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  • Manufacturer Reports Cost Savings, Reduced Machine Downtime from MaxUp Advantage

    June 5, 2014

        A large Midwest pulp and paper plant was experiencing long, frequent machine downtime delays related to parts. It had approximately $2 million worth of spare parts inventory, but never seemed to have the parts needed at the right time.     The client imported its...

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  • Malvern Instruments to Acquire MicroCal Business from GE Healthcare Life Sciences

    June 4, 2014

    Malvern Instruments Ltd has entered into an agreement with GE Healthcare Life Sciences to acquire the company’s MicroCal microcalorimetry business. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is expected to complete in the third quarter of...

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  • Dynatrol Level Indicators for Bulk Solids

    June 3, 2014

    Dynatrol level detectors can operate as high-, mid-, and low-level indicators for bulk solids materials ranging from low-density flakes and powders to pellets and heavy granular materials. The durable level detectors contain no moving parts, gaskets, or seals, and rely on mechanical oscillations to...

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  • Level Indication for Ultra-High Temperatures

    June 2, 2014

    Rotonivo rotary paddle level indicators can be used for applications ranging from simple to the most vigorous. Features include exclusive universal voltage for AC/DC, high temperatures to 2012°F, food-grade stainless wetted parts including threads, flush-mounted sanitary process connections to...

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  • LPW Technology Establishes New U.S. Subsidiary

    May 28, 2014

    LPW Technology, a global leader in the development and supply of optimized metal powders for additive manufacturing (AM), has formally established a U.S. subsidiary, LPW Technology Inc. Opening in June 2014, the LPW Technology Inc. office will be situated in Pittsburgh, and will provide local...

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  • Vecoplan Names LaGoe Director of Project Management

    May 28, 2014

    Vecoplan LLC, a leading manufacturer of mechanical systems for processing waste and biomass, has named Mike LaGoe director of project management. LaGoe has worked as a manager in Vecoplan’s Project Engineering department since 2011, and brings 15 years of engineering management...

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  • Free Powder Sample Testing Evaluates Powder Behavior and Flowablilty

    May 27, 2014

    Brookfield Engineering Laboratories offers free powder sample testing using its PFT Powder Flow Tester to characterize a powder’s behavior and flowability. The testing determines flow function, wall friction, arching diameter, and bulk density as a function of consolidation stresses. Shear...

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  • Monitor Introduces In-Line Mass Flow Measurement Sensor

    May 20, 2014

    Monitor Technologies introduces a mass flow sensor that measures the flow of quantities in pneumatic conveying and free-falling processes. The sensor is based on Microwave Doppler effect technology, and provides fast, in-line measuring without the use of weight scales. The sturdy, non-intrusive...

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  • Hardy Releases New Weight Processors for Bulk Weighing Applications

    May 19, 2014

    Hardy Process Solutions has released both EtherNet/IP and Profibus-DP versions of its HI 6500 series of weight processors. The Hi 6500 series has a large, bright multi-channel display and delivers fast, high-resolution weight readings. The family also includes built-in Modbus, Ethernet and Analog...

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  • An Introduction to Powders

    May 16, 2014

    Whether as raw materials, intermediates, or final products, powders are integral to a huge range of industrial processes, contributing to some 80% of all manufactured goods.      “Powder are used to produce many of the products we value most in daily life,” says Tim...

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