or corrosive materials on multiple planes, over long distances, or at high temperatures, to minimizing dust and preventing loss of material. Hapman’s Tubular Drag and En-Masse Drag conveyors are ideally suited to easily overcome these challenges. Totally enclosed to protect the environment and worker safety, they’re designed for 24/7 operation in harsh environments, yet offer low energy consumption and gentle handling of materials.

Hapman will host booth space at the conference. Hughes noted, “I am looking forward to discussing individual minerals processing applications and help IMA members find new ways to improve their material handling performance and increase profitability.

tubular-drag-en-masseHapman’s Tubular Drag and En-Masse Drag conveyors require less energy to operate, are fully enclosed, and are engineered for 24/7 operation in harsh, high-temperature environments.

Material Handling Expertise Backed by 60 Years of Experience Henry Hapman invented the Tubular Drag concept in 1945. The breakthrough technology is still widely used today because of the strong material movement advantages and system layout flexibility. The totally enclosed conveying systems allow materials to be moved over long distances, over multiple planes, and through infrastructure. The chain and flight design are engineered for the material and flow rate of each application. The durable and rugged conveying design provides long-life with minimal maintenance while also moving material without degradation or separation.

Hapman has also harnessed the power of the En-Masse conveying principle. This type of conveyor moves thousands of pounds per hour of material in a small footprint, when compared to other conveying methods. The En-Masse conveyor is ideal for minerals processing because of the ability to effectively move material in a wet or dry state, at temperatures reaching 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, while completely enclosed in a casing of heavy-duty AR plate. The material is moved by the company’s industry-exclusive drop forged, case hardened chain, offering long-life even in harsh operating environments.

Hapman has the broadest line of conveyors and material handling equipment in the industry. The breadth of equipment offering stems from the decades of helping industry move and process bulk material quickly, safely and effectively.

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