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  • Load Cells Increase Accuracy of Vacuum Dryer

    February 27, 2015

    Maguire Products has incorporated load cell technology into its patented VBD vacuum resin dryer, increasing its accuracy and reliability and providing plastics processors with new capabilities for controlling and documenting their use of material.   The VBD dryer now uses load cells for...

  • Post-Baking Dryers Provide Uniform Moisture Control

    February 17, 2015

    This series of post-baking dryers can be custom engineered for cookie, cracker, and snack food production operations to increase oven band speed by eliminating the final drying requirement from the last third of an oven line.   Macrowave post-baking dryers utilize RF (radio frequency)...


  • US Labor Secretary Commends Bühler Aeroglide

    February 12, 2015

    US Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez was in North Carolina to applaud a new workforce development and education initiative. During a roundtable discussion hosted by Bühler Aeroglide, Perez met with NC Commerce Secretary John Skvarla and other officials to discuss the importance of a skilled...

  • Heyl & Patterson Wins Contract for Process Equipment in Mexico

    February 10, 2015

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in bulk material handling and thermal processing systems, has announced the sale of a fluid bed dryer and fluid bed cooler to Zinc Nacional, S.A. of Monterrey, Mexico.   The equipment will be installed at Zinc Nacional’s main facility in...

  • Material Handling and Moisture Reduction Solution Gets Job Done

    February 5, 2015

    Schenck Process (Kansas City), a pneumatic conveying, filtration, weighing, and feeding equipment supplier recently collaborated with Flash Rockwell Technologies (Mobile, AL), a non-thermal flash drying system manufacturer, to provide an integrated bulk material handling and moisture reduction...

  • Inverting Filter Centrifuge with Direct Contact Drying

    February 4, 2015

    The inverting filter centrifuge has eliminated some of the inherent flaws of conventional centrifuge technology. The result is a centrifuge with a filter cloth that is axially moveable. This allows the filter cloth to be inverted while under rotation which completely discharges the solids, leaving...

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints VP of Process Engineering

    January 21, 2015

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has announced a new vice president of process engineering. Tom Barber has been appointed to assist Bühler Aeroglide’s customers with product development and...

  • Circular Fluid Bed Dryer Increases Efficiency

    January 20, 2015

    The Vibro-Bed circular fluid bed processing system for batch or continuous operation increases efficiency, cuts cleaning time, and reduces cost. Inherent rigidity of the circular fluid bed processing chamber (in 18- to 84-in.-diam), exceeds that of traditional rectangular fluid bed processors,...