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  • New App Determines Fill Rates and Tooling Requirements

    December 2, 2014

    Figuring out proper tooling requirements to achieve targeted fill rates used to be a challenging endeavor. The new RevCalc App from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery is a useful resource for anyone that works with auger fillers. Simply input the product density and target weight of the product being...

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  • Factors to Consider When Investing in Powder Testing Technology

    December 2, 2014

    Across the industries that process and manufacture powders - whether as intermediates or finished products - a wide variety of testing methods are applied to quantify powder characteristics. This means that there is considerable choice when it comes to investing in powder testing technology. Powder...

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  • Siemens Drives Forward Digitalization of Industrial Automation

    December 1, 2014

    By expanding its integral portfolio of hardware, software and services, Siemens is driving forward the digitalization of industrial automation. “Siemens recognized digitalization as the most powerful lever for industrial growth right from an early stage, and has consistently expanded its...

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  • Examining Mechanisms of Powder Caking

    December 1, 2014

    Freeman Technology has published a new white paper that describes extensive experimental studies examining the multiple mechanisms that lead to powder caking. Caking is a routinely encountered problem within powder handling applications which compromises productivity and increases waste....

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  • Particle Size Analysis with Dry & Wet Sieving

    November 21, 2014

    Accurately determining the particle size distribution of incoming materials and confirming the specifications of final product is imperative in any powder processing application. Pneumatic sieving offers an efficient and economical technique for analyzing materials with a high level of accurate and...

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  • New Guidance on Using Automated Imaging for Agglomerate Detection

    November 17, 2014

    Malvern Instruments has released new guidance on using automated image analysis to detect and quantify agglomerates. The ability of uncontrolled agglomeration to substantially impact the performance and value of powder products makes efficient agglomerate detection vital across a number of...

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  • Malvern Systems Help Measure Performance-Defining Properties of AM Powders

    November 12, 2014

    Particle characterization systems from Malvern Instruments are helping LPW Technology, a UK-based global supplier of metal powders, to provide certified powders for additive manufacturing (AM) applications in the aerospace, automotive, and biomedical sectors. Particle size and shape are performance...

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  • Transport and Management of AM Powders

    November 11, 2014

    LPW Technology, a market leader in the development and supply of metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), offers two new products that enable higher efficiency and better quality control (QC) in AM.   “As the application of AM grows it is becoming increasingly important to...

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  • Quick Action Lab Stand

    October 29, 2014

    Brookfield Engineering is making viscosity measurement easier with the new Model QB Quick Action Lab Stand. The spring-loaded Model QB simplifies your testing process. With the push of a button, the viscometer glides up and down, allowing for quick positioning, rapid sample change, and improved...

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