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  • Electromechanical Plumb-Bob Silo Level Device

    October 16, 2015

    The NivoBob 4000 is an electromechanical plumb-bob silo level device that uses a single-pulley design and stainless steel tape in place of the typical braided polyester or steel cable. The advantages of this unit include greater tensile strength, a superior tape-scraper to prevent fouling of...

  • 4B Components Names National Sales Manager

    October 9, 2015

    4B Components Ltd, a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components for bucket elevators and conveyors, announces the recent hiring of Randy Longbrake as national sales manager for the material handling division. Longbrake comes with a wealth of experience from within...

  • Particle Size and Shape App for Smartphones

    October 8, 2015

    Vision Analytical Inc. releases a new version of the Particle Insight smartphone app for iPhone and iPad. Particle size is an important parameter for the monitoring of raw materials in many industries. Particle shape using Dynamic Image Analysis is also becoming a popular technique offering more...

  • Microwave Solids Flow Measurement

    October 5, 2015

    The second generation Solidflow is a new and improved mass flow measurement system developed for solids that are pneumatically conveyed or in free-fall condition. Using the latest microwave technology, a measuring field is created in a metallic pipe. The microwave energy is reflected by the...

  • Measuring Bulk Solids on a Conveyor

    October 2, 2015

    Many industrial operations need to make mass flow measurements of dry bulk solid materials on conveyor belts, and on screw and chain conveyors (Figure 1). Typical industrial applications include moving materials at mine sites, paper mills, and power plants, as well as bulk material blending....

  • Inventory Monitoring Software for Level Sensors

    September 30, 2015

    BinMaster announces new eBob software that is compatible with solid level sensors used on bins, tanks, and silos. The new program works with a wide variety of sensors including the 3DLeveScanner, SmartBob cable-based sensors, ultrasonic, magnetostrictive, and pressure transducers used for level...

  • Triboelectric Monitor Detects Filter Leaks, Failures

    September 29, 2015

    The DustAlarm dust monitor or "broken bag" detector is designed to continuously monitor for filter failures and leaking filters in the exhaust ducts of bag houses, cartridge collectors, cyclones, and other dust collection systems containing filters that may break or wear out with time....

  • Endress+Hauser Announces New Rep

    September 23, 2015

    Forberg Scientific Inc. is now Endress+Hauser’s exclusive representative for Wisconsin and Northern Michigan. Together, Endress+Hauser and Forberg provide an offering of products, services, and solutions for food and beverage, chemical, water/wastewater, life sciences, power and energy,...

  • Self-Validating Particulate Sensor for EPA Compliance

    September 23, 2015

    This continuous particulate emission monitor and filter leak detector incorporates automatic zero and span for self validation for EPA, ISO, and pharmaceutical compliance checks. The self-validating features combined with field-proven induction-sensing and insulated-probe technologies provide...

  • Taking Product Samples from Containers or In-Line

    September 21, 2015

    Checking your product during processing is very important to maintain quality. But how do you safely take a representative sample without having to shut down the whole process? Van Beek has developed the easy-to-clean Sample Screw for this purpose. This machine takes representative product...