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  • BinMaster, Eye-Grain Offering Storage Monitor Tools

    August 3, 2015

    Lincoln, NE-based BinMaster has allied with a Danish company to bring a new line of grain storage monitoring equipment to North and South America. BinMaster will market and manufacture a line of temperature, moisture, and carbon dioxide sensors called Crop-Protector, developed by Eye-Grain of...

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  • Drum Handler Moves Drums Faster

    August 3, 2015

    The Morspeed 1000 lifts, moves, and places rimmed drums (1000 lb capacity) right from a forklift. It mounts on forks in seconds, without tools, and steel jaws grip the upper rim of the drum. The head adjusts to handle drums down to 15 in tall. The operator can lift/move/place drums without leaving...

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  • How Wall Friction Effects Hopper Angles

    August 3, 2015

    Measuring a bulk solid's wall friction is critical to ensuring reliable flow. The wall friction angle for a given bulk material/wall surface combination is calculated from the results of a wall friction test. From this angle, the hopper angle required to ensure mass flow is determined. Hopper...

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  • Metal Detectable Silo Fluidizer

    July 23, 2015

    The new metal detectable fluidizer disk assures zero contamination of products for the dairy, pharmaceutical, and food-related industries. The fluidizer is particularly effective at preventing ratholing and bridging by utilizing air pressure to move the material while gently vibrating the vessel...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Installation and Introduction

    July 8, 2015

    Last month, Powder & Bulk Solids toured the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center located in Salina, KS. As part of the open house in June, Kansas State University provided a walking tour map along with a detailed list of materials and equipment provided to the center. More...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Full-Scale Test Lab

    July 7, 2015

    The full-scale test lab at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the heart of what the center is intended to provide for students and industry workers. Here students will be able to see the equipment in action and learn what the difference is between dense phase pneumatic...

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  • Storage Hopper with Screw Feeder

    July 7, 2015

    The ZFP500 storage hopper is used for discharging smaller quantities of product delivered in 50-lb bags, such as lime, cement, or powdered activated carbon (PAC). The unit features an arch-breaking spindle fitted with flexible blades that rotate within the hopper bottom, preventing bridging and...

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  • Aluminum Pallets

    June 30, 2015

    Aluminum pallets solve problems associated with traditional wooden or plastic pallets. Wood pallets break apart very easily and sliver because of their inherent fragility. Plastic pallets fade, often emit an odor, and draw static they. If wooden or plastic pallets are broken, typically the...

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  • Waste Handling System Supplied to Pyrolysis Plant

    June 26, 2015

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a screw-based waste handling system to a waste-to-energy pyrolysis unit manufacturer. The Ajax system comprises a twin screw feeder with a hopper, three inclined screw conveyors, and a plug screw feeder to discharge chopped rags into the...

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  • Free Bulk Container Flash Drives

    June 26, 2015

    Material handling product manufacturer MODRoto is offering flash drives with product information sheets for 50 of its newest and best-selling bulk containers, utility trucks, and carts. Available free while supplies last, the 8GB flash drives provide sizes, dimensions, capacities, standard...

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