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  • High Deflection Vibratory Feeders

    November 5, 2014

    The patented Eriez Model HD high-deflection vibratory feeder combines the higher deflection of up to 3/16-in. and lower frequency (30 cps) advantages of a mechanical feeder with the trouble-free service of an electromagnetic feeder. Previously difficult-to-feed materials, such as fine powders (talc...

  • Sanitary Screw Feeders

    November 5, 2014

    Volumetric design is ideal for medium- to high-capacity handling of sanitary bulk materials. These feeders are constructed of stainless steel, with all product contact surfaces polished to a maximum 32Ra µin. finish. The fully demountable design allows for easy disassembly and cleaning. Two...

  • Vibratory Feeders for Tough Jobs

    November 5, 2014

    These vibratory feeders are designed to smoothly convey products. Flow of material is adjustable, and flow rate can be variable or fixed. Available in electric or air-operated models, BPS heavy-duty vibratory feeders are designed with above-, below-, or side-mounted drives, and can be arranged for...

  • Electric Rotary Vibrators Supply Driving Force for Vibratory Feeders, Screeners, Conveyors

    November 3, 2014

    Electric Rotary Vibrators (ERVs) provide a powerful and efficient driving force for vibratory feeders, screeners, and conveyors. The company offers a broad range of these rugged units to satisfy practically any application need.   Eriez ERVs serve as effective flow-aid devices to move...

  • Vibrating Equipment Line with UHMW Liners

    October 29, 2014

    Vibra Screw Inc. announces the availability of its vibrating equipment line with Ultra High Molecular Weight (UMHW) liners. UMHW is used extensively as a wear and flow promoting material offering high-impact strength, superior abrasion resistance, and a slick contact surface. It meets FDA, USDA,...

  • Versatile Tubular Screw Feeders

    October 27, 2014

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

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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...