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  • Milling & Material Handling Program Provides Wealth of Information

    October 15, 2014

    Hosted by Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, the Fall Milling & Material Handling Expo drew a capacity crowd for its presentations from the host company, as well as its partners Coperion K-Tron and Sly Inc.     Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems marketing manager Greg Boyer greeted...

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  • Software Reduces Batch Feeding Error Rate by 50%

    October 8, 2014

    Utilizing VKD software in its Disocont Tersus feeder controller, Schenck Process has adopted a method that reduces batch feeding errors by up to 50%. Known as bumping, the process follows the philosophy of running a dry material feeder at full speed, stopping it prior to the batch set point, and...

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  • Maguire Promotes Kavanagh to VP Global Sales

    September 9, 2014

    Maguire Products Inc. has appointed Frank Kavanagh vice president of global sales. Kavanagh will oversee worldwide sales of all Maguire auxiliary equipment systems, including gravimetric blenders, vacuum dryers, loading systems, feeders, granulators, and related equipment and software....

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  • Milling and Material Handling Seminar and Demonstrations

    August 28, 2014

    Coperion K-Tron, Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, and Sly Inc. will host a complimentary in-house demonstration on milling and material handling for chemical, food, pharmaceutical, and mineral applications. The event will be offered twice - on October 14 and October 15 – from 9AM to 3PM at...

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  • Vibratory Loss-in-Weight Feeder

    August 20, 2014

    The K-PH-ML-D5-KV2 is a vibratory loss-in-weight feeder designed for the low rate addition of difficult-flowing bulk ingredients. The vibratory loss-in-weight feeder offers an easy-to-clean design suitable where quick and easy cleaning is essential. The removable tray and end covers allow...

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  • Sanitary Weigh Belt Feeder

    August 20, 2014

    Tecweigh expands its line of weigh belt feeders for the food industry.  The redesigned sanitary feeder offers a fully wash-down, open-design unit to fit most sanitary environments. Whether its whole produce, pasta, or powders, the flexibility in the design offers the customer different belt...

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  • Self-Cleaning Rotary Airlock Feeder

    August 20, 2014

    The Rotoscoop is a self-cleaning rotary airlock feeder that can feed or discharge wet, sticky materials that tend to build-up on most surfaces. The synchronized cleaning blades sweep each pocket on every revolution to clean any remaining material and guarantee that the pocket is emptied. This...

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  • Volumetric Feeder Features Easy Clean, Rear Screw Removal

    August 20, 2014

    The Vibra Screw Versifeeder now offers rear screw removal, permitting cleaning and screw size changes away from the process side. Disassembly is accomplished without tools and in a matter of minutes. All drive train components maintain their alignment and integrity during disassembly and reassembly...

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  • Versatile Tubular Screw Feeders and Conveyors

    August 14, 2014

    TX-Type tubular screw feeders and conveyors are versatile with a suitable surface finishing grade appropriate for application in the food industry. Manufactured from stainless steel, these feeders ensure minimum material residue. They are usually installed beneath silos or FIBC dischargers to feed...

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  • Refilling Continuous Loss-in-Weight Feeders

    July 31, 2014

    Loss-in-weight feeders have evolved from the crude devices of the late 1940s to sophisticated machines capable of feeding at continuous accuracies down to 0.2 percent of sample size at a 2 sigma confidence level (depending on material). Due to the nature of their operation, loss-in-weight feeders...

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