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  • Identifying a Pin Mill for Optimal Performance and Minimal Downtime

    March 21, 2018

    A pin mill reduces dry bulk materials to medium fineness by impact — that is, by hitting or striking particles with high energy to break them. As with any impact mill, the pin mill’s components and surfaces are exposed to high wear and a challenging operating environment. The best way...

  • Tech Talk: Hammer Mills and the Attrition Zone

    March 20, 2018

    Traditional hammer mills work on the principle that most materials will crush, shatter, or pulverize upon impact. Material is fed into the mill’s chamber through the feed chute, and struck by ganged hammers, which are attached to a shaft that rotates at high speed inside the mill’s...

  • Customized Lump Breaker Solves Process Line Challenges

    March 20, 2018

    A North American manufacturer was looking to reduce material handling and operator fatigue, while maintaining consistency of product on an existing production line. In the current process, an ingredient was encapsulated into a heated liquid by filling a series of large and heavy square rubber trays...

  • Innovations in High-Frequency Vibratory Equipment

    March 2, 2018

    As a technical director that spends a lot of time in the research and development of vibratory machines, there are occasions when inherent structural frequencies have become a limitation. When challenged in grinding and screening processes by current limitations of fines screening, the idea arose...

  • 2018 Powder Show Conference: Unrivaled Training, Education, Experts

    February 23, 2018

    The program for the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference, April 24-26 at the Donald P. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, is crafted with input from an advisory board full of industry experts. Designed for new and experienced processing professionals to learn the latest in...

  • Raymond Bartlett Snow Now in One Location

    January 31, 2018

    The Chicago area-based operations of Raymond Bartlett Snow are now located under one roof. The business office previously located in Warrenville, IL has relocated to establish the company’s global headquarters at its applications development and R&D laboratory in Naperville, IL. ...

  • Recipe for a Perfect Lab: 4 Key Ingredients

    January 29, 2018

    Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems is hosting a webinar on a “Recipe for a Perfect Lab: 4 Key Ingredients” on Wednesday, March 7 at 2 pm Eastern. Accurate and dependable equipment is the foundation for a perfect laboratory. Hosokawa believes there are key ingredients critical to this...

  • Sulzer Completes Acquisition of JWC Environmental

    January 11, 2018

    Sulzer announces that it has completed the acquisition of JWC Environmental LLC (JWC). JWC is a leading provider of highly engineered, mission-critical solids reduction and removal products such as grinders, screens, and dissolved air flotation system for municipal, industrial and commercial...

  • GEA Expands Extrusion and Milling Technology Offerings

    January 5, 2018

    German food processing technology firm GEA Group announced the expansion of its extrusion and milling technology portfolio following its November 2017 acquisition Italian industrial solutions provider Pavan Group. The purchase of the equipment maker now gives GEA customers more options to process...

  • Classifying Impact Mill

    November 29, 2017

    The Sturtevant FCM is a classifying impact mill capable of narrow particle size distribution from 95% below 250 micron (95% passes through 60 mesh) to 90% below 10 micron (90% passes through 1250 mesh). It is a workhorse in particle size reduction applications due to its combination of impact...