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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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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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