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  • Large Five-Shaft Crusher Introduced

    May 20, 2016

    The Delumper Model LP is a large five-shaft crusher with a throat opening of 72 x 42 in. This unit can effortlessly handle a high volume of lumps and agglomerates, and has several important design features. Its extra low headroom design allows it to fit into an extremely tight plant location....

  • Expanded Lab Tests Screening, Drying, Cooling, Blending, Size Reduction Equipment

    May 18, 2016

    An all-new, expanded test laboratory at Kason Corp. contains a full range of equipment for documenting the performance of vibratory screeners, centrifugal sifters, fluid bed dryers/coolers, mixers/blenders, and size reduction equipment using customer-supplied materials.     ...

  • Screen Classifying Cutter Controls Size Ranges

    April 14, 2016

    The new Magnum Model 72 screen classifying cutter reduces infeed products spanning a wider range of sizes, at approximately 75 percent higher rates than standard size models of equivalent length.      The cutter features an 18-in. overall diam rotor, versus the standard 10.5-in.-...

  • Shredder Boosts Production Efficiency of Recycled Materials

    April 5, 2016

    Belgian plastics recycler Tivaco is converting clean post-industrial scrap into high-grade pellets for demanding applications. On its latest, fully automated line, the company uses Austrian/German technology to provide high-quality recyclates at throughputs of up to 3800 lb/hr. Cornerstones of...

  • What Makes a Mill Ideal for Lab Work?

    March 31, 2016

    Considering most material research and development is completed on a small scale, laboratory-size milling equipment offers a unique advantage in testing new processes and materials with minimal financial investment. Development work can require many trials to find the proper mill configuration and...

  • Milling Technologies for Coarse to Ultra-Fine Size Reduction

    March 24, 2016

    On Wednesday, May 18 at 2PM (Eastern), Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems will host an educational webinar focusing on a variety of milling technologies for coarse to ultra-fine size reduction. The program will teach participants about: * Hammer and screen mills * Pin mills * Air classifying...

  • EZ Clean and EZ Access Lump Breaker Introduced

    March 15, 2016

    Prater has developed a lump breaker with a rail design adopted from its QTA-on-rails airlock platform. The lump breaker can now be cleaned safer, faster, and more effectively than its predecessor. This lump breaker has proven to provide a simple and efficient process of reducing compacted...

  • Size Reduction at the Powder Show

    March 14, 2016

    The 2016 Powder Show kicks off on Tuesday, May 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. This year’s event will be the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show in 1976. The highly anticipated Powder Show Conference program is crafted with input from an advisory...

  • Curves Ahead: A Guide to Particle Size Distributions

    March 9, 2016

    Materials are exposed to a wide set of processing and technology applications to control chaos, instill order, and ultimately create an engineered powder. One of powder’s more dominate physical attributes is Particle Size Distribution (PSD) characteristics. Particle size and shape play an...

  • Jet-Milling System Grinds to Submicron Range

    February 22, 2016

    The S-Jet is a jet-milling system that has the advantages of dry-grinding with superheated steam. By using an air classifier integrated in the mill, fineness down to the submicron range is possible. Benefits are gained by using superheated steam as a grinding medium instead of air. The jet...