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  • HumiCore In-Line Moisture Measurement System

    December 11, 2014

    Monitor Technologies’ HumiCore moisture measurement sensor uses high-frequency field technology to provide fast, reliable measurements with typical accuracies of 0.1% to 0.3%. HumiCore measures the moisture inside the material core, not just at the surface. It is a continuous in-line system...

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  • Laser Level Gauge Aids Ore Crusher Jaws at Nickel Mine

    December 10, 2014

    Vale, a global mining company headquartered in Brazil and present in more than 30 countries, recently opened a new nickel mine in Canada's Sudbury Basin in Worthington, Ontario. Called the Totten Mine, it's the company's first in this basin in more than 40 years.     ...

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  • Optalign Smart Machinery Alignment System Sensor

    December 8, 2014

    The RS5 sensor is a smarter, faster, and highly accurate sensor for the mid-range shaft alignment market segment. Its XL HD detector, combined with the powerful InfiniRange functionality makes its measurement range virtually unlimited, even over long spans of 33 ft. Its 5-axis technology makes it...

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  • Free Webinar on Solving Moisture Problems in Powders

    December 3, 2014

    On December 10, 2014 at 11am ET, Brady Carter, Decagon Devices research scientist, will present a free webinar, Solving Moisture Problems in Powders. Carter will educate attendees on how to avoid caking, stickiness, reduced flow, crystallization, and other moisture-related problems in powders...

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  • New Radar Ideal for Dusty Environments

    December 2, 2014

    Bindicator MP Series is a microwave, pulse radar that is used to determine the level of bulk solids in silos or tanks. Used in some of the tallest silos, the MP70 model has a measuring distance of up to 230 ft. Transmitting at a frequency of 26GHz with a narrow beam angle of eight degrees, the MP...

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  • Partnership Helps Automate Research Feed Mill Project at KSU

    December 2, 2014

    Control Assemblies has partnered with Tatsoft, a Houston-based application framework developer, following a successful joint-application of an innovative platform that helped automate a research feed mill project at Kansas State University. Control Assemblies will join Tatsoft’s solution...

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  • New App Determines Fill Rates and Tooling Requirements

    December 2, 2014

    Figuring out proper tooling requirements to achieve targeted fill rates used to be a challenging endeavor. The new RevCalc App from Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery is a useful resource for anyone that works with auger fillers. Simply input the product density and target weight of the product being...

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  • Factors to Consider When Investing in Powder Testing Technology

    December 2, 2014

    Across the industries that process and manufacture powders - whether as intermediates or finished products - a wide variety of testing methods are applied to quantify powder characteristics. This means that there is considerable choice when it comes to investing in powder testing technology. Powder...

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  • Siemens Drives Forward Digitalization of Industrial Automation

    December 1, 2014

    By expanding its integral portfolio of hardware, software and services, Siemens is driving forward the digitalization of industrial automation. “Siemens recognized digitalization as the most powerful lever for industrial growth right from an early stage, and has consistently expanded its...

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  • Examining Mechanisms of Powder Caking

    December 1, 2014

    Freeman Technology has published a new white paper that describes extensive experimental studies examining the multiple mechanisms that lead to powder caking. Caking is a routinely encountered problem within powder handling applications which compromises productivity and increases waste....

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