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Valuable Insight for Making Your Operation Safer, More Productive and More Efficient

From blogs and technical briefs to case studies and testimonials – read and download some of our valuable examples of metalworking waste stream solutions, new technology and the challenges facing others in your industry with today’s material handling applications. To see how you can join our other customers who are profiting more from properly managing their scrap and fluid handling processes, contact us.

Biomass Power Generation

Power Plant Improves Reliability and Uptime with Improved Feedstock Conveying PROBLEM Original material handling system design was inefficient created unexpected downtime and added negatively to production costs. CHALLENGE Redesign a material handling system for boiler biomass that enhanced feedstock flow and had a long service life. PRODUCTS UTILIZED Drop-Forged Chain En-Masse Conveyor A small power producer had a […]

Common Conveying Technology Comparison

The Most Efficient Conveying Technology for Bulk Material Handling A material movement concept harnessed in the 1930s in the agricultural farming industry, En-Masse Drag Chain conveying is, by volume, the most efficient use of space-to-material ratio of any conveying technology. The operation of this conveyor type is derived from a moving a skeletal chain and flight assembly through a rectangular […]

Replacement Drag Chain Provides Utilities and Processors a Cost-Effective Method of Conveyor Upgrade

Elk River, MN – CDM Systems, Inc., a manufacturer of heavy-duty engineered En-Masse Drag Chain Conveyors for more than 40 years, offers replacement drag chain assemblies for all types of en-masse and chain drag type conveyors. The replacement chain is designed and built to the specifications of the existing conveyor and the material conveyed. The chain and flight assembly is […]

Mobile Marine Legs Provide Safe, Reliable Off-Load and Operating Cost Savings

Elk River, MN – Mobile Marine Legs from CDM Systems, Inc., couple the benefits of high capacity, efficiency, and durability of the En-Masse conveying principles with the versatility of un-loading mobility. These features produce the most effective equipment for port or river bulk cargo unloading. Single-leg Mobile Marine Unloaders provide peek digging capacities from 150 to 700 MTPH. Mobile Marine […]

Heavy-Duty En-Masse Conveyors are Engineered to Handle Aggressive Materials for 24/7 Operation

Elk River, MN – CDM Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty En-Masse conveyors and systems, features drop-forged chain and conveyor designs for aggressive applications. Also known as Drag conveyors, En-Masse conveyors offer the best in conveying technology due to the efficient size to capacity ratio, the ability to convey in multiple directions, the capability to handle abrasive material without […]

KMC Global Acquires CDM Systems, INC.

Kalamazoo, MI – KMC Global, the parent company of PRAB, Inc., announced the acquisition of CDM Systems, Inc., headquartered in Elk River, Minnesota. CDM Systems is a premier manufacturer of custom en-masse conveyors and marine leg ship unloaders. CDM Systems is recognized for heavy duty, large volume en-masse conveyors that operate in extreme conditions without fail. The conveyors are made […]