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  • Hoppers Promote Positive Flow of Bulk Materials

    December 5, 2014

    Vibra Screw Inc. offers a line of fully assembled, self-contained, ready-to-operate vibrating hoppers that promote flow of any dry material. Capacities range from 3 to 100 cu ft of storage. The live bin is designed to provide positive discharge of micron sized to fibrous and flaky materials on a...

  • New Radar Ideal for Dusty Environments

    December 2, 2014

    Bindicator MP Series is a microwave, pulse radar that is used to determine the level of bulk solids in silos or tanks. Used in some of the tallest silos, the MP70 model has a measuring distance of up to 230 ft. Transmitting at a frequency of 26GHz with a narrow beam angle of eight degrees, the MP...

  • Grain Tanks Help Whiskey Flow at Jack Daniels

    December 1, 2014

    In a world that moves too fast, it’s nice to know some people don’t believe in shortcuts. That’s the spirit behind Jack Daniel’s, America’s oldest registered distillery. Founded in 1866, Jack Daniel’s is an iconic brand that’s synonymous with whiskey. From...

  • Man Rescued from Storage Bin after Five Hours

    November 21, 2014

    A man who fell into a grain storage bin in Waterford, MI, and was trapped for five hours, was rescued late Wednesday afternoon. Larry Mitchell, 57, was trying to unclog a cylinder hole in the bin that was filled with soy beans when he fell. At one point during the five-hour ordeal, Mitchell was...

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  • Powder-Coated Flat-Panel Tanks

    November 5, 2014

    With the growing number of biomass and wood pellet production facilities being constructed, many end users and EPC contractors have chosen to use powder coated-flat panel tanks and silos for these facilities. Whether it is a process tank or silo, or a final product storage tank or silo, these epoxy...

  • Lift & Seal Drum Discharging System

    October 8, 2014

    This drum discharging system safely and efficiently empties drums of various materials into your process. The unit features a carbon steel loading “skip” to accept drums. A hydraulic Lift & Seal System docks drums to a gasketed pour cone for dust-tight, contaminant-free product...

  • Matcon Appoints New Managing Director

    October 7, 2014

    Matcon announces the appointment of Dave Cooper to the position of managing director. Cooper takes over for Charles Lee who has decided to step down in order to be able to spend more time with his family. Cooper joined Matcon in 2002, working first in engineering, then sales and business...

  • Custom-Engineered Tanks

    October 2, 2014

    Ross custom-engineered tanks are built in ASME-code certified plants and can be designed for virtually any use, application, or environment. These tanks can include agitators, heating jackets or coils, insulation, thermowells, sanitary finish, passivated surfaces, and special coatings or tank...

  • Sliding Door Dry Product Storage Bin

    September 25, 2014

    This sliding valve dry product bin storage system was designed for a major producer of snack crackers and cookies. The manufacturing process for this particular product requires large amounts of the dough to be stamped and baked. What follows is a need to strategically store baked snack crackers...