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    Classify, separate, crush, and screen sand with General Kinematics’ DUCTA-SERIES™ Rotary Foundry Drums, a safer, low-maintenance option for any foundry process. Over 60 years of engineering equipment for the foundry industry has given GK the knowledge and experience necessary to design FOUNDRY-RATED™ equipment that improves efficiency and safety for our customers.  Watch our NEW animated […]

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    Challenge In 2021, OmniSource, an ASR recycling facility located in Toledo, Ohio, identified that their existing two trommels had reached the end of their service life and needed to be replaced. They decided to investigate alternative solutions to the trommels because of their longstanding issues with pokers, jamming, and maintenance costs. The alternate solution would […]

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    2021 has been a monumental year for General Kinematics. Many good changes and exciting events have taken place in the past year, and in honor of the new year, we would like to look back at some of the highlights.   2021 Highlights   1. General Kinematics announces their acquisition of Foundry Equipment Company. Starting […]

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    What is a Materials Recovery Facility? A materials recovery facility (MRF), otherwise known as a materials reclamation facility or materials recycling facility, is a plant that separates recycling materials to be sold back into the commodity market and reused by manufacturers. The MRF is an essential component of residential and commercial recycling programs. Single-stream recycling […]

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    In recent years, huge advancements have been made in bulk packaging systems. Updated machinery has played an important role in these advancements. Vibrating tables are an extremely useful piece of equipment for any manufacturing facility. A vibrating table is useful in settling, densifying, and compacting dry bulk materials, as well as releasing air bubbles from […]

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    Industrial sifters changed the economic landscape for many different industries. But how? In this article, we’ll explain what industrial sifters are, the benefits of using them, and what people did before they had that technology. What Is An Industrial Sifter? An industrial sifter does exactly what its name implies. It sifts through raw materials to […]

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                                                                                  For Immediate Release General Kinematics Marketing Dept.: (815) 444-3521 marketing@generalkinematics.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: General Kinematics […]

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    Commercial drying equipment is crucial for so many industries and jobs. Removing moisture from materials is often one of the first steps in the manufacturing process. Additionally, moisture removal from solid and pasty materials allows for lower transportation costs while still providing the necessary qualities. You can remove moisture by mechanically squeezing, settling, or filtrating […]

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    Challenge In May of 2001, an Industrial Minerals plant in TN was expanding plant capacity. They needed to purchase new equipment for fine grinding/comminution. They were open to the idea of moving away from their conventional rotary ball mills, provided they could eliminate some of the inherent shortcomings. Critical areas of focus included product quality, […]

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    The hemp industry is growing faster and faster every year. And, in order to keep up, you need to find the most efficient way of drying your hemp. In this article, we’ll discuss different hemp drying techniques and the equipment you need for them. We’ll also talk about how much hemp you should be able […]

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General Kinematics Corporation, incorporated in 1960, was established to market, design, and custom fabricate innovative vibratory materials handling and processing equipment. Today, the company is one of the world’s largest suppliers of vibratory processing equipment, having held more than 200 worldwide patents, and is a significant contributor to vibrating equipment design and application technical advancement. General Kinematics serves a worldwide customer base through a network of engineering-oriented independent sales representatives who cover major industrial markets throughout the United States. International markets are serviced from subsidiary operations and through a combination of representatives, licensed manufacturers, and strategic alliances with leading industry-specific organizations in other strategic locations. Today, more than 50,000 General Kinematics units have been installed in virtually all of the world’s industrialized countries. As new process and efficiency challenges emerge, General Kinematics is qualified to address these needs with advanced technology, innovative engineering, new materials, and manufacturing techniques. All applied to improving customer productivity and profitability while meeting ever more stringent requirements. Today, GK knows no limit in our ability to provide a broad level of engineering support and capacity that other companies cannot offer. We bring a 360-degree view to the whole process picture, often supplying engineering resources our customers do not have or wish to fund internally.
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