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  • Horiba Founder and Supreme Counsel Has Died

    July 27, 2015

    With great sadness, Horiba Ltd announces the death of the company founder and supreme counsel, Dr. Masao Horiba, who passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 14, 2015. He was 90 years old.   A private funeral service has already held by his family and a formal farewell is scheduled for...

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  • Micromeritics Scientist Elected to Expert Committee

    July 20, 2015

    Micromeritics senior pharmaceutical scientist Myke Scoggins, Ph.D., was recently elected to serve on the 2015–2020 Convention Cycle for the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP). The role of this expert committee is to develop new and revise existing general chapters related to...

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  • WirelessEZ Communication Interface for Continuous Level Sensors

    July 15, 2015

    Monitor Technologies is introducing the WirelessEZ communication interface (radio modem) as a practical option when wired half-duplex RS-485 communication is not feasible. Examples include to cross a river, to span a large facility, for remote locations, when property is...

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  • Solid State Level Sensor

    July 13, 2015

    Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc. introduces the SCL series capacitance point level sensor. The SCL series level switch eliminates the problems associated with many rotary paddle-style bin level indicators that fail because of moving parts, by using solid state capacitance sensing technology to detect the...

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  • DEM Solutions Launches EDEM eLearning Portal

    July 13, 2015

    DEM Solutions announces the launch of its EDEM eLearning portal – a key platform to support training and development for engineers and students in the field of Discrete Element Method (DEM) simulation. EDEM eLearning offers a range of online video courses developed by the DEM Solutions...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Installation and Introduction

    July 8, 2015

    Last month, Powder & Bulk Solids toured the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center located in Salina, KS. As part of the open house in June, Kansas State University provided a walking tour map along with a detailed list of materials and equipment provided to the center. More...

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  • Predicting Feeder Performance from Powder Flow Measurements

    July 8, 2015

    By Tim Freeman and Doug Millington-Smith, Freeman Technology, Ralf Weinekötter, Gericke AG Predicting the performance of processing equipment from measurements of powder properties is an important goal for the powder processing industries. This article describes new collaborative research...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Full-Scale Test Lab

    July 7, 2015

    The full-scale test lab at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the heart of what the center is intended to provide for students and industry workers. Here students will be able to see the equipment in action and learn what the difference is between dense phase pneumatic...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - First Floor

    July 7, 2015

    Besides the full scale test lab, there are other components to the first floor of the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center. The first floor contains laboratory spaceand a blower room, while the outside features a silo and dust collector for the facility. Room...

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  • New Particulate Monitoring System

    July 7, 2015

    The FilterSense PM 100 PRO particulate monitoring system features DynaCHARGE technology that allows for measurement sensitivity as low as 0.1 mg/cu m. With its advanced digital signal processor and full-color display, the PM100 PRO provides a wide range of value-added features making process...

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