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  • Free Powder Sample Testing Evaluates Powder Behavior and Flowablilty

    May 27, 2014

    Brookfield Engineering Laboratories offers free powder sample testing using its PFT Powder Flow Tester to characterize a powder’s behavior and flowability. The testing determines flow function, wall friction, arching diameter, and bulk density as a function of consolidation stresses. Shear...

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  • Monitor Introduces In-Line Mass Flow Measurement Sensor

    May 20, 2014

    Monitor Technologies introduces a mass flow sensor that measures the flow of quantities in pneumatic conveying and free-falling processes. The sensor is based on Microwave Doppler effect technology, and provides fast, in-line measuring without the use of weight scales. The sturdy, non-intrusive...

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  • Hardy Releases New Weight Processors for Bulk Weighing Applications

    May 19, 2014

    Hardy Process Solutions has released both EtherNet/IP and Profibus-DP versions of its HI 6500 series of weight processors. The Hi 6500 series has a large, bright multi-channel display and delivers fast, high-resolution weight readings. The family also includes built-in Modbus, Ethernet and Analog...

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  • An Introduction to Powders

    May 16, 2014

    Whether as raw materials, intermediates, or final products, powders are integral to a huge range of industrial processes, contributing to some 80% of all manufactured goods.      “Powder are used to produce many of the products we value most in daily life,” says Tim...

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  • Baumann Named Managing Director for Brookfield Germany

    May 12, 2014

    Brookfield announces the appointment of Gerhard Baumann as the new managing director for Brookfield GmbH headquartered in Lorch, Baden-Wuerttemberg.   Baumann takes responsibility for the full line of Brookfield laboratory instruments including viscometers, rheometers, circulating water...

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  • DEM Keynote Tech Panel Kicks Off Day Two of Powder Show

    May 7, 2014

    “DEM is going to replace the need for experimentation,” according to Alan Roberts, professor emeritus, University of Newcastle/founding director, TUNRA Bulk Solids. The second day of the Powder & Bulk Solids Conference – the dry processing and bulk solids handling industry...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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