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  • Lightweight Flexible Connector

    July 13, 2018

    BFM fitting introduces Flexi-Light, a strong but lightweight and flexible connector that is ideal for weigh scales and applications with irregular movement. The latest addition to the BFM connector range, Flexi-Light is essentially a standard flexi connector with slightly thinner walls and a...

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  • The Perfect Distillation of Components

    July 11, 2018

    IDD Process and Packaging Inc., based in Moorpark, CA, is an industry-leading supplier of brewery and beverage manufacturing equipment. The company was founded in 1990 by Jeff Gunn. After several years as COO and executive vice president for APV Rosista, Gunn wanted to start his own company in an...

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  • Digital Floor Scale with Powercell Technology

    June 5, 2018

    Traditionally known for their reliability issues, floor scale junction boxes can be a major source of headaches for staff throughout an industrial facility. Analog load cells, cables, and junction boxes are prone to issues that can lead to weighing errors and disruptions in the production schedule...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Equipment Market Outlook

    In the U.S. and Canada, as well as many other parts of the world, manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the coming years. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all expected to post gains...

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  • Material Weighing Systems

    May 29, 2018

    These customized automatic material weighing systems (micro, minor, and major ingredient weighing or batching systems) can include supply bins, feeders, work platforms, automatic or manual bin refilling, raw material bag handling equipment, dust collection/control, batched material conveying...

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  • Continuous Weighing: The Big Picture

    May 29, 2018

    Weighing continuously is the eyes it takes to satisfy the mind on whether process control is delivering to our expectation or not. Without the data, we are blindly shooting in ‘Blue Sky.’ When deciding on the accuracy requirements of the weighing system, consider what accuracy range is...

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  • Intelligent Loss-in-Weight Closed Loop Rate Control

    May 23, 2018

    Rate by weight is the measurement of a material that enters into or dispenses from a vessel over a given period. In a continuous feed, a loss-in-weight closed loop feeder controller works in conjunction with a screw- or auger-based feeder, vibratory feeder, conveyor, belt feeder, variable valves,...

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  • Advanced Load Cell Troubleshooting for Powder and Bulk Weighing

    May 23, 2018

    Bulk material weighing can increase process efficiency and provide vital weight data for operations that batch powder or bulk material, or for applications that incorporate bulk load-ins/outs. Load cells are not only the most critical part of a bulk electronic weighing system, they are also a...

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