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  • Shovel Mixes Solids in Horizontal Units

    May 7, 2015

    Lödige Maschinenbau GmbH offers a new type of shovel for mixing solids in horizontal Ploughshare mixers. Due to the design of the patented High Efficiency Shovel (HES), it requires less drive power compared to a standard shovel, resulting in energy savings. In contrast to standard shovels...

  • Revised Compounding System is More Energy Efficient

    May 6, 2015

    The Kombiplast KP compounding system from Coperion, Stuttgart, Germany, is now available in a revised version with improved performance. More compact and more energy-efficient than its predecessor, this new model achieves better product quality at a higher throughput rate. The Kombiplast...

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center to Spur Education, Research

    May 1, 2015

    Bulk solids education in America gets a home this month with the opening of the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS. The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the first facility dedicated to bulk solids research and education in the U.S., and is expected to serve as a...

  • Multi-Shaft Mixers with Interchangeable Vessels, Cover Option

    April 27, 2015

    Ross multi-shaft mixers supplied with interchangeable mixing vessels now come with an optional special cover equipped with propeller blades to ensure product uniformity during storage and discharge. Shown are 15-gal multi-shaft mixers featuring a three-wing anchor agitator, high-speed...

  • Bulk Bag and Bag Dump Pneumatic Batching/Blending System

    April 27, 2015

    This in-line pneumatic batching system allows simultaneous weigh batching of major ingredients supplied in bulk bags and manual dumping of pre-weighed minor ingredients, and blending of the material while a subsequent batch is accumulated. Bulk bag dischargers are mounted on load cells, allowing...

  • Custom-Engineered Rotary and Pugmill Mixers

    April 27, 2015

    Heyl & Patterson custom engineers industrial rotary and pugmill mixers to cost-effectively blend large continuous batches of wet or dry material, such as powders, slurries, and pastes, to create a homogeneous finished product. These mixers are also used in the recovery process of...

  • Processing Equipment Manufacturers See Continued Growth, Dollar Worries

    April 24, 2015

    By Joe Florkowski The rest of 2015, as well as 2016, are expected to be strong years for the members of the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA), but concerns about the labor force and the strengthening American dollar are reasons for pause, according to Charlie Ingram,...

  • New Granulation Unit Combines Mixing, Granulating, Drying

    April 23, 2015

    Developed by the Bosch subsidiary Hüttlin GmbH, the GranuLean combines the process steps of mixing, granulating, and drying for the manufacturing of pharmaceutical granules. “The name GranuLean stands for a lean and compact machine, which can be easily integrated into production...

  • Cost-Efficient Mixing Without Sacrificing Quality

    April 21, 2015

    Dinnissen Process Technology offers its latest Pandora End of Line Mixing concept for high-quality applications in the chemical, pharmaceutical, feed, and food sectors that require fast, gentle, and cost-efficient mixing solutions. The Pandora End of Line Mixing concept is especially suited for...

  • Rotary Drum Batch Mixer

    April 20, 2015

    The Continental Mk VIII 62-33/60s rotary drum batch mixer is designed to uniformly blend over 2000 lb of polymer powders in three minutes, and has the flexibility to also blend 200-lb batches. Constructed of stainless steel, the Mk VIII Rollo-Mixer has 33 cu ft of working load volume, and is loaded...