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  • Dry Solids Processing Equipment and Services

    February 12, 2015

    Metalfab Inc., an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of dry solids processing equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, specialty fabrication and related services, offers a new brochure that provides an overview of the company’s extensive line of products and services available to...

  • High-Capacity Weigh Belt Feeders

    February 9, 2015

    Thayer Scale offers a complete line of high-capacity, heavy industry weigh belt feeders capable of accurately measuring and controlling feed rates from up to 3000 tn/hr. Design features result in high-accuracy, reliable performance, and stable calibration. Weighing is done through s patented...

  • Pulsator Enhances Material Flow

    January 29, 2015

    The Dense Flow pulsator enhances the ability of fine materials to “gravity feed” from a silo or hopper without causing material segregation. The basic unit consists of an air surge tank, diaphragm valve, and six fluidizing nozzles. When material is needed from a silo or hopper the units...

  • How to Design a Belt Feeder Interface

    January 22, 2015

    In this article, we discuss proper belt feeder design technique so as to maintain reliable flow from bins and hoppers. Belt feeders are used to feed many types of bulk solids. In addition to their obvious benefits like simplicity and relatively low cost, they are one of the few feeder designs that...

  • Syncro USA LLC

  • Cable Scale Loss-in-Weight Vibratory Feeder

    January 22, 2015

    Thayer Scale’s patented loss-in-weight cable scale with vibratory feeder and “FMSS” cable scale technology is designed to assure uniform, non-pulsing accurate feeding of a wide range of free-flowing to friable to cohesive materials. The advantage to using vibrating tray...

  • Screw-Based System Improves Solids Handling

    January 6, 2015

    Solids handling specialist Ajax Equipment has supplied renewable energy consultancy and technology developer Renewable Energy Technology with a screw-based handling system for ash and char produced as by-products of the NovaGen gasification process. As well as promoting reliable flow, the new...

  • Rotary Feeders Complement Vacuum Conveyors

    December 17, 2014

    Volkmann’s new dosing feeders are designed to complement the company’s VS and PPC vacuum conveyors. The feeders offer hygienic design, are easy to disassemble, clean, and service, and are safe to operate. The rotary feeders can be customized to suit the application. Other distinguishing...

  • Smith Steel & Fabrication

  • Vibrating Feeder Handles Difficult Materials

    November 17, 2014

    This virtually maintenance-free vibrating feeder is well suited for screening/scalping applications where more conventional belt and screw conveyors won't work.   The feeder spreads sticky product and scalps oversize from undersize prior to crushing. Self-relieving tapered fingers won...