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  • Advantages of Pneumatic Conveyors vs. Mechanical

    December 10, 2014

    Two primary methods for transferring bulk materials are by pneumatic and mechanical conveyors. When making choices in bulk material handling, there are a number of considerations to address in order to select an optimal convey method for handling a specific material for a unique application....

  • 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-...

  • Pneumatic Conveying System Boosts Production, Reduces Spillage at P&G

    November 12, 2014

    The Procter & Gamble Co. manufacturing plant in Vallejo – the most established industrial area in Mexico City, Mexico – is a leading producer of dry laundry detergent, including popular Latin American brands Ariel, Bold, Safe, and Rindex. The Vallejo manufacturing plant is just one...

  • MaxiDense Dense Phase Pneumatic Conveying System

    November 12, 2014

    FLSmidth’s MaxiDense dense phase pneumatic conveying system maximizes the time spent at the design pressure of the convey system, producing the most efficient conveying possible. First, the tank design has a fully fluidized bottom using Fullerator aeration elements that promote smooth flow of...

  • The Potential Influence of Particle Size on Pneumatic Conveying System Performance

    November 10, 2014

    Pneumatic conveying is potentially one of the most aggressive means of transporting materials. Only in low-velocity, dense phase conveying systems can the conveying of the material be described as being ‘gentle.’ In dilute phase suspension flow most of the damage probably occurs with...

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  • Weighing and Dosing System Conveys Four Tons per Hour

    October 28, 2014

    The Volkmann Conweigh is a gravimetric weighing and dosing conveyor system available on either the Volkmann VS or PPC vacuum conveyors. Special design features ensure the vacuum conveyor is isolated from external forces. Weighing occurs throughout the entire conveying cycle to accurately establish...

  • Vacuum Conveying Solutions for System Integration

    October 21, 2014

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems for the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, and coatings industries, has published a new catalog detailing its range of product offerings, covering vacuum conveying from pick-up through discharge, representing a wide range of solutions for...

  • Milling & Material Handling Program Provides Wealth of Information

    October 15, 2014

    Hosted by Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, the Fall Milling & Material Handling Expo drew a capacity crowd for its presentations from the host company, as well as its partners Coperion K-Tron and Sly Inc.     Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems marketing manager Greg Boyer greeted...

  • KSU Bulk Solids Innovation Center Progressing

    October 9, 2014

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility's foundation is currently being poured, and the job description for...