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  • Material Flow Aid

    February 9, 2009

    The ActiFlow smart bulk solids activator prevents bridging and rat-holing of cohesive bulk materials in stainless steel hoppers. It is a non-product contact device, consisting of a patent-pending vibratory drive and intelligent control unit. In applications involving difficult flowing materials, it...

  • Twin Vibratory Feeders Help Automate Sunflower Seed Production

    February 3, 2009

    Sunflower seeds are packaged in quantities ranging from 0.8 to 14 oz. Giant Snacks (Wahpeton, ND), prides itself in selecting superior hybrids from contract growers in North Dakota...

  • Feeders Spotlight - January 09

    December 29, 2008

    Sanitary Loss-in-Weight Screw Feeder The sanitary PF-LC-S is a large-capacity loss-in-weight screw feeder designed for accurate and uniform feeding of a wide range of materials, from free-flowing to very fine cohesive powders. Made from high-quality stainless steel, the unit is corrosion...

  • Rotary Airlock Feeders

    November 4, 2008

    These rotary airlock feeders offer a broad range of sizes, features, and capabilities. They are available in standard-duty, heavy-duty, sanitary valve, and custom valve series to meet most application needs. The standard-duty series are used in low-pressure conveying and dust collection...

  • Eriez Offers Free Selection Guide to Help Users Choose Vibratory Equipment

    October 9, 2008

    Eriez has announced the availability of a free 16-page selection guide to assist industry professionals through the vibratory feeder and conveyor selection process. “How to Choose and Use Vibratory Feeders and Conveyors” includes advice and product information to help ensure individuals...

  • New Edition of Early 49 CFR Available from Labelmaster

    September 17, 2008

    The new edition Early 49 CFR Parts 100-185, Hazmat Transportation Regulations, revised as of October 1, 2008, is available November 4, 2008. Labelmaster, a U.S.-based manufacturer of hazardous materials and regulatory compliance products, is offering an Early 49 CFR in the same format as the...

  • Feeders Focus - September 08

    September 12, 2008

    High-Speed Feeders Ac-operated high-speed feeders are designed for high-speed feeding of light, bulky materials. These rugged and powerful feeders are ideal for scales and other applications that require higher throughput and advanced control. In addition to advanced high-speed feed rates, the...

  • Factors to Consider When Choosing a Feeder

    September 12, 2008

    Paul Matarazzo Paul Matarazzo Acrison Inc. Choosing the right dry-solids feeder for an application can be a challenging undertaking. Arming yourself with the necessary...

  • The Proper Design of a Hygienic Feeder

    September 2, 2008

    By Jason Parpart and Steve Becker, Schenck AccuRate Specifying a hygienic bulk solids feeder is not a simple task. The wide variety of requirementsneeded for specific applications is similar in scope to explosion-proof environmental requirement variations. However, unlike explosion-proof...

  • Stainless Steel Vibratory Feeder

    August 12, 2008

    The MECHATRON Coni-Steel Vibro Feeder meters a wide variety of powders, granules, chips, flakes, and fibers. With a maintenance-free feed chute, dry solid materials are gently metered for applications in the plastics, food, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. A conical hopper ensures...