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  • Coarse to Ultra-Fine Powder Processing Services

    April 1, 2015

    Custom Processing Services Inc. (CPS) provides particle sizing services for a wide range of materials, from minerals and metals to waxes and pharmaceutical excipients. From recycled items such as refractory bricks to super high-value materials, CPS can properly process even the most difficult-...

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  • Twin-Shaft Shredder Has Patented, Counter-Rotating Cutter

    April 1, 2015

    The Taskmaster Titan TM14000-i is a twin-shaft shredder that has a patented, counter-rotating cutter design that features one cutting stack that intermeshes with a second stack having a much larger diameter. The result is a high-capacity shredder with a substantial inlet opening size that does more...

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  • Combined Shredder and Granulator

    March 31, 2015

    Cumberland, an ACS Group brand and manufacturer of auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry, offers the Combi-shredder – a design that combines a shredder and granulator into a single unit to speed productivity and conserve floor space, while improving uptime associated with size-...

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  • Rice Industries Purchases The Jet Pulverizer Co.

    March 31, 2015

    Rice Industries LLC (Richmond, VA) has purchased The Jet Pulverizer Co. (Moorestown, NJ), a leader in tolling and equipment manufacturing for the super-fine particle size reduction space. Jet serves the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, chemical, and plastic sectors, and recently expanded its...

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  • Shaker Mixer for Powder Coating

    March 30, 2015

    The Turbula shaker mixer’s 3-D spiral movement produces a homogeneous mix of free-flowing powders with differing densities, particle sizes, or concentrations. The removable mixing containers eliminate cross-contamination, while allowing for rapid batch changeovers. In addition to variable-...

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  • Choppers/Granulators Maintain High Airspeed

    March 30, 2015

    AirTrim offers a broad line of granulators/choppers with inlet openings that range from 3 in. to custom-designed extra wide sizes, and the ability to process materials as thin as 8 microns. With cast iron or fabricated stainless steel housings, these proven designs are manufactured with 3, 6, 9, or...

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  • Different Approaches to Grinding Abrasive Materials

    March 27, 2015

    I have been grinding materials or particle size reduction for over 30 years. I was introduced to making powder out of lead pigs in a ball mill at my fist job, and have been working in the field of particle size reduction in one form or another for most of my life. The purpose of this article is not...

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  • How Material Size Directly Affects Size Reduction Energy

    March 25, 2015

    This is a study of how the size of the starting material can influence the processing rate, tightness of the particle size distribution, and energy costs associated with particle size reduction.     There are many reasons to pursue jet milling as part of your size reduction plan....

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  • Growing Nutraceutical Market – Shrinking Particle Sizes

    March 24, 2015

    Nutritional supplements have begun exiting the shadows of the vitamins market to become their own unique market segment. Nutritional supplements, such as those taken by health conscious work-out enthusiasts, take several forms like drink mixes, capsules, tablets, and gels. And the old, gold-...

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  • Should You Use Nitrogen for Your Size Reduction Operation?

    March 24, 2015

    By Tim Boland, Air Products Size reduction of solid materials is one of the most important technologies in the modern world because of the breadth of products it impacts. While size reduction is a widely practiced technology, it is not a particularly energy-efficient process. It has been estimated...

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