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  • Gravity Pant-Leg Diverter Valves

    April 9, 2015

    Available in various sizes and outlet configurations, the Vac-U-Max gravity diverter valve features state-of-the-art pneumatic actuators and adjustable operating speeds. The unit allows for unrestricted material flow through open gates, with split-body design allowing for ease of cleaning and...

  • Three Reasons You Should Use Dust-Tight Valves

    April 7, 2015

    When it comes to selecting the right valve for your dry process application, there are many slide gates and diverter valves to choose from. Process valves are used to control the material flow in powder/bulk material handling systems (bins, hoppers, silos, downspouts, etc.) in a variety of...

  • New 30-Degree Diverter Valve Developed

    April 6, 2015

    Based on market demands, Pelletron 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 to retrofit existing pneumatic conveying lines or for integration into new pneumatic...

  • Heavy-Duty Rotary Feeders

    April 3, 2015

    ACS Valves offers the CI Series of rotary feeders for rugged applications. They provide continuous performance, reduced maintenance, and optimal energy efficiency. To provide long-term, heavy-duty feeder performance, CI Series valve housings are cast in North America to ensure superior strength in...

  • Explosion-Proof Rotary Airlocks

    March 26, 2015

    DMN explosion-proof rotary airlocks are used in several metering and feeding applications involving powder bulk handling. Explosions due to dust are a potentially deadly and costly risk associated with any process operation that employs powders or bulk solids. Process systems and components often...

  • Prater Industries Launches New Website, Logo, Brand Identity

    March 23, 2015

    Prater Industries, a global leader in particle processing equipment, has officially launched a new website and corporate identity.   “The new website and brand update are an outward reflection of the company’s internal focus on continuous improvement,” said Pete Hinzy,...

  • Wafer/Butterfly Valves

    March 23, 2015

    Specially designed to handle dry materials, the wafer valve features a 316 stainless steel disk that seals against molded food-grade liner. Bulk materials only contact the liner and disk, with the low-profile disk able to rotate 90 degrees for maximum free-flow area. The liner also serves as a...

  • Conveying Line Controller

    March 17, 2015

    Lorenz manufactures a line controller that allows full control of conveying lines in pressure, vacuum, and gravity applications. Utilizing two Series E slide gates, each line can be independently controlled having either line open, closed, both open, or both closed. A variety of configurations are...

  • New Double Flap Valve Seal Reduces Maintenance, Improves Performance

    March 16, 2015

    Plattco Corporation launches EZ Seat, a way to replace the wear edge on Double Flap Airlock valves to reduce maintenance time and cost, and increase valve performance. In several pilot implementations, EZ Seat has delivered benefits in systems conveying cement kiln dust, limestone dust,...

  • Valve Proves Itself in Beer Brewing Process

    March 13, 2015

    Craft brewers are known for their unique ability to create a product from traditional and non-traditional ingredients producing a harmony of complex flavors. When faced with the challenge of carefully dispensing grain from a bulk bag container into a new brewing line BridgePort Brewing Co. enlisted...