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  • High-Pressure Fans for Dust Collectors

    March 23, 2012

    Chicago Blower’s Design 64 Packaged Backward Inclined (PBI) fan was developed for increasing high-pressure collector applications. The newly engineered Size 222 wheel runs at 3600 RPM and cataloged to develop over 23 in. of static pressure. It is equipped with backward inclined steel blades...

  • Atlas Copco Compressors Appoints Tom Poot Business Line Manager

    March 22, 2012

    Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Tom Poot as business line manager for oil-free products in the U.S. Poot began working in this new role during the first quarter of 2012.          Poot joined Atlas Copco in 1998 as a project engineer. He was promoted...

  • Stick-It Vibrator Mounting System

    March 15, 2012

    VIBCO Vibrators offers the new Stick-It line of vibrators for industrial and construction use. Stick-It vibrators use a venturi air mount system that creates positive suction with a steady air supply or an optional Air-Saver accessory. The vibrator mounts solve the problem of how to use vibrators...

  • Turbo Blower for PD Replacement

    March 14, 2012

    Turbo Blower for PD Replacement Inovair is now offering a vertical blower stand for the Drop in Replacement (DIR) version of its 2200 turbo blower package. It incorporates the new, second generation DIR with a frame (and electric motor) mounted directly below the blower. This package solution...

  • Mini-Fluidizer Promotes Flow in Pipes, Chambers

    March 13, 2012

    Solimar Pneumatics has added a version of its disk-type fluidizer. The 2-in. diam Mini Disk fits in pipes, chambers, chutes, and small hoppers with curvatures as small as 4 in. In all applications, this fluidizer prevents bridging, ratholing, and material hang-ups. The aeration of the disk...

  • Hartzell Air Movement Breaks Ground on Construction Project

    March 9, 2012

    Hartzell Air Movement broke ground on a construction project that will allow the production of fans with centrifugal wheel widths of up to 8 in. in all materials of construction. Known as the High Bay Project, it will add 30,000 sq ft of high technology industrial manufacturing space to Hartzell...

  • Preventing Fire and Dust Explosions in Powder/Bulk Processing

    March 7, 2012

    Powder and bulk processing conveys hazards in dust collection systems to other areas of production. This is due to the aggressive nature of processing the material: drying, shredding, granulating, and pelletizing processes. There is a high risk of generating ignition sources like sparks, which are...

  • Drop-In Replacement Blowers

    March 6, 2012

    Eurus Blower’s ZZ-6 and 7 Series blowers are drop-in replacements for Roots 68, 615, 711, and 718 URAIs; Sutorbilt 6L, 6M, 7L, and 7M Legend series, or Tuthill 6008, 6015, 7011, and 7018 Competitor models. These blowers feature balanced/precision machined bi-lobed impellers; ground alloy...

  • Atlas Copco Receives International Acclaim

    March 1, 2012

    Atlas Copco has received international acclaim for its innovative and sustainable business practices. The latest honors include listings in Newsweek’s Green Rankings and Thomson Reuters’ Top 100 Global Innovators. “Since August of this year, Atlas Copco AB has been recognized by...

  • IQ Blower Package

    February 29, 2012

    The intelligent IQ blower package is a large 50-100 hp, factory-direct blower package. The IQ Blower package range now delivers pressure to 15 psig, vacuum to 16 in. Hg and air flows from 200-1400 icfm. Some of the key IQ competitive advantages include: quiet design reducing sound levels by as...