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  • Explosion-Proof Bucket Elevator Alignment Control

    July 21, 2014

    The explosion-proof Model VA-X bucket elevator alignment control is designed to indicate when the head or boot section of a bucket elevator drifts too far out of alignment. It can be used to signal a problem or simply shut down the bucket elevator leg. The Model VA-X control device has a sequential...

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  • Should My Material Be Tested On-Site?

    July 21, 2014

    In the past, we have discussed flow properties testing and the need for this type work to ensure reliable bin and hopper flow. The Jenike Shear Tester is a device that is recognized as the standard for testing bulk solids by ASTM (D-6128-97) in the U.S. and in Europe, and the test procedure is well...

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  • Online Chemical Mapping Provides Easy Chemical Inventory Management

    July 14, 2014

    MSDSonline, an innovator of sustainable cloud-based EHS solutions, announces an advancement in chemical inventory management with the launch of its new chemical mapping feature. Automatically available to subscribers of MSDSonline's advanced chemical management solutions, the feature gives...

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  • Venture Measurement Appoints VP/General Manager

    July 14, 2014

    Venture Measurement, manufacturer of the Bindicator, Kistler-Morse, and Niagara Meters brands, announces the appointment of Ben Gambrel as vice president & general manager.   Gambrel joined Venture’s parent company, Danaher Corp., in 2007 and was most recently responsible for...

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  • Freeman Technology Launches New Web Site for Powder Processing

    July 2, 2014

    Freeman Technology, a global leader in powder characterization, has launched a new Web site, providing an authoritative knowledge base for formulation scientists, process engineers, and product developers working with powders. The new site provides a detailed overview of the complexity of powders...

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  • High-Temp, High-Pressure Particulate Sensor

    June 27, 2014

    The FilterSense Model PS 10 particulate flow/emission sensor is engineered for harsh processes with high temperatures and high pressures. It is designed for applications such as coal gasification, fluid bed reactors in the plastics industry, kilns, high-temperature carbon black, and other...

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  • Particle Characterization System Combines Automated Imaging with Raman Spectroscopy

    June 27, 2014

    The Morphologi G3-ID from Malvern Instruments is a powerful particle characterization system that combines automated imaging with Raman spectroscopy. Using these technologies it delivers component specific particle size and shape distribution data for discrete populations within a powder blend. One...

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  • Programmable Motion Control with Two Signal Set Points

    June 25, 2014

    The new Model MSD-800 series motion sensing controls offer protection of indoor and outdoor rotating equipment such as screw conveyors, belt conveyor pulleys, rotary feeders, and bucket elevators from costly damage by continuously monitoring rotary speed. The Model MSD alerts the operator of a...

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  • The Particle Insight Size and Shape Analyzer

    June 20, 2014

    Particulate Systems’ Particle Insight is ideal for applications where the shape of raw materials – not just the diameter – is critical to the performance of the final product. The instrument offers up to 28 different shape parameters analyzed in real-time in either aqueous or...

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  • Classification of Silica Gels Using Particle Shape

    June 19, 2014

    Objective Silica gels are used for a variety of applications, the most common being as a desiccant found in packages in order to keep the contents dry.     Silica gels are also often used in chromatography column packing. Both the size and the shape of the silica have an effect...

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