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  • Vortex Appoints Iberfluid Instruments as Agent in Iberian Peninsula

    February 1, 2010

    Vortex Valves Europe Ltd. has announced the appointment of Iberfluid Instruments S.A. as its official agent in Spain and Portugal. As an authorized agent of Vortex Valves, Iberfluid Instruments will manage technical inquiries and service for Vortex’s full line of problem-solving slide...

  • Vortex Mobile Demonstration Unit Hits the Road in China

    January 22, 2010

    Vortex has announced the launch of its new Mobile Display Unit (MDU) in the People’s Republic of China. Based out of Vortex’s Shanghai office, the MDU is outfitted with state-of-the-art valve technology and travels directly to dry processing facilities throughout Eastern China....

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  • Video Demonstrates Aerodyne's Duck-Bill Valve for Dust Collection

    October 27, 2009

    Aerodyne, a specialist in solving dry material-handling problems, has introduced an animated demonstration of the Vacu-Valve dust valve, a low-cost, low-maintenance dust collector valve at www.AerodyneUS.com/013. This brief demo illustrates the effectiveness of the Platypus Vacu-Valve as an...

  • ACS Valves Launches New Web Site

    October 16, 2009

    ACS Valves has announced the launch of its new Web site, www.acsvalves.com. The site was designed for ease of use and is updated daily with videos, newsletters, new products, and options. The company’s 16 lines of valves and feeders are featured, with specifications available with a single...

  • Zhang Named Sales and Marketing Manager; Vortex Valves Asia-Pacific Opens in Shanghai

    June 22, 2009

    Vortex Valves International is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Zhang as the new sales and marketing manager for Vortex’s Asia-Pacific operations. Tony will oversee Vortex’s new office based in Pudong, Shanghai. Zhang’s experience, education, and core values stood out...

  • Rotary Valves

    June 2, 2009

    This completely redesigned rotary valve family for granular products consists of valves for various pressure applications, as well as a quick-clean version. The valves are available for discharge applications as a low-pressure version for 3 psi, a medium-pressure conveying valve for 22 psi...

  • Bulk Material Valve

    June 2, 2009

    The patented bulk material valve was designed for dense- and dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems for transporter fill valve, discharge, vent applications, transfer lines, under baghouses, silos, and dust collectors. The valve is designed to operate in process temperatures up to 550ºF and...

  • Valves, Gates, & Airlocks Focus - June 09

    May 27, 2009

    High-Speed Abort Gate Standard features of this abort gate include heavy-duty fully welded steel construction, painted OSHA safety yellow, 110-V control panel, manual gate reset by a hand-crank actuator, gate accelerating springs, fail-safe electromagnets, steel gate seals, and limit switches for...

  • Rotary Airlock Valve Increases Efficiency, Reduces Costs

    May 26, 2009

    Side front view of PAV-12 showing customer-applied accessories Specialty Minerals operates a small facility in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The plant processes 100 tn/day of minus...