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  • Online Components & Accessories Resource

    June 3, 2014

    The NBE Components & Accessories Resource is a secure, online tool specifically for professionals involved in the operation and maintenance of pneumatic conveying systems for dry bulk material handling. The Resource offers immediate access to more than 1750 SKUs in 60 product categories. These...

  • Pocket Elbow for Pneumatic Conveying Pipelines

    May 28, 2014

    The Dense Flow pocket elbow is designed for use on pneumatic conveying pipelines, and is most effective when highly abrasive materials are being transported. During a pneumatic convey cycle the elbow traps incoming material at the elbows deflection point. The material that is trapped in the...

  • A Perspective on the Powder Show

    May 20, 2014

    I have been attending the Powder Show in Rosemont, IL since 1978. This year's show was much more upbeat than years past, as the show seemed to have gotten somewhat stale. UBM and Powder & Bulk Solids have made significant improvements to the venue.     I had a busy day at...

  • Pneumatic Vacuum Conveyors Save Time, Energy

    May 19, 2014

    The design of Volkmann pneumatic conveyors ensures secure and environmentally safe powder handling and transfer throughout the production process, as well as making the work of production staff simpler offering a cost-effective material transfer method for powders and small particles. In...

  • Video of Mini Fluidizer Kit Installation

    May 14, 2014

    Solimar Pneumatics announces a new method of installation of its 2-in.-diam Mini Fluidizer disks. More pneumatic conveying options are now available for moving dry materials in pipes, chutes, and small hoppers with easier installation. The new Fast-Fit Kit only requires a small 1 1/8-in.-diam hole...

  • Free Plastics Processing Seminar

    May 14, 2014

    A free, one-day plastics processing seminar will be held June 5, 2014 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in Woodlands, TX. This seminar offers plastics processors detailed information on key topics in the plastics industry. The seminar is ideal for general...

  • Dust-Free Container Loading of Bulk Materials

    May 13, 2014

    The volume of powdery dry bulk material being imported and exported is increasing rapidly. Dusty conditions created during loading and unloading make handling difficult, and cost-effective, dry storage of large amounts of the bulk material poses yet another challenge. A large, U.S. dry bulk...

  • Industry Professionals Overflow Conference Rooms at Powder Show

    May 7, 2014

    Conference rooms were filled to capacity and more as the revamped 2014 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference got underway Tuesday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL.  A standing-room only throng turned out for the opening Keynote Technology Panel on...

  • Coperion K-Tron Introduces Sanitary Filter Receiver at Powder Show

    May 6, 2014

    Coperion K-Tron introduced its new Sanitary Filter Receiver (SFR) at the Powder Show Tuesday, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The SFR provides automatic separation of product material from the convey air for vacuum and pressure conveying sanitary applications in batch...

  • Free Webinar on Air and Particle Flow in Pipelines Offered

    May 1, 2014

    Pneumatic conveying consultant Dr. David Mills, will present “Air and Particle Flow in Pipelines”, as part of Powder & Bulk Solids’ DryPro webinar series, on June 18.   This webinar will look at pneumatic conveying from a rather different viewpoint. It aims to explain...