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  • What Is the Best Type of Feeder for My Application?

    July 22, 2014

    There are many types of feeders available today. The most widely used include rotary valves, vibratory trays/tubes, belts, and screw feeders. The type of feeder to be selected for a particular application is dependant upon several factors. First, it is essential to clearly define the application...

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  • Selecting Metal Detection, Magnetic Separation, Material Handling Equipment

    July 21, 2014

    Through its Orange University educational program, Eriez offers a series of “How to Choose and Use” brochures designed to assist readers in selecting and utilizing the appropriate equipment to conquer their toughest metal contamination and material handling challenges. These guides are...

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  • Integrated Bin Filling Hopper for Tablet Dedusters

    July 15, 2014

    Pharma Technology Inc. introduces an integrated bin filling hopper for its PharmaFlex family of tablet dedusters. The hoppers, which come in sizes of 50 or 100 l, allow for the accumulation of tablets until in-process weight, thickness, and hardness control checks have been completed. These hoppers...

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  • Eriez Releases New Food Industry Brochure

    July 1, 2014

    This new brochure describes and illustrates the broad range of equipment Eriez offers for the food processing industry to protect product purity and improve material handling efficiency—from the moment ingredients enter the plant to the time the end product ships from the dock. The easy-...

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  • USDA-Approved Rotary Airlock Feeder

    July 1, 2014

    The USDA-Approved Klean-In-Place rotary airlock feeder is a special-purpose valve suited for dairy, pharmaceutical, food, baking, chemical, paint, and powder coating applications. The redesigned two slide bar offers stability, using linear bearings, and provides maximum support of the rotor while...

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  • Van Beek Supplies Custom-Built TwinFeeders to Hosokawa Micron

    June 25, 2014

    Van Beek recently supplied a state-of-the-art TwinFeeder to Hosokawa Micron in Doetinchem, The Netherlands. Hosokawa uses this type of TwinFeeder as a feed screw for its Drymeister (DMR) flash dryer. Because of the constantly changing designs that Hosokawa Micron needs, it remains a challenge for...

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  • Weighbelts for Metering Fragile Materials

    June 16, 2014

    For use in industries where precision weighing and metering of dry materials is required, the DEA stainless steel weighbelt feeders provide weight-controlled feeding, weight indication, and totalization for fragile materials like cereals, snack foods, kibble, and fruits. DEA weighbelt feeders are...

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  • Coperion to Consolidate North American Operations

    June 4, 2014

    Coperion GmbH, a subsidiary of Hillenbrand Inc., announced that it will realign and relocate its North American operations based in Ramsey, NJ to its other facilities located in Pitman, NJ, Wytheville, VA, and Houston. This realignment is being implemented over an 18-month period of time until...

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  • Vecoplan Names LaGoe Director of Project Management

    May 28, 2014

    Vecoplan LLC, a leading manufacturer of mechanical systems for processing waste and biomass, has named Mike LaGoe director of project management. LaGoe has worked as a manager in Vecoplan’s Project Engineering department since 2011, and brings 15 years of engineering management...

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  • A Perspective on the Powder Show

    May 20, 2014

    I have been attending the Powder Show in Rosemont, IL since 1978. This year's show was much more upbeat than years past, as the show seemed to have gotten somewhat stale. UBM and Powder & Bulk Solids have made significant improvements to the venue.     I had a busy day at...

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