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  • How to Screen Frac Sand

    August 22, 2014

    “Frac sand” is high-purity quartz sand used by the petroleum industry during the hydraulic fracturing process (a.k.a. “fracking”) to extract oil and natural gases trapped between rock formations. In the extraction process, the frac sand is mixed with water treated with...

  • Russell Finex Offers New Compact Self-Loading Sieve

    August 18, 2014

    Russell Finex introduces a new and improved Compact Self-Loading Sieve, a complete stand-alone, fully enclosed system that conveys, screens, and discharges powders in one easy operation. In many processing plants there is often a need to mix powders or granules during the manufacturing process...

  • FDA-Approved Magnetic Metal Detectable Sifter Seals

    August 13, 2014

    Sifter Parts & Service now offers FDA-approved silicone seals for the CS-1 sifter that are both magnetic and metal detectable. The blue color of the seal aids in identification and the new magnetic properties ensure the seal will attach to an inline magnet or set off a metal detector. ...

  • New Circular Vibratory Screener Outputs 150 Tons/Hour

    August 12, 2014

    At 100 in. in diameter, Kason's model K100-2(IRC)-SS round vibratory screener has a screening area in excess of 75 sq ft and can separate oversize particles from bulk material at rates up to 150 tn/hr. Totally enclosed for dust-tight operation, this unit features a high-capacity Kascade...

  • Permanent Magnetic Solutions

    August 11, 2014

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. offers four distinct magnetic separation solutions for removing fine metal particles from gravity flow processing streams including the drawer-in-housing, the large tube housing, the OX, and the RotoDrawer. Choosing the right magnetic separator for gravity-fed processing...

  • Drawer Magnets Improve Product Purity

    July 30, 2014

    These drawer magnets are engineered to remove medium and fine ferrous contaminants from dry, free-flowing products under gravity flow. They protect processing machinery and improve product purity. Multiple staggered rows provide maximum contact area for product flow. As product flows through the...

  • Magnetic Separator Video Highlights Improved Ergonomics, Cleaning Design

    July 22, 2014

    Industrial Magnetics Inc. has released a demonstration video of its SimpleClean RotoDrawer magnetic housing that highlights its improved ergonomics and innovative cleaning design. The video shows an equipment operator gain easy access to the magnets to perform routine removal of collected...

  • Selecting Metal Detection, Magnetic Separation, Material Handling Equipment

    July 21, 2014

    Through its Orange University educational program, Eriez offers a series of “How to Choose and Use” brochures designed to assist readers in selecting and utilizing the appropriate equipment to conquer their toughest metal contamination and material handling challenges. These guides are...

  • Spherical Pipeline Magnetic Separator

    July 17, 2014

    The Magnattack spherical pipeline separator houses a high-intensity magnetic element with flux strengths ranging from 10,000 to more than 12,000 gauss in larger models. The design effectively removes ferrous metal and work-hardened stainless steel. The housing is easily installed with tri-clamp...

  • Metal Detectors Improve Coffee Quality

    July 14, 2014

    Al-Yemeni Cafe, a Cairo-based Egyptian company, is a leading producer of ground Turkish coffee. Operating from its own 10,000-sq-m factory since 1940, Al-Yemeni Cafe employs the latest state-of-the-art machinery to improve product quality and ensure customer satisfaction. The plant complies with...