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  • Spark Arrestor Protects Against Dust Collector Fires

    August 17, 2012

    Camfil Farr APC has introduced a new spark arrestor that provides extreme protection to its Gold Series cartridge dust and fume collection systems. The new spark arrestor works without perforations or screens to take control of sparks and channel them away from the filters and into the dust...

  • Abresist Kalenborn Corp. Celebrates 35th Anniversary

    August 15, 2012

    Abresist Kalenborn Corp., Fort Wayne, IN, is celebrating its 35th year in business in 2012, specializing in wear-resistant products and manufacturing, and installing a wide range of mineral- and ceramic-based abrasion-resistant protective linings for industrial material handling equipment....

  • Auto-Set Power Shield

    August 14, 2012

    4B has designed an extended power shield for the Auto-Set series of RF capacitance point level indicators for use with bulk granular solids and powders. The power shield creates a barrier and enables the unit to ignore material built up on the probe, preventing false readings. The Auto-Set is now...

  • Reducing the Risk of Combustible Dust Accidents: Effective Communication

    August 14, 2012

    Combustible dust poses a serious, often unrecognized, danger in a large number of industries. In the processing and packaging industries, combustible dust is a serious hazard faced on a daily basis. How can the hazard be reduced? Understanding the causes behind combustible dust explosions,...

  • Turbo Blower Integration into Pneumatic Conveying: An Approach to Energy Savings

    August 9, 2012

    Recent introduction of turbo blowers into the pneumatic conveying industry has now given processors options other than traditional rotary positive displacement blowers to consider. This article’s intent is to provide an understanding of centrifugal blower technology, by discussing history,...

  • Safety Stop Switch

    August 8, 2012

    The Model RS pull cord is a rugged safety stop control that provides a quick positive shut off of dangerous equipment in emergencies or normal operation. It is actuated by a cable pulled by endangered personnel. The outputs of the Model RS can control up to four separate circuits, depending on the...

  • Eurus Blower Relocates to Wheaton, IL

    August 7, 2012

    Effective August 1, 2012, Eurus Blower Inc. has closed its offices and warehousing in Suffolk, VA, and relocated to Wheaton, IL. The move was made for Eurus to more conveniently distribute its products to customers throughout the country. The new mailing address is PO Box 4588, Wheaton,...

  • Apex Rotary Screw Air Compressor

    August 1, 2012

    The Apex Series offers performance and reliability, delivered by a simple and proven Iidustrial design. The Apex Series allows you to customize your system with tank and dryer options that best meet your compressed air needs, while achieving minimal installation costs. The Apex utilizes an...

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  • Intrinsic Safety without Power Limits

    July 31, 2012

    In a potentially explosive or hazardous area, the type of protection known as intrinsic safety offers recognized advantages such as its worldwide acceptance and the simple connection and installation technology. In addition, it is possible to carry out work on circuits and devices for the purpose...