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  • 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...

  • Rotary Valve-Solutions

  • 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....

  • Maximum-Duty Aerolock Rotary Valve

    December 16, 2013

    The Coperion K-Tron Maximum-Duty (MD) Aerolock rotary valve is engineered for heavy to severe industrial service with pressure differentials up to 20 psi and/or temperatures of 250°F. The unit is designed to withstand severe shock loads and elevated temperatures consistent with continuous 24-...

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  • Low-Maintenace Gatelock

    November 27, 2013

    Posi-flate’s Gatelock assembly is a low-maintenance alternative to the traditional rotary airlock feeder. The air-operated seat inflates to provide a long-lasting, high-integrity positive seal that can accommodate either full vacuum or pressure up to 100 PSIG. The seat automatically...

  • Custom Rotary Valves

    November 22, 2013

    PPS provides custom rotary valve solutions for a variety of applications and industries, including food, dairy, and nutritional. Valves are available in drop-through and convey-through designs, standard or sanitary, large or small. Engineers are able to discuss feed rates and powder characteristics...