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  • Contained Powder Transfer: Vacuum-Based Pneumatic Conveying

    June 12, 2015

    By Nick Hayes, Volkmann Inc. The containment of fine powders, granules, particles, tablets, and other small parts when being transported throughout the processing plant has become critically important to today’s manufacturer. Not only is there the expense of product waste, but the...

  • UniTrak Adds Dynequip as Rep

    June 3, 2015

    UniTrak Corporation Ltd, Port Hope, ON, announces that Dynequip Inc., St. Paul, MN, is now representing UniTrak in MN, South and North Dakota, and parts of northwestern WI and western IA. Dynequip Inc. has been in the material handling business for 44 years and will be representing UniTrak...

  • Batch Weigh Vacuum Receiver

    June 2, 2015

    The Coperion K-Tron batch weigh vacuum receiver combines the operations of conveying and weighing, and is suited to handling major ingredients. Whether the application requires a single ingredient to be delivered to multiple destinations, or multiple ingredients to be delivered to a single...

  • Medium-Weight Flexible Hoses

    May 27, 2015

    This line of medium-weight flexible hoses is made from either polyurethane or PVC and available in small sizes and longer lengths in OEM colors with plain ends or screw cuffs. Flex-Tube PU is a medium-weight clear co-extruded thermoplastic ether-based polyurethane hose with a rigid yellow...

  • Direct-Drive Fan Package

    May 27, 2015

    The B-Pack fan features a direct-drive arrangement designed for top and side mounting on dust collectors. The fan package includes a high-efficiency type B backward inclined non-overloading wheel, reinforced steel housing and motor support bracket, a braced heavy-duty inlet flange for mounting...

  • Volkmann Expands U.S. Headquarters

    May 22, 2015

    Volkmann Inc. recently almost doubled its U.S. headquarters facility, now occupying 8500 sq ft in a Keystone Industrial Park in Bristol, PA. A manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems, Volkmann now offers its customers a dedicated test facility, as well as more rapid turnaround on parts...

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center Grand Opening Set

    May 11, 2015

    After breaking ground on the project less than a year ago, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will celebrate its grand opening with a purple ribbon-cutting ceremony at 2pm Thursday, May 14. The two-story, 13,000-sq-ft facility is the only one of its kind in North America...

  • Threaded Line Vac Turns Pipe into a Conveyor

    May 5, 2015

    This new aluminum 3/8 and 1/2 NPT Threaded Line Vac air-operated conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a powerful conveying system for parts, scrap, trim, and other bulk materials. Its small size makes it ideal for fitting in the cramped spaces and tight confines of many production lines. The...

  • Pneumatic and Mechanical Bulk Materials Testing

    May 4, 2015

    The Vac-U-Max material test facility incorporates pneumatic and mechanical conveying equipment and automated systems tailored to bulk material characteristics, ensuring proper handling and processing of bulk materials. With application expertise in the handling of over 10,000 bulk materials...

  • Bulk Solids Innovation Center to Spur Education, Research

    May 1, 2015

    Bulk solids education in America gets a home this month with the opening of the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS. The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the first facility dedicated to bulk solids research and education in the U.S., and is expected to serve as a...