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    What Is Conveyor Equipment? Conveyor equipment is a piece of handling machinery typically used to move a product or material from one place to another, often moving product or material through a variety of processes during their journey on the conveyor. Conveyor equipment significantly reduces the effort and man-power that would otherwise be required to […]

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    What is Potash? The name “Potash” comes from how the substance originated. From the industrial era, potash was created from leaching wood ashes in a pot. During this time, the uses for potash ranged from manufacturing soap and glass to gunpowder. What is Potash? Potash is comprised of several inorganic compounds of potassium within a […]

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    Conveyor Design: Best Practices and Tips You know you need an efficient conveyor system to move your product or material, but what makes a conveyor efficient? And how do you ensure a pre-designed machine will meet your business needs? The simplest solution is to create a custom system, built to the specifics of your application, […]

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    What are Mine Tailings? Mine tailings are one of the biggest environmental concerns in the mining industry. They are the materials left over after the desired product, typically minerals are extracted from ore through different mining processes. The type of mineral and the physical and chemical processes used for mining can cause the characteristics of […]

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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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    General Kinematics  For Immediate Release Marketing Dept.: (815) 444-3521 marketing@generalkinematics.com   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: General Kinematics to Attend CASTEXPO in Columbus, OH   April 11, 2022- General Kinematics, a vibratory equipment manufacturer and system integrator located in Crystal Lake, Illinois, will exhibit at the upcoming CASTEXPO tradeshow in Columbus, OH.    Thomas Musschoot, President of […]

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

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