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  • Industry Professionals Overflow Conference Rooms at Powder Show

    May 7, 2014

    Conference rooms were filled to capacity and more as the revamped 2014 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference got underway Tuesday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  A standing-room only throng turned out for the opening Keynote Technology Panel on...

  • Brookfield Celebrates 80th Anniversary

    May 6, 2014

    Brookfield Engineering, Middleboro, MA, is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2014. The company began in 1933 when Donald Brookfield, Sr. envisioned a new, unconventional approach to measuring viscosity. His experimentation with motors and springs in the basement of his family’s home...

  • Real-Time Dust Monitor Measures Dangerous Concentrations of Inhalable Dust

    May 6, 2014

    The new CEL-712 Microdust Pro uses a laser diode based light-scattering sensor to instantly detect dangerous concentrations of airborne particles and aerosols in the workplace, for spot checks and walk-through surveys, or when performing continuous evaluation of fast-changing environments. It can...

  • Cable-Operated Safety Stop Control

    April 28, 2014

    The Model RS safety stop control is a heavy-duty safety stop control that provides a quick positive shut off of dangerous equipment in emergencies. It is actuated by a cable pulled by endangered personnel. The outputs of the Model RS can control up to four separate circuits and can include one for...

  • Quick Five-Point Flow Function Test Saves Time, Improves Quality

    April 25, 2014

    Brookfield’s Quick 5-Point Flow Function Test is now integrated into Powder Flow Pro Software, version 1.3 (build 23). This quick new test can be accomplished in about 16 minutes, compared to the Standard 5-Point Flow Function Test that takes about 25 minutes to complete. This considerable...

  • Particle Size and Shape Analyzer with Advanced Software

    April 23, 2014

    The Haver Tyler CPA 2-1 is the newest member of W.S. Tyler’s photo-optical particle size and shape analyzers. The unit is ideally designed for laboratory use for measuring dry, free-flowing, and non-agglomerating particles. The exclusive Haver software performs a correlation calculation,...

  • Tilt Level Controls

    April 17, 2014

    Conveyor Components has designed a new line of tilt level controls. The new Model CT control units are enclosed in rugged cast aluminum housings and equipped with LED indicators lights and shock-resistant surface-mount PC boards. They are UL listed and available in three different models for use in...

  • Texture Training Key to Improved QC Analysis

    April 15, 2014

    QC testing plays a more prominent role in the success of a product than ever before. Whether it’s a package that won’t open, crackers that have no snap, an adhesive bandage that won’t stay attached, or skin creams that won’t spread, in todays marketplace textural...

  • Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant to Rutgers University

    April 11, 2014

    Micromeritics’ Instrument Grant Committee has selected its latest grant recipient. A 3Flex Surface Characterization Analyzer has been awarded to the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers University. “Our main research areas are the development of novel and...

  • Portable Stroke Monitor

    April 10, 2014

    General Kinematics, a leader in vibratory bulk handling solutions, recently unveiled its new portable stroke monitor that quickly checks the performance of vibratory equipment by monitoring the stroke of the machine. Simply attach the magnetic Bluetooth sensor to your vibratory equipment and...