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  • Heavy-Duty Discharge Valve

    September 23, 2015

    The Lorenz discharge valve is 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 valve...

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  • Plug Type Diverter Routes Powders and Pellets

    September 21, 2015

    The DMN PTD plug type diverter is designed to route powders and pellets with minimum degradation in pneumatic conveying systems. It is suitable for use in the chemical, plastics, food, animal feed, and pharmaceutical industries. The PTD consists of an aluminum housing in which a plug with two pipes...

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  • Vortex Appoints Rep in Denmark

    September 17, 2015

    Vortex has appointed Mespo ApS as its exclusive agent in Denmark. Mespo sells high-quality components, machines, and customized solutions for powder handling manufacturers such as DMN-Westinghouse, Filcoflex, Spiroflow, and Greenwood Magnetics. “We are very pleased to add Mespo to...

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  • Two-Way Hygienic Stainless Steel Diverter Valve

    September 17, 2015

    The Coperion WYK-CIP two-way diverter valve is ideally suited for inline material handling of hygienic and difficult-to-handle powders and granular products. This valve can be used in pneumatic conveying systems in order to divert transfer of material to different locations. The fully automatic CIP...

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  • Rotary Airlock Handles Severe, Abrasive Applications

    September 14, 2015

    The Type 8 rotary airlock is the latest addition to the Smoot airlock line. It has been designed for use in severe, abrasive material applications (similar to cement, limestone, grout, charcoal), but has also found a home in difficult- or expensive-to-replace locations due to its extended life. The...

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  • Diverter Valve with 30-Degree Diversion Angle

    September 14, 2015

    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 to retrofit existing pneumatic conveying lines or for integration into new pneumatic conveying systems.  The...

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  • Iris Diaphragm Valve for Big Bag Discharge Stations

    September 11, 2015

    The Mucon JS iris diaphragm valve is specifically designed for fitting to big bag discharge stations for the controlled emptying of product. Available in three sizes – 12-, 15-, and 18-in.-diam – the valve is suitable for dry powder materials up to 62 lb/cu ft. The single diaphragm and...

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  • Valves and Controllers for Dust Collectors

    September 11, 2015

    Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc. offers a broad line of BRD/BDV dust collector valves and the AE series of sequential controllers for use in dust collection systems and baghouses. The BRD/BDV and AE series of products assist in improving the maintenance, safety, and efficient operation of dust collection...

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  • New Low-Profile Slide Valves

    September 3, 2015

    The new VIB is a compact gravity slide valve with minimum overall height for all types of powdery or granular materials stored in silos or bins. Low-profile VIB slide valves are used where flow of a dry powder or granular material caused by gravity or conveying has to be intercepted. They may...

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  • Prater Offers New Preventative Maintenance Program

    August 6, 2015

    Prater Industries announces its new preventative maintenance and service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, a factory-trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections, and required services...

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