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  • IMI’s Acquisition of Prater Results in Positive Changes

    September 8, 2014

    Earlier this past summer, as Prater celebrated its 89th Memorial Day of providing its customers with particle processing solutions, employees got word that something new was on the horizon. It was announced that Industrial Magnetics Inc. (IMI), Boyne City, MI, an industry leader in manufacturing...

  • A Simple Guide to Sifter Selection

    August 27, 2014

    In a world full of differing dry powder sieving technologies, how do you determine the most appropriate equipment for your specific application? What follows is a simple, short descriptive guide to sifter selection for the most popular sieving technologies for dry bulk solids. Please note the...

  • Bulk Packaged Products: Balancing Quantity and Quality

    August 26, 2014

    The sight of people pushing overflowing shopping carts to the car, packed with bulk purchases, has become an increasingly familiar one around the world. People are not just buying for today and tomorrow; they are buying for next week or next month even. In doing so, they can make better use of...

  • Bunting Offers Self-Cleaning Plate Housing Magnet

    August 25, 2014

    This new self-cleaning plate housing magnet removes tramp iron and ferrous fines from flow-resistant bulk materials. Designed for use in the grain and milling industries, the device is also applicable to many other dry material processes. Incorporating powerful rare earth magnets to consistently...

  • 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...