Magnum Systems, Inc.
Magnum Systems, is made up of two long lasting brands Smoot & Taylor Products. With more than 95 years of experience to offer in application knowledge, material handling, pneumatic conveying, and packaging. We understand you want a process system that provides a strong return on investment. We’re not going to sell you solutions that don’t meet your standards. We will work with you to customize a solution for all of your material handling needs.
pneumatic conveying systems, components, Airlocks and Accessories
Magnum, through its Smoot Brand, designs and manufactures pneumatic conveying systems to transfer dry bulk materials within a manufacturing or processing from short distances to hundreds of feet, depending upon the application. Smoot also sells pneumatic components, including airlocks, diverter valves, tubes and other components.
Automated Packaging Systems & Equipment
Magnum, through its Taylor Brand, designs and manufactures packaging machines and automated systems for powder and bulk solid materials. Typical applications include open mouth bag filling, valve bag filling, intermediate bulk loading and unloading and robotic automation of bag placing systems, robotic palletizing and accessories. Packages filled by Magnum’s systems vary from pounds to tons, with materials ranging from free-flowing granules to sticky and fragile powders.
Latest Blog Updates
One of the bigger issues in pneumatic conveying systems is wear life on rotary valves. Rotary airlock valves are still the workhorse of the pneumatic conveying industry because they are usually the best device out there for metering material while creating a seal to differential pressure. While not perfect at either function (metering or sealing) they are the greatest thing since sliced bread for doing both simultaneously.
Check out the new Nedox® coated Type-3 rotary airlock valve. This product update will offer various benefits to our customers to improve their material handling capabilities.
Bagging & palletizing Cold Patch Asphalt
Recently installed system at B Metcalf Paving for bagging and palletizing cold patch asphalt. Click to see the system in operation.
The Automated System features a Taylor Gross Weigh Auger Scale and TRP3000 Palletizer. Bags 3-6 bags per minute depending on if you run a one or two man operation, there are 2 pallet stacking locations to increase efficiency and minimize down stream conveyors.