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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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  • Prater Industries Launches New Website, Logo, Brand Identity

    March 23, 2015

    Prater Industries, a global leader in particle processing equipment, has officially launched a new website and corporate identity.   “The new website and brand update are an outward reflection of the company’s internal focus on continuous improvement,” said Pete Hinzy,...

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  • Side-Access Dual-Rotor Crusher

    March 23, 2015

    This new side-access dual-rotor crusher allows for the screen/grid to be removed through the side plate without disturbing the discharge transition below the crusher. This allows the crusher to be installed where headroom is limited. This crusher can be cleaned and sanitized fast, and is ideal for...

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  • Planetary Mills Grind to Nanometer Range

    March 19, 2015

    The new Fritsch premium line offers rotational speeds and ultrafine grinding results down into the nano range. Due to the time-saving premium grinding bowl locking-system, the automatic checking of the locks in the mill, the blocking in event of impermissible operating states, and the new automatic...

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  • Ball Mills for Hard Inorganic Materials

    March 18, 2015

    Steel ball mills and alumina ceramic lined mills are used primarily for the reduction of hard inorganic materials. Ball mills easily mill solids down to one micron or less with a narrow particle distribution. The mills are self-contained batch mills and eliminate the need for dust collectors,...

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  • Lump Breakers Reduce Softer, Abrasive Products

    March 16, 2015

    Several alternatives are available when industrial processes require size reduction, crushing, and de-agglomeration. Capacities vary by equipment but the family of products covers capacities from 2000 to 36,000 lb/hr. S. Howes manufactures five models of lump breakers designed to reduce softer...

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  • Lab Attritor with Tungsten Carbide-Lined Tank Produced for Research Facility

    March 13, 2015

    Union Process Inc., a manufacturer of particle size reduction and dispersion equipment, as well as related services for a broad range of research and industrial applications, has manufactured a special edition S1 laboratory attritor for a research facility.   The application required that...

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  • Fully Enclosed In-Line Crushing Device

    March 12, 2015

    The Flow-Sentry is a fully enclosed crushing device that exercises a single set of rotating blades to impact and shatter at close range any large lumps or chunks of material as they travel through the machine’s impact area. Ideal for protecting pumps or preventing clogs in pressurized piping...

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  • High-Energy Mill

    March 10, 2015

    Quadro Engineering’s H20 Comil high-energy mill is the next generation of conical milling for API, fine chemical, and cosmetic powder processing. It is designed to meet high yield efficiencies and the narrow particle size distribution demands of API, fine chemical, and cosmetic powder...

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