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  • Freeman Appoints Asia Pacific GM, Confirms Distribution Agreement in China

    October 9, 2012

    Powder characterization company Freeman Technology (Tewkesbury, UK) has announced significant expansion into Asia with the appointment of Dr. Nishil Malde as general manager for Asia Pacific, and the extension of its distribution agreement with Asia specialists DKSH, to now include China....

  • Freeman Technology Co-Sponsoring Pharmaceutical Course

    October 2, 2012

    Freeman Technology is joining Gericke, Glatt, and K-Tron to sponsor a three-day course, organized by Mixing Consultants Inc., designed for pharmaceutical manufacturing professionals. Featuring a completely new program delivered by academic experts from Rutgers University and recognized...

  • Sitrans Lut400 Ultrasonic Controller for Level Measurement

    October 1, 2012

    Siemens Industry Automation Div. offers the Sitrans LUT400 series ultrasonic controllers with 1mm measuring accuracy. These new controllers offer high accuracy and ensure consistently precise measurements. The compact, single-point ultrasonic controllers continuously monitor and control level in...

  • Moving Laser Diffraction from the Lab to the Production Process

    September 27, 2012

    In a new presentation from Malvern Instruments entitled, “Moving laser diffraction from the laboratory into the production process”, product group manager Dr. Paul Kippax discusses the benefits and challenges of taking laboratory-based particle sizing out into the production process....

  • Solids Level Detection Using High-Power Technology

    September 20, 2012

    How many more technologies will emerge in the world market for measuring continuous level for solids? With all of the level technologies available, it is becoming difficult to make a wise selection of which one will provide the best results. Many factors are involved in deciding which technology is...

  • ORB Remote Inventory Management System

    August 24, 2012

    The ORB remote inventory management system transforms inventory and process data into management information that can increase productivity and reduce supply chain costs. The ORB provides a means of gathering and transmitting real-time inventory and process information. The information can be...

  • Webinar Focuses on Optimizing Granulation

    August 23, 2012

    A recently recorded webinar from Malvern Instruments highlights the benefits of real-time particle sizing for the effective monitoring and control of granulation processes. Granulation is a widely applied unit operation, especially in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, with operators...

  • Vibrating Rod for Hazardous Locations

    August 22, 2012

    The standard VR-21 vibrating rod level sensor and solid extended VR-41 vibrating rod level sensors are now approved in the U.S. and Canada to CSA standards for Class II, Division 1, Groups E, F, and G, and Class III for hazardous locations. Enclosure type certifications for these models includes...

  • Auto-Set Power Shield

    August 14, 2012

    4B has designed an extended power shield for the Auto-Set series of RF capacitance point level indicators for use with bulk granular solids and powders. The power shield creates a barrier and enables the unit to ignore material built up on the probe, preventing false readings. The Auto-Set is now...

  • Model RH/RHX Bin Level Indicator

    August 14, 2012

    The Model RH rotary paddle bin level indicator incorporates locally visible high intensity LED indication as a standard feature. It combines the local indication of the alarm status with four shaft bearings, a DPDT relay output that is fail-safe on power failure, automatic motor shutoff, and many...