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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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  • Round and Square Rotary Valves

    April 22, 2014

    Coperion K-Tron offers Heavy Duty (HD), Maximum Duty (MD), and Quick-Clean (QC) Aerolock rotary valves, as well as Light Duty (LD) and Blow-Through (BT) models. These rotary valves are available with round or square inlet/outlet configurations providing 6- through 20-in. openings. Standard...

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  • Slide Gates with Variable Positioning

    April 21, 2014

    Lorenz Series “E” slide gates are manufactured for dry bulk conveying systems operating under pressure, vacuum, or gravity. Three-eights–in.-thick top and bottom flanges offer solid sealing capabilities providing pressure on the seals with greater torque on the plates. Slide gates...

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  • Coperion Hygienic PLUS Rotary Valves Certified for Dry Cleaning

    April 10, 2014

    With the range of discharge valves type ZRD and blow-through valves type ZXD, Coperion GmbH now offers the food industry the first rotary valves in Hygienic PLUS execution to be certified in compliance with the criteria of the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG), type ED. These...

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  • Gatelock Assembly Is Low-Maintenance Alternative

    April 7, 2014

    The Gatelock assembly is an economical, low-maintenance alternative to the traditional rotary airlock feeder that provides a positive seal that that can accommodate either full vacuum or pressure up to 100 psig. The air-operated seat inflates to provide a long-lasting, high-integrity seal, and...

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  • Pelletron Develops New 30-Degree Diverter Valve

    April 7, 2014

    Based on market demands, Pelletron has developed a new diverter valve with a 30-degree diversion angle with a smooth pass-through design. The valve is designed for pellet and granular applications, and is ideal for use as an upgraded retrofit to existing pneumatic conveying lines or for integration...

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  • Klean-in-Place II Rotary Airlock Feeder at Upcoming Powder Show

    March 26, 2014

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Inc. will be exhibiting its USDA-approved Meyer Klean-In-Place II rotary airlock feeder at the upcoming Powder Show in Rosemont, IL, May 6-8, 2014. Klean-In-Place II is a special purpose valve suited for dairy, pharmaceutical, food, baking, chemical, paint, and powder-...

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