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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Bag Leak Detection and Solids Flow Monitoring

    June 18, 2014

    Auburn’s TRIBO.dsp U3000 series of electrostatic/triboelectric (TRIBO) bag leak detectors, emission monitors and solids flow monitors effectively measure dust emissions and dry solids flow from a wide variety of industrial processes including chemicals, food, pharmaceuticals, metals, cement...

  • BinMaster Introduces Compact Vibrating Rod for Small Bins

    June 13, 2014

    BinMaster introduces the new CVR-625 mini vibrating rod, a compact point level control designed for use in small bins and hoppers where other level sensors will not fit. The new version features an updated design that allows for the detection of light materials with a bulk density as low as two....

  • AutoPore V Series Mercury Intrusion Porosimeters Provide Advanced Performance and Safety

    June 9, 2014

    In addition to offering speed, accuracy, and a wide measurement range, mercury porosimetry also permits the calculation of numerous sample properties such as pore size distributions, total pore volume, total pore surface area, median pore diameter, and sample densities (bulk and skeletal)....

  • Hawk Measurement Offers New Generation of Gladiator Microwave Products

    June 9, 2014

    Hawk Measurement Systems, a leading global provider of level, positioning, and flow measurement technology, announces the release of the new generation Gladiator microwave. The new generation microwave is 50 times more sensitive and uses circular polarization rather than linear polarization. Not...

  • 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...

  • 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...