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  • Screen Feeder for Dry Granular Material

    August 26, 2015

    The Kraus K-Type screen feeder is a screen and feeder combination using a single or double deck screen with a brute force drive and a single electric vibrating motor. It is ideal for screening dry granular material from 1 in. down to 100 mesh particle size. The K-Type screen feeder can be flood fed...

  • Inclined Twin Screw Feeder for Pork Rind Handling

    August 20, 2015

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied Essentia Protein Solutions Ltd, a leading protein producer for the food processing industry, with a stainless steel hopper and inclined screw feeder to improve throughput, handling, and inspection of pork rind at the company’s West...

  • Prater Offers New Preventative Maintenance Program

    August 6, 2015

    Prater Industries announces its new preventative maintenance and service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, a factory-trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections, and required services...

  • Feeder System for Ceramics

    August 3, 2015

    Recently, 3SigmaSystems commissioned a new bulk bag unloader/loss-in-weight batching system for the ceramics industry. The system features the Model FP54 BBU to properly refill the LIW feeder upon demand. A Model SS18 GeoMate feeder was provided to batch both ceramic powder (-325 mesh) and ceramic...

  • Flexible Screw Conveyors Used As Feeders

    July 31, 2015

    Spiroflow flexible screw conveyors (FSCs), often used as feeders, provide a dust-free, low-energy, low-maintenance, and low-cost feeding solution. Accuracies of 3-5% are typical when using a flexible screw conveyor as a volumetric feeder, depending on the size of the screw conveyor and the product...

  • Vibratory Feeders for Heavy Materials

    July 30, 2015

    Eriez C and A Series feeders are ideally suited for heavy material applications requiring feeders to operate under heavy loads. These light- and medium-duty units feed and control material flows at rates ranging from a few pounds to many tons per hour with stability, control, and accuracy. They...

  • FlexWall 20 Feeder

    July 24, 2015

    The Brabender FlexWall 20 feeder is a new member of the FlexWall feeder family. It is also equipped with a polyurethane hopper massaged by two external paddles providing real mass flow of ingredient. The feeder is capable of metering even poor-flowing ingredients at low feed rates of just a few kg/...

  • Totally Enclosed Vibrating Feeder Introduced

    July 23, 2015

    Carman Industries introduces a totally enclosed vibrating feeder with high trough sides and bolt-on covers. The totally enclosed design eliminates the need for a static skirt with flexible connector seal. By eliminating the static skirt and flexible seal, the totally enclosed design of the...

  • Managing Refills for a LIW Gravimetric Feeder

    July 20, 2015

    One of the questions we often get asked as applications engineers is, “How do I account for refills in my continuous Loss in Weight gravimetric feeder?”      There are two philosophies. One is to design the feeder for less frequent larger refills, while the other is...