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  • Powder Show Toronto Only Four Weeks Away

    April 17, 2017

    Powder & Bulk Solids Toronto, the Canadian resource for process manufacturers to find the latest solutions to help increase production efficiencies, cut cost, eliminate waste, and ensure product consistency, will take place May 16-18, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Center in Toronto, Ontario,...

  • Lab-Sized Fluidizing Blender

    April 6, 2017

    Eirich Machines Inc. announced its FPB-1P5 sanitary lab mixer, the newest addition to the OptimaBlend fluidizing blender family of horizontal batch mixing systems.   The new 1.5-cu-ft sanitary lab mixer, from Eirich's American Process Systems (APS) product line, features the same...

  • Continuous Blender

    April 6, 2017

    The Vibra blender utilizes a combination of a rotating paddle and material fluidization to blend dry solids with the ease of liquids. Gentle controlled vibration of the mixing trough fluidizes ingredients on entry where a cut and fold mixing rotor provides agitation. Material flows through the...

  • Ability Fabricators Inc.

  • 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...