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  • 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...

  • Roller Gate Valve Solves Leaking Problem

    March 12, 2015

    A major confectionery manufacturer in North America contacted Kemutec in the hope of finding a solution to an issue encountered with its existing roller gate valve. The manufacture process included the delivery of powder sugar onto a weigh belt feeder within their agglomeration process. The problem...

  • Prater Airlocks to Supply Key Component for Bill Gates Wastewater Project

    March 9, 2015

    Bill Gates has blogged, done interviews, and even made an appearance on "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” to promote the Omniprocessor, the latest project from the philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Omniprocessor is a machine that turns human waste into clean water...

  • Valves and Controllers for Dust Collectors

    March 4, 2015

    BRD/BDV dust collector valves and the AE series of sequential controllers are used in dust collection systems and baghouses. They assist in improving the maintenance, safety, and efficient operation of dust collection systems. The dust collector valves are available in sizes ranging from ¾...