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  • Micro-Ingredient Feeder Has Interchangeable Modules

    November 12, 2015

    Coperion K-Tron offers a micro-feeder for feedrate capacity from 0.02 to 27 cu dm/hr. It includes interchangeable 12 and 16 mm twin and single screw feeding modules. The interchangeable twin to single screw feed modules provide versatility to handle a broad range of powders or granular...

  • New Volumetric Belt Feeder Is Highly Accurate

    November 11, 2015

    Designed for highly accurate +/- 1 to 1½% metering of all types of powders, pellets, and agglomerates, the new APB volumetric belt feeder is well suited for feeding of abrasive or friable materials and materials that have a tendency to smear or compress when being fed by a volumetric source...

  • RFM Volumetric Vibratory Feeder

    November 10, 2015

    The RFM volumetric vibratory feeder offers a compact, self-contained option for controlled and reliable flow of bulk materials and parts. Ensuring efficient and low-cost dumping and feeding into production process, this vibratory feeder improves production rates and product quality. Its...

  • Volumetric Auger Feeders

    November 9, 2015

    IPM Systems offers Barracuda series volumetric auger feeders. As a standalone component, a properly sized feeder can meter a specified amount of product into a finished package. As an integral part of a system, the same properly sized feeder can meter minor ingredients to a food batching system,...

  • Vibratory Feeder Helps Prevent Chipping and Breaking

    October 30, 2015

    With more than 65 years of experience developing desiccant formulas at its production facilities in Lake City, PA, Van Air Systems is the original manufacturer of several deliquescent desiccants for removing moisture from compressed air and gases. The products are used to dry biogas, landfill gas,...

  • Eriez Offers Equipment Rebuilds, Repairs, Re-Certification

    October 29, 2015

    The Eriez 5-Star Service Center, located at the company’s plant in Erie, PA, keeps equipment operating at peak performance to reduce downtime and enable maximum profitability. The state-of-the-art facility is fully staffed and equipped to handle customers’ rebuild, repair, and re-...

  • The Future of the Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    October 21, 2015

    Johnselvakumar Lawrence, the new research director at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center revealed some of the near and long-term plans for the center last week at Powder & Bulk Solids Texas in Houston. Lawrence talked about some of the capabilities of the center, as well...

  • Continuous Gravimetric Blending System

    October 12, 2015

    Coperion K-Tron offers a continuous gravimetric blending solution designed with the specific requirements of the plastics processing industry in mind. The K4G continuous gravimetric blender allow up to six feeders and vacuum sequencing receivers to be easily grouped around an extruder inlet,...

  • Enhanced Scale for High-Accuracy Loss-in-Weight Feeders

    September 24, 2015

    Coperion K-Tron offers the redesigned D5 scale for its high-accuracy loss-in-weight feeders. The new design encompasses a variety of improvements, including a focus on hygienic applications and ATEX 3D rating already in the basic version, making it ideal for any environment. Along with changes in...

  • Cleveland Vibrator Named Exclusive Distributor

    September 23, 2015

    Uras Techno, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vibratory motors, has appointed the Cleveland Vibrator Co. (CVC) as its exclusive distributor of rotary electric vibrators in the U.S. The full line of Uras KEE and SEE rotary electric vibrators is now marketed under the...