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  • Powder Show Is Best Opportunity to Evaluate Equipment

    February 16, 2016

    Wyssmont has been exhibiting in the Powder Show since the first show in 1976, and I, personally, have attended every show. The show grew in size substantially over the years, filling up the exhibit hall in Rosemont, IL, even though the site was expanded several times. The large increase in the...

  • Vibra Screw Signs Exclusive License Agreement

    February 12, 2016

    Vibra Screw Inc. has expanded its vibratory feeder and conveyor lines through an exclusive license agreement with Mavi Maquinas Vibratorias Ltda, Brazil.   The agreement, covering North America, gives Vibra Screw access to Mavi's 50 years of experience, which has helped make them the...

  • Feeders Now Feature Electronic Pressure Compensation

    February 12, 2016

    Coperion K-Tron has introduced a new Electronic Pressure Compensation (EPC) system for its high-accuracy loss-in-weight feeders. The main advantages of the new system include improved accuracy and reliability, as well as lower initial cost and easier installation compared to traditional...

  • Dinnissen Process Technology

  • Solids Handling Equipment Aids Pyrolysis Project

    February 4, 2016

    Solids handling specialist Ajax Equipment is supplying hydrocarbon reclamation firm Recycling Technologies with waste handling equipment for the company’s waste-to-resource pyrolysis system. Ajax will provide a combined screw feeder and elevator, an agitated screw feeder with a plug...

  • Handle Cohesive Products with Live Bottom Screws

    January 29, 2016

    Those of you have read my column over the years know that I am a big proponent of screw feeders. Screws are reliable, robust, and can handle a range of products, but most importantly will maintain a mass flow pattern if designed properly (See Photo 1).   Most bulk solids require a mass...

  • Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Launches New Website

    January 26, 2016

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Inc. has launched a new website, www.meyerindustrial.com, that has new features, easy navigation, and is mobile friendly.   “We saw the need to provide our customers and visitors with a better online experience,” said Greg Buric, president of Wm. W....

  • APEC (Advanced Plant Engineering Contractors, Inc)

  • Feeder Solves Copper Sulfate Dosing Problems

    December 2, 2015

    The State of Washington has led the U.S. in the production of apples since 1920 and currently accounts for 70 percent of our nation’s output. In addition, the state is No. 1 in the production of cherries, grapes, and pears, with these four fruits representing a total production value of over...

  • Volumetric Screw Feeder/Seasoner

    December 1, 2015

    This food-grade volumetric screw feeder/seasoner was engineered for applications that require a reliable, repeatable method for dosing seasoning drums and tumble coaters. Engineered for an accurate +/-1% loss and weight metered feed, the PosiPortion volumetric screw feeder is specifically...