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  • Flex Tube Diverters Eliminate Cross-Contamination

    June 17, 2014

    Vortex Flex Tube Diverters eliminate material cross-contamination commonly found in the food, plastic, and chemical industries. They are ideal to divert, or converge, a wide range of dry materials, including sugar-based solids, in gravity or dilute phase pneumatic conveying systems. Flex Tube...

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  • Severe Application Rotary Airlock

    June 5, 2014

    The Type 8 rotary airlock is the latest addition to the Smoot airlock line. It has been designed for use in severe applications and starts with a heavy-duty cast airlock casting. Ceramic tiles are bonded to the internal surfaces. A closed end rotor with tungsten carbide tips and shroud insures the...

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  • Cascade Separator System Sizes, Classifies, Grades Powders

    June 5, 2014

    The cascade separator system from Russell Finex is a spring-mounted grading separator ideal for sizing, classifying, or grading powders. The separator accurately sieves powders on a much larger screen area, removing the need to invest in more expensive, larger diameter machines to obtain a higher...

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  • Stainless Steel Rotocrusher Valve

    May 27, 2014

    The M.O. Industries/SteriValve “Quick Clean” Rotocrusher valve comes in sizes ranging from 4 to 10 in. One sanitary clamp ring is used to hold the valve together. The entire valve is made of 316L stainless steel, with an interior mirror polish as standard. A stainless steel electric...

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  • Kemutec Unveils Mucon Double-Flange Slide Gate Valve

    May 22, 2014

    Building on the success of its low-cost SV range of single-flanged slide gate valves, Mucon has developed an in-line version for applications requiring a flange connection at the outlet, and so the DSV double flange slide gate valve was born.   The slim, lightweight alloy design of the...

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  • Quick Clean Airlock Meets Challenging Sanitary Requirements

    May 20, 2014

    The cleanable round airlock (CRA) was designed specifically for food, pet food, and chemical industry applications, where equipment must meet challenging sanitary requirements. CRA allows easy cleaning and inspection, increases throughput with faster change-overs, and delivers value-conscious clean...

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  • Industry-Academic Partnership Opportunities

    May 19, 2014

    Theoretical to practical application cooperative efforts between universities and businesses of all types is certainly not a new concept. In the late 20th century, pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms began working closely with universities. Successful, forward-thinking companies like Genentech...

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  • Quick-Clean Feeder Valves

    April 30, 2014

    Engineered specifically for sanitary applications, such as food processing or pharmaceutical processing, Quick-Clean feeder valves reduce cleaning and sanitizing time, and simplify inspections. The feeders can be disassembled, cleaned, and reassemble in 20 minutes as a result of the RotorRail...

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  • Containment Valve Achieves Validated Nanogram Level Performance

    April 30, 2014

    The newest model in the ChargePoint PharmaSafe range of high containment valves has successfully achieved nanogram level performance. The PharmaSafe 'pro' patented split valve is specifically developed to meet the demands for operator protection against increasingly potent ingredients...

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  • Wye Line Diverter for Powder, Pellets, Granules

    April 29, 2014

    The Vortex Quantum Series wye line diverter is designed to direct powder, pellets, or granules from one source to multiple destinations, or converge from varied sources to one destination. Unlike common flap or plug diverters, these wye line diverters offer a wide range of dilute-phase and vacuum...

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