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NAVCO Eliminates Coal Carryback in Railcars

May 11, 2020

Rapid discharge unit trains were being utilized to deliver coal to a local power generation facility. The railcars were not completely unloading and the plant was incurring significant costs associated with the stubborn coal, also known as “carryback.” Seeking to reduce their fuel costs, plant personnel set out on a search for a solution. Following […]

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NAVCO Update on COVID-19

March 25, 2020

As we navigate through these uncertain times, we want you to know we are closely monitoring the situation with COVID-19, its effects on the industry, and the country. We are following protocols as established by the Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization to ensure safety for our employees and the community. New restrictions […]

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Eliminate Carryback / Increase Unloading Capacity…

March 5, 2020

Eliminate Carryback / Increase Unloading Capacity / Enhance Safety / Reduce Maintenance   The NAVCO Overhead Railcar Shaker is designed to facilitate the unloading of bulk materials from open-top hopper railcars at transfer terminals and points of use. The NAVCO Overhead Railcar Shaker utilizes applied vibration technology to efficiently drive energy into the railcar, resulting […]

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Large BH Vibrators Solve Material Flow Problems

November 22, 2019

Large Bins, hoppers, and bunkers utilize NAVCO’s large industrial vibrators to solve material flow problems. The impulse (thumping) forcing function of NAVCO Large BH pneumatic piston vibrators efficiently transfers vibration through heavy-walled bins and bunkers that resist vibration transfer of the sinusoidal forcing function of other vibrator types. Highly effective NAVCO Large BH vibrator systems […]

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Stainless Steel Pneumatic Piston Vibrators

August 1, 2019

Through our partnerships with customers in the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries, NAVCO learned of the need for a vibrator suitable for washdown and sanitary environments. The processes in these industries typically utilize light to medium duty stainless steel hoppers, silos, vessels and chutes. The NAVCO solution was to develop a stainless steel version of […]

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What is a Pneumatic Piston Vibrator?

July 12, 2019

A pneumatic piston vibrator is a piece of equipment that is used to promote material flow by eliminating the formation of bridges and rat holes in storage containers such as bins, hoppers, bunkers, and silos. Air flowing through the alternating porting of the vibrator creates vibration. The size and porting of the vibrators can be […]

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