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  • New High-Capacity Trickle Valve for Dust Collection

    December 1, 2014

    The 10-in. Vacu-Valve trickle valve system is a low-cost, low-maintenance dust collector valve that operates as a constant discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones, and other equipment operating under negative pressure. The new 10-in. size option offers a much larger capacity. Its...

  • Variable Position Throttle Valve

    November 17, 2014

    The patent-pending Variable Position Throttle Valve allows you to discharge your materials to several discharge points at the same time without product damage. The discharge can be completely open, closed, or any position in between. This new valve design eliminates shearing of your product as...

  • Abrasion-Resistant Rotary Valve

    November 11, 2014

    FLSmidth’s abrasion-resistant rotary valve helps to maximize the performance and dependability of a pneumatic conveying system by combining several essential features in a single unit. The rotary valve’s ceramic lining and tungsten carbide coatings provide a long operating life with...

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  • Vortex Announces Representative in Sweden

    November 5, 2014

    Vortex announces the appointment of NaW Trading as the company’s exclusive representative in Sweden, Norway, and Finland. NaW offers dry bulk material handling solutions in the processing, seaport, power, and mining industries.   “NaW Trading is a young company,” said...

  • Ball Diverter Valves Features Three-Way Vortex Design

    October 23, 2014

    Cyclonaire’s ball-style diverter valves are built for multiple source convergence and multiple destination divergence of dry materials in either pressure or vacuum modes. The three-way vortex design is available in seven configurations to accommodate a wide range of piping layouts, and the...

  • KSU Bulk Solids Innovation Center Progressing

    October 9, 2014

    The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center, which broke ground in July, is already creating momentum toward its project goals. The innovation center has garnered $2.4 million in equipment donations, the facility's foundation is currently being poured, and the job description for...

  • Plattco Awarded Patent for Pneumatic Conveying Valve Seal

    September 17, 2014

    Plattco Corp., producer of advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, has been awarded a patent for a high-pressure mechanical shaft seal that improves the performance and maintenance-free operation of industrial valves in high-velocity, high-pressure conveying systems. The...

  • Passive Isolation Valve

    September 8, 2014

    The ATEX passive isolation valve is fully passive device and does not require active dust management or low Pred values to function properly. A metal-to-metal seal eliminates temperature considerations and gasket failures. Through the use of standard frangible vents, re-settable explosion doors,...

  • Torque Limiting Device Prevents Valve Damage

    September 8, 2014

    Smith Flow Control’s TorkDrive prevents manual valves from being damaged due to excessive torque application during valve operation. It can be customized to suit most manufacturer’s handwheel operated valves where valves require a torque monitoring of over 59 ft/lb. The device is set to...