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  • New High-Pressure Screening Technology

    August 12, 2015

    ALMO Process introduces a new screening technology for high-pressure screening applications. The new Vibrall D 800 HP can screen products under pressure within a pneumatic conveying line. Applications for this technology include flour, starch, and plastic granules. Measuring slightly more than a...

  • Website Features Vibrating Dryers, Coolers, Classifiers

    August 11, 2015

    A new Web site from process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., www.witte.com, showcases the company's line of vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers, pellet classifiers, screeners, conveyors, and other vibrating process equipment. Featuring in-action videos, a sharp photo gallery, customer...

  • Prater Offers New Preventative Maintenance Program

    August 6, 2015

    Prater Industries announces its new preventative maintenance and service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, a factory-trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections, and required services...

  • Large Tube Housing Magnet

    July 28, 2015

    Industrial Magnetics Inc.’s Large Tube Housing (LTH) magnet increases product purity in challenging processing applications where sticking, galling, and product bridging is prevalent, such as with spices, powders, flour, starches, or pet food. The LTH incorporates a strong 3-in.-diam 52 Grade...

  • Metal Detectable Silo Fluidizer

    July 23, 2015

    The new metal detectable fluidizer disk assures zero contamination of products for the dairy, pharmaceutical, and food-related industries. The fluidizer is particularly effective at preventing ratholing and bridging by utilizing air pressure to move the material while gently vibrating the vessel...

  • Self-Cleaning Sanitary Grate Magnets

    July 22, 2015

    MAG-RAM self-cleaning grate magnets collect ferrous metal fragments without human interaction. Their design pneumatically retracts magnet rods, then rotates rods and wipes the magnetic materials to the end and into a collection chamber. The rotation provided by the cleaning equalizes abrasive wear...

  • Inverting Filter Centrifuge with PAC Drying

    July 21, 2015

    The Heinkel inverting filter centrifuge has eliminated inherent flaws of conventional centrifuge technology. The result is the first centrifuge with a filter cloth that is axially moveable. This allows the filter cloth to be inverted while under rotation, which completely discharges the solids,...

  • Bunting Magnetics Names Director of Marketing

    July 13, 2015

    Bunting Magnetics Co., a leading manufacturer of magnetic separation, metal detection and material handling equipment to both move and remove metal in a variety of applications, has named Paul Hansen director of marketing.   In his new role, Hansen is responsible for the global presence...

  • Volkmann Opens Vacuum Conveying Test Lab

    June 29, 2015

    Volkmann Inc. has completed expansion on its U.S. headquarters, located in Bristol, PA, and now offers customers a new, 750-sq-ft dedicated test facility. This laboratory incorporates a range of the company’s VS Series of vacuum conveyors, including the 200, 250, 350, and 450 models, as...

  • Optimizing the Inspection of Powdered and Granulated Products for Contamination

    June 23, 2015

    Haunting today’s food manufacturers and processors is the possible recall of a product contaminated with a foreign material––a public event that would be costly not only in the direct costs of recalling the product, but also in lost retailer and consumer confidence and damaged...