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  • Plattco Announces Industrial Valve Mobile Showroom Schedule

    July 28, 2014

    Plattco Corp., producer of advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, announced the schedule for the “Meet me at the truck” tour of its mobile showroom. Between August and December, the mobile showroom will visit companies in 15 states to provide free...

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  • Schenck Process’ LegalWeight Rail Scale Receives NTEP Certification and Legal-for-Trade Status

    July 28, 2014

    Schenck Process, a global leader of measuring and process technology solutions, announces its railcar weighing system has achieved legal-for-trade status in North America. The certification process is now complete and NTEP Certificate number 14-067 was issued to Schenck Process on July 23,...

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  • Static Dissipative Urethane Hose Features High Flex Life for Feeding Extruders

    July 23, 2014

    The FlexStat static dissipative polyurethane plastic pellet transfer hose promotes workplace safety and withstands suction cycling when feeding plastic extruders. It is specially formulated with a clear thermoplastic polyurethane that is reinforced with a rigid black external ABS helix and an...

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  • Should My Material Be Tested On-Site?

    July 21, 2014

    In the past, we have discussed flow properties testing and the need for this type work to ensure reliable bin and hopper flow. The Jenike Shear Tester is a device that is recognized as the standard for testing bulk solids by ASTM (D-6128-97) in the U.S. and in Europe, and the test procedure is well...

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  • Integrated Bin Filling Hopper for Tablet Dedusters

    July 15, 2014

    Pharma Technology Inc. introduces an integrated bin filling hopper for its PharmaFlex family of tablet dedusters. The hoppers, which come in sizes of 50 or 100 l, allow for the accumulation of tablets until in-process weight, thickness, and hardness control checks have been completed. These hoppers...

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  • Kansas State, Partners Break Ground on Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    July 15, 2014

    After five years of discussions, planning, and proposals, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is ready for construction following a groundbreaking ceremony on July 10.   "The Bulk Solids Innovation Center is a prime example of how Kansas State University...

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  • Bulk Bag Filling System with Pallet Dispenser

    July 14, 2014

    The new Material Master Powerfill high-output filling system features a Power-Lift system for powered fill head height adjustment and an Easy-Load rotary bag hanger system. These features bring the fill head and bag strap connection points to an ergonomic position directly in front of the operator...

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  • Conveyor Equipment Orders Increase 9.1%

    July 10, 2014

    The Conveyor Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) reports that its May 2014 booked orders increased 9.1% when compared to May 2013 orders and 1.1% when compared to April 2014 booked orders. May booked orders were up 1.3% for Bulk Handling Equipment and up 1.2% for Unit Handling Equipment...

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  • Grain Drying, Safety Management, Material Handling Courses

    July 8, 2014

    Registration is open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University Distance Education Program. GEAPS 524: Grain Drying, GEAPS 540: Safety Management for Grain Facilities and GEAPS 552: Materials Handling III run September 2-October 3....

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  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center Groundbreaking Set

    July 8, 2014

    A groundbreaking for the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will be at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 10, in the 600 block of North Front St. in Salina, KS. The public is welcome to attend.   The center is the project of Kansas State University with partners the Salina Area...

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