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  • Bulk Bag and Bag Dump Pneumatic Batching/Blending System

    April 27, 2015

    This in-line pneumatic batching system allows simultaneous weigh batching of major ingredients supplied in bulk bags and manual dumping of pre-weighed minor ingredients, and blending of the material while a subsequent batch is accumulated. Bulk bag dischargers are mounted on load cells, allowing...

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  • Processing Equipment Manufacturers See Continued Growth, Dollar Worries

    April 24, 2015

    By Joe Florkowski The rest of 2015, as well as 2016, are expected to be strong years for the members of the Process Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (PEMA), but concerns about the labor force and the strengthening American dollar are reasons for pause, according to Charlie Ingram,...

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  • Mettler-Toledo, LLC

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  • New Mettler Toledo Balances Support Lean Processes

    April 9, 2015

    Mettler Toledo offers its MS-TS wide-touchscreen analytical and precision balances. Operable bare-handed or through cotton, rubber, or silicon gloves, these daily-use balances provide accuracy, ease-of-use, and traceability. The weighing-in guide helps users dose within the defined tolerances....

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  • Preventative Maintenance to Reduce Downtime of Truck Scales

    April 6, 2015

    Truck scales are amongst the most robust of all commercial weighing systems. They are built to withstand extreme loads, yet consistently provide accurate measurements. These heavy-duty weighing systems are repeatedly subjected to a wide variety of stressful operations on a daily basis, ranging from...

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  • Schenck Process Names Väth VP Operations

    April 2, 2015

    Uwe Väth has assumed control over operations of the Schenck Process Group, effective April 1, 2015.   In this role, Väth will be responsible for global manufacturing, supply chain, and purchasing, and will report to Andreas Evertz, president and CEO. At the same time, he will...

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  • Weigh Batching from Bulk Bags Ups Efficiency

    March 20, 2015

    A fire gutted a 9000-sq-ft building on the property of the Canadian head office and manufacturing and distribution center Scarborough, Ontario, Canada of the Henry Co., a manufacturer of commercial and residential foundation coatings, roofing products, caulks, adhesives, driveway sealers, and other...

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  • Hermitically Sealed Single Point Load Cell

    March 11, 2015

    A high protection class and the accurate measurement of small weights is not an easy combination. The sealing against environmental pollution is as a matter of course a source of resistance. Penko now offers Revere Transducers’ HPS industrial load cells that eliminates this effect....

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  • Load Cells Increase Accuracy of Vacuum Dryer

    February 27, 2015

    Maguire Products has incorporated load cell technology into its patented VBD vacuum resin dryer, increasing its accuracy and reliability and providing plastics processors with new capabilities for controlling and documenting their use of material.   The VBD dryer now uses load cells for...

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  • DIN Rail Weight Transmitter with PLC Connectivity

    February 23, 2015

    Cardinal Scale’s model 201 weight transmitter is a fast, accurate instrument for process control-based static and dynamic weighing applications. The 201 is capable of powering up to eight 350-ohm load cells and comes with a 35-mm DIN rail mounting bracket. The USA-made 201 transmitter...

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