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  • BinMaster Introduces Adjustable Rotary for High Level Detection

    March 7, 2014

    BinMaster introduces a new adjustable rotary level indicator for use as a high-level indicator in bins, tanks, and silos. This top-mounted rotary features an adjustable coupling that can be moved up and down the length of a rigid shaft extension that allows the rotary to be adjusted to accommodate...

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  • Endress+Hauser Releases FMR5X Radar Level Transmitters

    March 7, 2014

    Endress+Hauser introduces the Micropilot FMR5X series of free space radar level transmitters. The FMR5X has software with multi-echo tracking algorithms and functions to suppress interference echoes, providing accuracy up to ±0.078 in. for level measurement of bulk solids. The FMR5X can be...

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  • Micromeritics, ETH Zurich Presenting Advanced Porous Materials Workshop

    March 7, 2014

    Jointly organized by Micromeritics Instrument Corp. and ETH Zurich, a two-day advanced porous materials workshop will take place June 2–3, 2014, at the ETH Zurich Hönggerberg campus, located on the outskirts of Zurich, Switzerland. Lectures by leading international experts will...

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  • Emerging Computational Tools for Predicting Mixing of Bulk Solids

    March 6, 2014

    Mixing of bulk solids is a critical operation in many manufacturing processes. One commonly encountered problem is a blender’s poor performance caused either by a variation of the powder material properties or operating conditions. A link between these independent variables in the process to...

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  • Solids Flow Monitors for Pneumatic Conveying Lines

    March 6, 2014

    Monitor Technologies' Model SFD-2 and SFI solids flow detectors provide analog or relay outputs to indicate the flow/no-flow condition of powder and bulk solids materials in pneumatic conveying lines, as well as chutes and feeders. These non-intrusive, low-maintenance units...

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  • DIN Rail Weight Transmitter with PLC Connectivity

    March 6, 2014

    The model 201 weight transmitter offers sample rates of up to 200 samples per second. Standard communication protocols include serial interface RS232/RS485, mini USB-B, Analog (0-10V or 4-20mA), Ethernet TCP/IP, EIP, and Modbus TCP, making it easy to connect to a PC, PLC, and other smart devices....

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  • Compact Motion Sensing Control

    March 6, 2014

    The Model CMS is a dependable, compact motion sensing control designed to protect valuable rotating equipment including belt conveyors, bucket elevators, rotary feeders, or screw conveyors from costly damage and downtime caused by equipment malfunction. Available with up to two circuits the control...

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  • DEM Concepts and Applications Panel

    March 5, 2014

    A Keynote Technology Panel on Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) Concepts and Applications will take place Wednesday, May 7, 9am-10am, at the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, IL. Topics will include: •    Proper uses and applications •...

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  • Using Particle Size & Shape Analysis to Solve Powder Challenges

    March 5, 2014

    Solving Powder Challenges Using Particle Size and Particle Shape Analysis, a featured Technology Workshop at the fast-approaching Powder & Bulk Solids Conference, will be held Tuesday, May 6, 3:15pm-4:45pm. Measuring the particle size and shape of powders is a common requirement for the...

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  • Electromechanical Plumb Bob Level Device

    March 5, 2014

    The Nivobob 3300 electromechanical plumb bob level device is specifically designed for the detection of the solid salt layer in a brine generation system. With separate housing compartments for the process and electrical side, there is no chance of fouling of the electronics due to conditions...

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