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  • Aero-Flow Rotary Feeders for Pneumatic Conveying

    February 25, 2014

    Designed specifically for pneumatic conveying of dense materials, such as fine powders used in chemical and pharmaceutical processing, food, and bakery processing, plastics, and milling, the Aero-Flow series of rotary feeders from ACS Valves provides efficient, air-assisted, material introduction...

  • CRA Quick Clean Airlock for Food and Chemical Applications

    February 19, 2014

    The Mac Process 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 offers a clean...

  • Reconditioning Service for Rotary Valves

    February 18, 2014

    RVS can save you time and money by reconditioning your rotary valve back to original factory specifications. The company specializes in reconditioning stainless steel and demountable valves, including Nu-Con and DMN brand names. Reconditioning helps ensure the performance of your process doesn...

  • Reduce Abrasion on Rotary Valves

    February 11, 2014

    Smoot offers the cavity air purge process on its entire line of rotary valves to reduce abrasion on the rotor, cylinder, and endplates. This patented design uses low-pressure air from the convey blowers, and purges the material from the cavity between the shroud and the housing plates. Smoot,...

  • Heavy-Duty Discharge Valves

    February 10, 2014

    Lorenz discharge valves are manufactured with heavy-duty 3/16-in. stainless blades with built-in material scrapers that aid in minimizing material packing or building up. The square machined blade “dead ends” against the body of the valve allowing material to escape below. The discharge...

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  • Universal-Duty Stock Valves Available from Meyer

    January 10, 2014

    Meyer’s UDV Universal Duty Valves are designed for economical material metering and airlock service. The housing design increases volumetric capacities while still providing the same flange to flange height and bolt pattern as the HDX Series. The UDV valves are available with square or round...

  • Series “N” Roller Gate

    January 10, 2014

    The Lorenz Roller Gate is suited to high cycle gravity flow applications of dry material.  Adjustable nylon cam rollers create a dust tight seal on the blade.  Fully lined polymer interior.  Regular or CEMA flange patterns are available.  Aluminum construction with polished...

  • Architect Selected for Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    January 2, 2014

    Salina-based Jones Gillam Renz Architects Inc. has been selected to design the new Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina. Construction is expected to start in 2014 and be completed in 2016. The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will be a 12,768-sq-...

  • Gravity Vee Diverter

    December 19, 2013

    The Vortex Gravity Vee Diverter is designed to divert dry bulk solids in a gravity-flow conveying system. Traditional “A” valves or flap gates require material flow to be shut off before redirecting the material, often requiring an additional knife gate above the ”A” valve....