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  • New On-Line Moisture Measurement Gauge Introduced

    September 9, 2016

    NDC Technologies introduces the PrediktIR gauge for the on-line moisture measurement of bulk materials during processing. The new PrediktIR gauge meets the demands of bulk processors looking for a basic on-line moisture measurement solution that is stable and accurate. The new PrediktIR...

  • Level Switches for Dust Collectors

    September 7, 2016

    The Dynatrol DJ level switch is designed for application to either high or low point level detection of bulk solids. The DJ detector operates successfully on applications such as baghouses, cyclone separators, and above airlocks. Consistent results have been achieved on sawdust, wood fiber, grains...

  • Mettler Toledo Plans New State-of-the-Art Facility

    August 23, 2016

    The Mettler Toledo Product Inspection Division will be building a new state-of-the-art facility to accommodate the growth of its business throughout the Americas. The new facility is expected to be completed in late 2017, and will be located 15 miles north of the division's current site in...

  • New Bulk Material Simulation Software Released

    August 10, 2016

    EDEM, a Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist, has released EDEM 2017, featuring a GPU solver engine, a new interface, and key enhancements in usability and performance that further streamline simulation workflow. The latest release includes access to a GPU solver engine that has been...

  • New Chemical-Free Moisture Analyzer Unveiled

    August 9, 2016

    Twenty years after Computrac introduced the first true chemical-free Karl Fischer alternative, the company is unveiling the Vapor Pro XL (VPXL). The VPXL features an upgraded heater, increased control over testing temperatures, and an advanced touchscreen user interface. It is also compatible with...

  • Hardy Celebrates 20th Anniversary of First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

    August 8, 2016

    Hardy Process Solutions is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules. Hardy was the first weighing company to engineer and manufacture PLC plug-in weight modules, which are used in applications including: batching/blending, filling/dispensing,...

  • New QR Codes Let Your Balance Do the Talking

    August 3, 2016

    One of the most important customer support requirements for any product is fast service response to technical issues. But finding who to contact and describing what is happening can be time-consuming. Additionally, it does not always help the service provider understand the problem. This is...

  • New Non-Contact Laser Level Transmitter

    July 21, 2016

    ABB introduces the LLT100 laser level transmitter that provides continuous, non-contact level measurement of any solid. This product meets the demands of process automation and inventory management in industries such as mining, aggregates, oil and gas, chemicals, food and beverages, power, pulp and...

  • Tips & Tricks for Good Moisture Results

    July 19, 2016

    “Moisture Matters: Tips & Tricks for Good Moisture Results” is available for download and as a printed poster in A0 format (in select countries) in multiple languages. This clear visual guide helps promote good instrument, sample, and method handling protocols when performing...

  • Accurate and Fast Bulk Density Test Method

    July 18, 2016

    Perhaps the number one test currently in use for bulk solids characterization is a tapped bulk density test. This simplistic test has been used for decades. Inexpensive and quick, it supplies a value that is calculated as the difference in volume from a container or graduated cylinder that is...