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  • Pneumatic Conveying Solutions at Powder Show Texas

    August 26, 2015

    When it comes to pneumatic conveying, more air is not always better. But sometimes it is. It simply depends on the situation, the material you are trying to convey, and other additional factors and it really depends on what you are trying to accomplish with your process, according to Mark Jones,...

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  • Remodeled State-of-the-Art Vacuum Conveyor Test Lab

    August 12, 2015

    Piab offers advanced testing at its vacuum conveyor laboratory in Hingham, MA. The recently remodeled 3500-sq-ft state-of-the-art testing facility ensures quality control by allowing customers to test the process in which they will move their powder, granule, or fluid sample.   The vacuum...

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  • Volkmann Introducing New Powder Handling Equipment

    August 11, 2015

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems for the transport of fine food powders, chemicals, granules, pellets, tablets, and other small components in lean, dense, or plug flow conditions is introducing a number of new products. The most notable product is a new version of the...

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  • Batch-Weigh Vacuum Convey Systems

    August 5, 2015

    Vac-U-Max batch-weigh vacuum convey systems are designed for the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries to custom deliver powders, flakes, and other granular bulk materials to process vessels with a high level of accuracy based on preprogrammed formulations. Systems are designed in 316L...

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  • Flexicon Opens Barcelona Office

    July 29, 2015

    Flexicon (Europe) Ltd has opened a new office in Barcelona, Spain to provide factory-direct engineering services and technical sales support to customers throughout Spain. “The Barcelona location, coupled with our new Spanish language website, will fuel Flexicon's rapid growth in the...

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  • Plastic Static Dissipative Hose

    July 15, 2015

    This line of all-plastic static dissipative polyurethane hose features an embedded copper grounding wire and is now offered with new conductive PVC cuffs for complete static protection. FlexStat static dissipative hose is extruded from specially formulated clear polyurethane with an ABS helix...

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  • Simplifying Material Handling

    July 15, 2015

    Featuring the piFLOW series of vacuum conveyors, this new 56-page Version 5.0 catalog is a resource guide for a variety of industries including food, chemical, and pharmaceutical. The catalog includes a Piab Vacuum Academy section that details the principles of vacuum conveying and how it can...

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  • Predicting Pneumatic Conveying Performance Webinar

    July 13, 2015

    Professor Mark Jones presents a free webinar on “Predicting Pneumatic Conveying Performance”. Pneumatic conveying is often seen as a ‘black art’ with few visual signs to assist engineers in understanding what drives system performance. This session provides an...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Second Floor

    July 8, 2015

    The second floor of the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is intended for education and training with room for laboratory and office space. The second floor also overlooks the full-scale test lab section of the floor so students and others can view the process equipment in...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Full-Scale Test Lab

    July 7, 2015

    The full-scale test lab at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the heart of what the center is intended to provide for students and industry workers. Here students will be able to see the equipment in action and learn what the difference is between dense phase pneumatic...

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