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  • 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...

  • New EDEM Software Improves Integration with Computer-Aided Engineering

    April 10, 2014

    The latest EDEM software release from DEM Solutions Ltd enhances the connectivity of EDEM with other Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) tools. Version 2.6 implements the company’s strategy to make EDEM highly integrated with other CAE tools. The new software offers the benefit of forty...

  • Conveyor Belt Alignment Control

    April 8, 2014

    Conveyor Component’s Model VA belt alignment control protects valuable conveyor belts from severe damage caused by belt misalignment, prevents costly downtime, and increases production. Designed for use on bucket elevators, the Model VA ensures that belts are tracking properly. Normally...

  • Grainger Offers NCC Dust Collector Sequential Timer Controls

    April 3, 2014

    W.W. Grainger Inc. now offers dust collector sequential timer controls from Ametek National Controls Corp (NCC). The NCC models included are DNC-T2003 through DNC-T2032 output sequencers that are used either for pulse-jet type dust collectors or pneumatic conveying systems in either continuous or...

  • Inventory Monitoring Software

    March 21, 2014

    BinMaster introduces a new version of the eBob software designed to help users gather real-time inventory data from storage bins. The eBob program works in conjunction with SmartBob remote level sensors to provide measurement data to personal computers. The new release of eBob version 5.2 includes...

  • Intersystems Names Beyer VP of Operations

    March 18, 2014

    Bulk material handling products and industrial sampling systems manufacturer, Intersystems, has named Barry Beyer as vice president of operations. Beyer brings a long history of successfully building and training highly productive teams, improving processes, reducing costs, minimizing downtime...

  • Strain Gauge Weighing Sensors

    March 12, 2014

    Kistler-Morse Microcell strain gauge weighing sensors transform a silo, tank, or other vessel into a scale. This bolt-on technology provides continuous measurement of bulk material in in storage vessels. The sensors are highly sensitive, thermally stable, semiconductor strain gauges that bolt...

  • Touch-Screen Enhances Silo Weight Display

    March 11, 2014

    Scale-Tron introduces a new touch-screen display for its SiloWeigh silo and admix tank inventory system. With two sizes of touch screen, the 4-in. can display up to four vessels, and the 7-in. up to 16 vessels, showing the levels of the contents as bar graphs plus digital displays of weight in tons...

  • Capacitive Sensors

    March 10, 2014

    Advantages of the Normline series of sensors include a recessed 20 turn potentiometer, no pre-dampening on non-flush models, larger diameter sensors, and simultaneous NO and NC outputs on all DC models. The adjustment potentiometer is hidden under a flap which makes bumping into and turning the...