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  • Tumbler Screener Offers Precise Separation of Powders and Granules

    October 14, 2013

    The GKM Siebtechnik ultimate tumbler screener provides accurate control screening, classifying, dedusting of dry, powdered, and granular products. It is particularly suitable for high feed rates and multi-deck separations of fine, lightweight products that are difficult to screen. It offers precise...

  • Modern High-Efficiency Air Classification

    October 11, 2013

    Particle size separation or classification can be one of the more challenging unit operations in particle technology. With average particle size distributions greater than 100 microns, screening or sieving is most commonly used. Below an average particle size of 100 microns, mechanical...

  • Gated Outlet for Check-Screening Operations

    October 9, 2013

    The Russell Gated Outlet provides complete control of check-screening operations to increase efficiency and productivity. It has been designed to ensure that powder products are check-screened, sifted, or separated more efficiently to enhance productivity. The Gated Outlet is ideal for high-...

  • Matching Proper Magnet with Metal Detector Ensures Optimum Product Purity

    October 7, 2013

    While productivity is the end goal for any company involved in bulk material handling - particularly in the food sector - there are considerable challenges to meet customers' demands for product purity. Regulations coming from the US Food and Drug Association (FDA) and US Department of...

  • Eriez Web Site Offers Magnet Safety Information to Decrease Risk of Injury, Damage to Devices

    October 3, 2013

    The Eriez Web site offers information to educate operators on proper safety precautions and procedures when handling magnetic equipment. This information, provided through Eriez’ Orange University, is available at www.eriez.com/resources/Index/Safetylabels.   “Industrial...

  • Mobile Quality Assurance Sifting

    October 2, 2013

    Great Western’s in-line sifters are used for processing and quality assurance applications and are designed to meet the demanding requirements of PD truck or rail loading and unloading, and installed in a fully portable and self-contained trailer. They are ideal for in-line sifting on...

  • Apex Dry Separation Screener

    October 1, 2013

    The Apex dry separation screener is a self-contained production screening machine with ergonomic features designed to increase process uptime and reduce operating costs. The ergonomic features of the Apex enable quick and easy maintenance, cleaning, and inspection by just one person. The Apex...

  • Waterfall Disc Screen

    September 30, 2013

    The WSM Waterfall disc screen delivers high-capacity “fines” screening and improves screening efficiency due to increased material agitation. The Waterfall disc screen’s design utilizes multiple roll screening decks that agitate and tumble the mat of material being screened as it...

  • Criteria for Selecting Vibratory or Tumbler Screeners

    September 30, 2013

    Material movement on a screen surface impacts the screening efficiency and effectiveness. Vibratory screeners and tumbler screeners produce two distinctly different motions. The advantages of both screening methods can be realized through the desired screening effect on material. In some cases, the...

  • Smico Manufacturing Co. and Symons Screens to Become Smico-Symons Screens

    September 30, 2013

    Smico Manufacturing Co. and Symons Screeens will be going to one name, Smico-Symons Screens, to market each brand to a specific industry. Smico will focus on the industrial, food, and minerals markets, while Symons will focus on aggregate and mining. Combined, the companies have more than 170 years...