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  • Slide Gates with Variable Positioning

    April 21, 2014

    Lorenz Series “E” slide gates are manufactured for dry bulk conveying systems operating under pressure, vacuum, or gravity. Three-eights–in.-thick top and bottom flanges offer solid sealing capabilities providing pressure on the seals with greater torque on the plates. Slide gates...

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  • Coperion Hygienic PLUS Rotary Valves Certified for Dry Cleaning

    April 10, 2014

    With the range of discharge valves type ZRD and blow-through valves type ZXD, Coperion GmbH now offers the food industry the first rotary valves in Hygienic PLUS execution to be certified in compliance with the criteria of the European Hygienic Engineering & Design Group (EHEDG), type ED. These...

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  • Gatelock Assembly Is Low-Maintenance Alternative

    April 7, 2014

    The Gatelock assembly is an economical, low-maintenance alternative to the traditional rotary airlock feeder that provides a positive seal that that can accommodate either full vacuum or pressure up to 100 psig. The air-operated seat inflates to provide a long-lasting, high-integrity seal, and...

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  • Pelletron Develops New 30-Degree Diverter Valve

    April 7, 2014

    Based on market demands, Pelletron has 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 for use as an upgraded retrofit to existing pneumatic conveying lines or for integration...

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  • Klean-in-Place II Rotary Airlock Feeder at Upcoming Powder Show

    March 26, 2014

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Inc. will be exhibiting its USDA-approved Meyer Klean-In-Place II rotary airlock feeder at the upcoming Powder Show in Rosemont, IL, May 6-8, 2014. Klean-In-Place II is a special purpose valve suited for dairy, pharmaceutical, food, baking, chemical, paint, and powder-...

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  • Precision Machine & Manufacturing Announces Management Buyout

    March 19, 2014

    Precision Machine & Manufacturing Co. (PMM), Eugene, OR, announced the completion of a management-led acquisition of the company from the retiring owners, Jim and Colleen Miller. The investment team is led by Kirk Morton, company president. Funding to support the acquisition was provided by...

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  • Volumetric and Gravimetric Feeder Design to Ensure Reliable Flow

    March 17, 2014

    A technical workshop entitled, “Volumetric and Gravimetric Feeder Design to Ensure Reliable Flow,” will take place on Tuesday, May 6, from 3:15pm-4:45pm, at the Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, IL. The workshop will be led by Joe Marinelli, president, Solids Handling...

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  • Vortex Appoints Rep in Africa

    March 11, 2014

    Vortex announces the appointment of Capack Pty Ltd as the company’s exclusive representative in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Swaziland, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Mauritius, and Seychelles. Capack (Pty) Ltd offers specialized solutions for...

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  • Kemutec and BAGCorpStore.com Announce Partnership

    March 11, 2014

    Kemutec and BAGCorpStore.com announce a strategic partnership that consolidates two essential components of handling dry, flowable products through bulk bags and FIBC applications. B.A.G. Corp., the sole manufacturer of the Super Sack container now offers the Mucon iris diaphragm valve from...

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  • Rotary Feeder Valves

    March 5, 2014

    The MD Series of rotary feeder valves are material metering valves that immediately contribute tangible operating efficiency advantages and long-term production and maintenance savings. The MD Series of rotary feeders is constructed with an 8-vane rotary valve that ensures proper pressure sealing...

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