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  • Screening, Classifying, & Separation Focus - October 08

    September 29, 2008

    Classifier The Alpha classifier was developed for the production of fine products from 150 down to 6 µm and is especially suited for dry powders—both mineral and chemical. Depending on the fineness required, this equipment can be fed by...

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  • Sieve-Testing Standards, Certification, and Calibration

    September 26, 2008

    By Arthur Gatenby Mesh-certified sieve Sieving in its most elemental definition is the separation of fine material from coarse material by means of a meshed or perforated surface. The...

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  • Protecting Product Purity

    September 26, 2008

    By Kent Potter Bunting Magnetics Co. Kent Potter Foreign matter are dirty words in the food production industry. Meticulous detail must be maintained throughout production and...

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  • Metal Detection & Separation Spotlight - September 08

    September 12, 2008

    Compact Metal Detector The Phantom-series Vertex fits in restricted spaces where other detectors can’t. The in-line system is designed to integrate with vertical form/fill/seal machines for pouch-packing processes. It is typically situated beneath a multi­head weigher in snack food and...

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  • Continuous-Cleaning Drawer Magnet

    September 2, 2008

    The Continuous-Cleaning HF drawer magnet can be used in any gravity flow application in which continuous flow of product is required. It is ideal for any operation that runs 24/7 because it never needs to be stopped to clean. It cleans on the fly with no disruption of product flow. It keeps your...

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  • Sweco Appoints New President

    July 29, 2008

    David M. Sorter was recently appointed president of Sweco, A Business Unit of M-I LLC, headquartered in Florence, Kentucky. Sweco is a developer and key source of separation technology to pharmaceutical, petroleum, food, and other industries.   “Our challenge ahead is to build...

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  • Compact and Portable Sifter

    July 24, 2008

    The Mini Sifter eliminates oversized contamination from powders to improve product quality. A small motor vibrates the unit allowing particles smaller than the mesh size to pass though the apertures while larger particles stay on top of the mesh. The “straight through” design allows for...

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  • Quick-Clean Centrifugal Screener

    July 24, 2008

    The Model MO-SS Centri-Sifter centrifugal screener features a hinged end cover and three-bearing shaft that cantilevers for quick removal of internal components. External roller bearings are located at the motor end of the shaft and on a hinged cover at the discharge end for maximum support and...

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  • Free-Swinging Sifter

    July 24, 2008

    The HS sifter is designed for applications with large screen-area requirements as well as multiple separations. It is a high-capacity machine made in 2, 4, 6, or 8 sections with sieve heights from 17 to 30 sieves, and provides highly accurate separations. Custom sizes can also be manufactured....

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  • Vibratory Screeners

    July 24, 2008

    These light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vibratory screening machines cross a broad range of bulk-handling industries. Single-mass linear-motion scalping, safety, classifying, and grizzly screens are designed to meet exact application and work envelope requirements, while delivering durable...

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