General Kinematics Announces New Line of Standard Feeders

Crystal Lake, IL – General Kinematics PARA-MOUNT II® Vibrating Feeders are now available in pre-engineered, quick ship sizes. With simple, heavy duty construction, GK Feeder s are renowned for their years of trouble free service. This streamlined design offers a robust & reliable solution for quick turn-around and an easy installation. This new line of PARA-MOUNT II® Standard Feeders are engineered for both Moderate Density (M.D.) material up…

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Aluminum vs Steel Recycling for Automobiles: From 0-60 in 2016

Starting with the Ford 2015 F-150, aluminum has recently become an increasingly popular material of choice for auto manufacturers in the US and abroad. Traditionally, most car bodies have been built from steel. Steel is goliath in strength, easy to handle, has a low overhead and is an accessible resource without an end in sight. So…

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Fertilizer Custom Vibratory Lump Breaker – General Kinematics Case Study

VIBRA-BUSTER™ Vibratory Fertilizer Lump Breakers

The Challenge General Kinematics is renowned around the world for solving unique process challenges. So when a South American fertilizer manufacturer called with a unique problem they were experiencing, GK accepted the challenge. Bags of different types of fertilizer were being shipped from their main headquarters in South America. The 25 kg. (55 lb.) bags were put…

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10 Construction and Demolition Career Myths

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Modern worksites can be known to induce stress, especially when one pops up in your neighborhood. Early morning hammering, clouds of dust in the air, the possibility of asbestos, a lack of parking on your street, and the question: When will it be over? However for centuries, construction and demolition have been a necessity in…

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Case Study: Rotary Drums Done Right

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Challenge A Canadian foundry had several rotary drums in their facility and were looking to update one of their rotary drums. Their application required careful handling of intake manifolds, yet needed to be aggressive enough to leave a clean casting surface with no damage.   Approach The foundry had existing General Kinematics conveyors, feeders, and…

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C&D Recycling Forecast: Sunny Skies Ahead – General Kinematics

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“Each day, thousands of tons of construction and demolition (C&D) materials throughout the Washington metropolitan area are disposed of at landfills,” according to the nonprofit Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) in its most recent C&D report, Builders Guide to Reuse and Recycling, first published in 2006 and updated in July 2015.   “Yet, there are…

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LOCK-TITE™ Rotary Drum Liners and Bodies by General Kinematics

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Do you have a rotary drum in your foundry that is showing its age, but are not ready to purchase a new one? GK’s patent pending LOCK-TITE™ rotary drum liner system and replacement bodies are designed to upgrade your existing rotary machine to the latest in rotary technology.     Reline your existing drum If…

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