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  • SmartBob AO Continuous Level Sensor

    December 20, 2012

    The SmartBob AO level sensor features an integrated 4-20 mA analog output to a PLC for monitoring bin level measurement data. A simple push-button user interface built into the SmartBob AO circuitry is used to configure the settings for each SmartBob AO. To set up the SmartBob AO, the user opens...

  • Collapsible 60-Gallon Drum

    December 13, 2012

    This patent-pending, collapsible 60-gal plastic drum is recyclable and designed specifically for the food and powder handling markets. The new drum has a 40 x 24 x 20 in. footprint, and includes three main components: a base, sidewalls, and lid. All parts are designed with offset surfaces and...

  • Bulk Material Storage System Provides Integrated Mixing System

    November 28, 2012

    Designed specifically for fully automated storage, introduction, transfer, mixing, and blending of multiple, sluggish materials, this bulk material storage system uses an integrated mixing system to produce such homogenous blends that downstream production scrap is virtually eliminated. An NBE lift...

  • Guided Wave Radar Continuous Level Sensor

    November 27, 2012

    The GWR-100 Guided Wave Radar level sensor measures powders and bulk solids in vessels up to 78 ft tall. The GWR-100 provides highly accurate level measurement utilizing time domain reflectometry (TDR) to continuously measure the distance, level, and volume of material contained in bins, tanks, and...

  • The Importance of Understanding Property Flow in Hopper Bottom Bins

    November 20, 2012

    Hopper bottom silos are prevalent in commercial and industrial storage. A hopper bottom silo has a coned top and bottom with wall sections between. Support structures or the legs of the silo, combined with a leg ring or structural skirt, allow the unit to be free standing. External options or...

  • Top-Removal Filter for Storage Silos

    November 19, 2012

    The new Modu-Kleen Series 725 top-removal bin vent filter allows vented discharge air to be exhausted but prevents any outside atmospheric air from entering the storage silo or surge bin. This is ideal for venting storage bins and silos that contain hygroscopic materials that absorb moisture from...

  • Considerations for Choosing a Storage Tank

    November 13, 2012

    If you’re in the market for a new storage tank, you may find yourself faced with several questions: What are the differences between welded silos and bolted tanks? Why is a tank’s coating so important? What is the average construction timeline? Should maintenance be considered in the...

  • Disk Fluidizers

    November 12, 2012

    Solimar offers disk-type fluidizers for the discharge of powders and bulk solids. This complete line offers long-wearing aeration devices for many applications including silos, hoppers, bins, and trailers. The fluidizers are particularly effective at preventing rat-holing and bridging by utilizing...

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