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  • Compact, Economical Direct Drive Fans

    January 5, 2015

    Chicago Blower’s airfoil bladed SQAD is the direct drive alternative to the company’s belt drive SQA fan. Size for size the square SQAD delivers the same performance and efficiency in a more compact footprint. For some applications, such as high temperatures, the belt drive is still the...

  • Disk Fluidizer/Aerator for Dry Bulk Trailers

    December 23, 2014

    Solimar Pneumatics offers fluidizers that promote the discharge of dry powders from bulk trailers. They can be specified when ordering new equipment or retrofitted to existing applications with convenient kits. Blue or white food-grade silicon enables a uniform flow of most dry bulk materials...

  • Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems Names VP Engineering

    December 15, 2014

    David Schardt has joined the Tuthill Vacuum & Blower Systems as vice president of engineering. Schardt will have responsibility for new product development and sustaining engineering and compliance. He will lead the Lean Product Development process for the creation, testing, and introduction of...

  • Variable Speed Drive Technology Saves Customers $300M

    December 9, 2014

    Since its launch in 1994, Atlas Copco Compressors’ variable speed drive (VSD) technology has saved customers in the U.S. an estimated $300 million in energy costs.                   “Our commitment to...

  • NORRES Supports Children’s Hospice

    December 8, 2014

    Gelsenkirchen hose manufacturer NORRES has upheld its long-term Christmas tradition of making a donation to the Arche Noah. By doing this, the firm supports the work of the only Gelsenkirchen children’s hospice in the region. During the official donation ceremony, Frank Petersen,...

  • 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...

  • NAVCO Earns Award

    November 21, 2014

    The National Air Vibrator Co. (NAVCO) was presented with the Excellence Award for ‘Best Website Under 25K’ by the Houston chapter of the Business Marketing Association.   “We redesigned the website (www.navco.us) thinking about how we could make it easier for our...

  • Blower Packages for Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    November 18, 2014

    Coperion K-Tron supplies a wide range of positive displacement (PD) continuous vacuum, pressure, and vacuum/pressure system blower packages for conveying bulk materials. Packages are available for 2- to 10-in. conveying systems. Each blower package includes a silencer and is supported on a heavy-...

  • New Fan Engineering App Available

    November 18, 2014

    A new app developed by Chicago Blower is designed for engineers and fan users. Quick and easy to use, it is available on the Google Playstore and Apple’s App Store, and can be downloaded on any Android or Apple device. In addition to basic fan laws, the app is equipped with application...

  • Compact Pressure Blower

    November 11, 2014

    Capture and control of emissions is accomplished by creating air movement. Every type of fan design can be used to move air through a filter or process scrubber. Occasionally the air is corrosive or contains abrasive particles and would require special construction to resist wear. The Compact...