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Container & Dosing in One

Container & Dosing in One

Container & Dosing in One | The most energy-saving conveying medium is and remains gravity. Our application engineers know this too. So if an application requires that powders and bulk materials are not conveyed horizontally or vertically upwards, this solution…

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Powtech virtual talks ATEX

2nd webinar recording: Metal Powder Handling in the Additive Manufacturing Industries (AM)

Advanced Powder Handling in the Additive Manufacturing industries – Safe Vacuum Conveying and more around 3D-Printing | There are various powder handling tasks around Additive Manufacturing. Feeding the machines with new powders, emptying them and recycling the powder with sieving,…

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Video: Volkmann in the canning factory

Video: Volkmann in the canning factory

Gentle conveying of “solids & liquids” | This blog is also about promoting applications that may not be so commonplace and obvious. This has resulted in numerous interesting and new ideas in the past. Thanks to the highly usable vacuum,…

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White Paper Food / Applications in the food sector

White Paper Food / Applications in the food sector

This interactive document uses numerous of current examples to describe the advantageous use of vacuum conveyors and powder handling solutions in the food sector.Hardly any other industry processes so many different solids and bulk goods. The inserted links make it…

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Powtech virtual talks ATEX

POWTECH virtual talks – webinar recording ATEX and explosion protection

POWTECH virtual talks | The professional handling of dusts and powdery solids requires a comprehensive consideration of the task. In addition to the purely technical questions relating to feasibility and implementation, numerous boundary conditions must be taken into account. One…

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Container emptying station

Container emptying station

Emptying powder and bulk goods from containers | At companies that process bulk materials, the raw products are often delivered in containers. This leads to the question of how these containers can be emptied as quickly and efficiently as possible.…

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Reach out for the stars

Reach out for the stars

Reach out for the stars (with 3D printed rocket engines) | Handling of larger amounts of Metal Powders in the aerospace industries With the modular design of the Volkmann Vacuum Conveyors and Sieves they can be easily adapted to larger…

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How does the powder get into the machine without a ladder?

How does the powder get into the machine without a ladder?

Vacuum conveyor with lifting and swiveling columns | In many industries it is still common practice to fill filling systems, presses or containers by hand from above. This process is usually unergonomic for employees and rather time-consuming. This procedure often…

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This is how bread crumbs are brought to the fish

This is how bread crumbs are brought to the fish

Big bag emptying and conveying of bread crumbs | Bread crumbs are often used in the production of fish fingers and other fish dishes. The task was to empty the big bags filled with breadcrumbs and then to feed the…

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conveying coffee Martermühle

Make your workflow faster and more effective

Conveying coffee beans | The coffee roastery client Martermühle: rates itself highly. “Fragrant, first-class, fresh coffee – this is our promise to you. We only purchase the best beans from suppliers we trust and from plantations we know.” The coffee…

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resin granule

Resin granulate – A clean solution in the EX aera

Clean Solution in the EX area | The Production of care and hygiene products requires the transport and dosage of highly flammable resin granules in a mixer. Minimum ignition energy of the substance to be transported is 3 mJ (MIE…

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Isolator (C) Weiss Pharmatechnik GmbH

Handling of critical and toxic powders – Containment

Handling of critical and toxic powders – Containment | The requirements and demands for suitable containment solutions have greatly increased in industry in recent years. For example, more potent and more effective active ingredients are constantly being produced in the…

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Drum emptying - remove bulk goods and powder from drums

Drum discharge station

Drum emptying – remove bulk goods and powder from drums | In some situations the pick-up of bulk product is from drums or barrels and depending on the product this can be easy or more difficult to do. Products flow…

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Weighing and dosing

Weighing and dosing

Weighing and dosing bulk products into a process | It is often necessary to weigh and dose powder, amongst other bulk materials, into a process. Let’s take the addition of sugar into a mixer as an example from the food…

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Feed bagged goods in the process

Feed bagged goods in the process

Feed large quantities of bagged goods in to the process | There are many processes in which bulk products need to be introduced in large quantities from sacks and bags. For example, in to a mixer or stirred tank, this…

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Conveying and dosing in the food sector

Conveying and dosing in the food sector

Conveying and dosing of powders and solids in the food sector | In regards to bulk goods the food industry is very interesting because hardly any other sector can offer such a variety of different powders, granules and bulk or…

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Alu+Edelstahl Pulver

Metal powder handling

The correct handling of powders within the additive manufacturing industry | Whether it is metals or plastics there are numerous different powder handling tasks to be solved within the Additive Manufacturing (AM) industry. However, for various reasons, metal powders represent…

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PPC 200 INEX chemistry

PPC 200 INEX chemistry

INEX conveyor with HALAR coating | A powdery intermediate product from the chemical industry is to be removed from a container – still wet from the centrifuge manufacturing process- and conveyed into a dryer.The container is on the third floor,…

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Pneumatic vacuum conveying

Pneumatic vacuum conveying

ATEX and explosion protection for pneumatic vacuum conveying of powders and bulk materials | In recent years, the requirements for the transportation of solids have increased significantly. Especially when used in EX areas. Since mechanical conveying systems often reach their…

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Weighed RNT hopper

Weighed product loading task

Pre weigh product batch and load to process on demand | Do you need to add a pre weighed product batch into your process? Our modified bag loading weighing station – RNT 180 makes it possible to safely and reliably…

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Conveying bagged goods with lumps

Conveying bagged goods with lumps | Sometimes after long periods in storage, or due to the nature of the product, agglomerates can occur in bags and other storage containers. These can lead to blockages in the suction line during conveying…

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Metal powder recovery made easy

Metal powder recovery made easy

Metal powder recovery made easy | The PowTReX is a vacuum, transfer, sieving and recovery system for metal powders, developed for use in the ​​additive manufacturing (AM) industry. It is used to transport metal powder from, for example, 3D printers…

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PowTReX in the UK

PowTReX in the UK | Volkmann is proud to support Materials Solutions, based near Worcester in the UK, who are a Siemens business (since 2016). They utilise additive manufacturing (AM) technologies for the production of parts and tools for the…

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On the high seas

On the high seas

Volkmann on the high seas | Applications for the transport of powders and bulk materials with vacuum conveyors can be found not only in all known industries, but also in other locations around the world. The conveying often takes place…

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Gas EX zone

Gas EX zone

Loading of powders in gas EX zones | INEX vacuum conveyors make it possible to transport bulk materials easily and safely within process plants for loading in to various vessels including stirred tanks or reactors. They enable powder transfer to…

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Double big bag emptying station

Double big bag emptying station

Double big bag emptying station for limited space unloading areas | Restricted unloading area solution: With this project a room with limited space has allowed us to develop a big bag emptying station with which two big bags can be…

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We are still there for you.

We are still there for you.

Bulk material handling: VS450 + VS200LT vacuum conveyor | VS450 and VS250Eco vacuum conveyors just before shipping. Do you have materials that need to be added to a process or transported within your production area?The Volkmann vacuum conveyors are low-maintenance,…

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Vibrating / Dosing feeder

Vibrating / Dosing feeder

Vibrating / Dosing feeder: Continuous supply of bulk materials, exact batch supply down to a few grams | Volkmann vibrating feeder is suitable for a wide range of applications. It is ideal when automating a feeding process in combination with…

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Volkmann Empty Sack Compactor

Volkmann emptying station for bagged goods | with partly automated container feeding and dust extraction optimised for the use with vacuum conveyors NEW: Now also with empty sack compactor The dust-free handling of solids is nowadays more than ever in…

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Intelligent Compact Control for Vacuum Conveyors

Intelligent Compact Control for Vacuum Conveyors | With the new ET-Advanced, Volkmann provides the users of vacuum conveyors with a modern and intelligent electropneumatic compact control. The control ensures the smooth operation of the vacuum conveying system and evaluates thereby up to…

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Just in case – UHU!

Just in case – UHU! | There is probably hardly anyone who has never used a UHU product. The glue in the black and yellow tube has become one of the best-known brand products of our time. UHU develops and produces high-quality…

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