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  • System Dries, Cools, Screens Agglomerated Sugar

    June 25, 2015

    This sanitary, custom candy processing system combines a vibrating fluid bed dryer, cooler, screener, and integral baghouse collector to dry agglomerated sugar, cool it with ambient air, and screen out oversized chunks. Each stage in the system uses the company's proprietary vibrating...

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  • Frac Sand Drying Methods: Rotary vs. Fluid Bed

    June 11, 2015

    To reach gas that was previously thought to be unreachable, pressure is used to fracture rock formations deep underground to allow a better flow of gas through a well. When the pressure is removed, the fracture collapses, which dramatically diminishes its effectiveness. A special type of refined...

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  • Bulk Pasteurization Systems

    May 18, 2015

    The new Macrowave pasteurization systems are ideal for batch or conveyorized applications for bagged or bulk product. In a Macrowave heating system, an RF generator creates an alternating electric field between two electrodes.   The material to be treated is conveyed through an electrode...

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  • Heyl & Patterson to Present on Frac Sand Drying

    May 13, 2015

    Heyl & Patterson Inc., a world leader in thermal processing and bulk material handling systems, will present “Fluid Bed and Rotary Dryers for Frac Sand” at the 2015 Oilfield Minerals & Markets Forum on Thursday, May 28 at 4:30 pm CST at The Houstonian Hotel in Houston....

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  • Bühler Aeroglide Names New President and CEO

    April 30, 2015

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has named Andy Sharpe as new president and CEO as of June 1, 2015. Sharpe succeeds Hans-Jöerg Ill, who will be returning to Bühler’s headquarters in Uzwil,...

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  • New Granulation Unit Combines Mixing, Granulating, Drying

    April 23, 2015

    Developed by the Bosch subsidiary Hüttlin GmbH, the GranuLean combines the process steps of mixing, granulating, and drying for the manufacturing of pharmaceutical granules. “The name GranuLean stands for a lean and compact machine, which can be easily integrated into production...

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  • Electrically-Heated 750ºF Walk-in Oven

    March 17, 2015

    No. 941 is an electrically-heated 750ºF walk-in oven currently used for drying resin mixtures at a customer’s facility. Workspace dimensions on this oven measure 48 in. wide x 48 in. deep x 72 in. high. Sixty KW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the unit, while a...

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  • Ribbon Blenders for Large-Scale Powder Blending, Paste Mixing, Vacuum Drying

    March 10, 2015

    Built with up to 1000-cu-ft working capacities, large-scale Ross ribbon blenders are ideal for high-volume production of powder blends, pastes, and slurries. These versatile blenders can also function as vacuum dryers and are engineered for fast mixing, convenient discharge, easy cleaning, and low...

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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...

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