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  • Screener

    October 28, 2008

    The Apex screener comes standard with the same features found on the Rotex screener including gyratory-reciprocating motion, positive screen cleaning, bouncing balls to reduce blinding, and inlet/outlet connections. However, the Apex is enhanced with side-access doors to enable efficient screen...

  • Mettler-Toledo Safeline Launches Educational Web Site

    October 14, 2008

    Mettler-Toledo Safeline, a leader in metal detection and x-ray inspection equipment, has launched an improved educational Web site designed to share information, solutions, and ideas about detecting physical contaminants in products spanning a number of industries. The site, www....

  • Vibratory Screener

    October 7, 2008

    The Omni-Screener produces superior control and classifying results in bulk material processing applications. Material moves in a spiral flow from a central in-feed point, developing extended residence time for near-size particles. Units can have multiple deck surfaces for variable screening, while...

  • Drive Head Service Program from Rotex Global LLC Provides Fast Repair/Replacement Response

    September 30, 2008

    To minimize costly downtime, the Drive Head Service Program from Rotex Global LLC, provides fast response to the customer’s screener drive head repair or replacement needs and a full two-year warranty on reconditioned drives. Every reconditioned drive head operating under normal conditions...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...