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  • Fully-Split, Air-Free Shaft Seal

    March 9, 2017

    MECO’s OFS Type-1 shaft seal is engineered for vacuum, low-pressure, and abrasive applications. The fully-split, air-free seal is custom-designed for existing process equipment or is tailored to OEM or end-users needs. The design tolerates both runout and thermal growth at moderate speeds. A...

  • Raabe Named CEO at Lodige Process Technology USA

    March 7, 2017

    Gebr. Lödige Maschinenbau GmbH, Paderborn, Germany, announces the appointment of Jeff Raabe as CEO of Lodige Process Technology USA, located in Florence, Kentucky. Raabe will lead the office in the U.S., which provides service and parts for Lödige equipment within North America and...

  • Multi-Functional Mixing System

    March 1, 2017

    The Ross VersaMix multi-shaft mixer is ideal for mixing pastes, creams, and gel-type products, with the capabilities of powder dispersion, emulsification, dissolution, deagglomeration, homogenization, heating/cooling, and deaeration. All these functions are achieved in a closed system, without the...

  • B&P Littleford Launches New Website

    February 27, 2017

    Launched at the beginning of 2017 to coincide with the merger of B&P Process Equipment and Systems and B&P Littleford Day, the refreshed website reflects a new URL address, www.bplittleford.com, as well as several cosmetic and back-end programming changes to make navigation easier....

  • The Key to Well-Blended Mixtures

    February 22, 2017

    Segregation is one of the three key issues facing those that handle powders. It is responsible for unscheduled downtimes due to quality issues. The mitigation of segregation is a primary objective when handling mixtures and blends. Segregation is a mechanistic phenomenon.     ...

  • Shaft Seal Upgrade Reduces Cost, Product Loss

    February 6, 2017

    For a mixer that processes 15,000 lb of dry mix every hour, a leaking seal that requires replacement every six months is costly. These high costs include lost product, extensive maintenance, increased downtime, and safety hazards. Multiply these losses by 10 mixers, each operating three shifts a...

  • Kemutec Appoints New Sales Manager

    January 27, 2017

    Kemutec, a leading supplier of powder processing equipment, has appointed Simon Howard as sales manager. Howard rejoins Kemutec after a few years away. His objective will be to build on Kemutec’s recent success and growth with new business strategies and the continued development of the...

  • Rotary Batch Mixer Helps Feed Company Achieve Uniformity

    January 26, 2017

    Micron Bio-Systems is an international biotech company that produces feed preservation additives, mycotoxin remediation treatments, and probiotic feed supplements for livestock including beef and dairy cows, calves, lambs, pigs, and chickens.      Blending of these nutritional...

  • New Ways to Improve Ribbon Blender Efficiency

    January 25, 2017

    Across the process industries, a wide range of powder blends are produced in a ubiquitous workhorse that is the ribbon blender. From seasonings and beverage mixes to pharmaceutical, chemical, plastic, and agricultural powders, a reliable method for solid-solid blending is at the core of production...

  • Designing Mixing Systems

    January 24, 2017

    A mixing system consists of storage, measuring of ingredients, mixing, and delivering the product to the next operation in a useful form and meet the production required.         It is better to divide the dry ingredients into three categories:  bulk in either...