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  • Heavy-Duty Valves

    June 13, 2013

    Plattco valves provide a long-term solution to airlock wear by eliminating the rotary action of other valves. The body of the valve is not a sealing surface. All valve bodies are cast in alloys that are specifically designed for the valve application. They are long-life units that are designed to...

  • Monster Double Flapgate Valve

    June 12, 2013

    The Meyer Monster Double Flapgate airlock valve is engineered and manufactured for extreme operating environments or highly abrasive materials. The valve is specifically designed to control the rate of materials flow through a system and at the same time preventing air leakage by isolating the...

  • Series E Slide Gates Rated to 15 PSI

    June 11, 2013

    Lorenz manufactures slide gates for gravity, vacuum, or pressure conveying systems rated to 15 PSI. Three-eights-in.-thick top and bottom flanges provide pressure on the seals with greater torque on the plates. Slide gates can be air purged to handle fine powders eliminating concerns about product...

  • Light-Duty (LD) Aerolock Rotary Valve

    June 10, 2013

    The K-Tron Light-Duty (LD) Aerolock rotary valve is engineered for low-pressure or low-vacuum service applications. The LD Aerolock is ideally suited for use with fine powders and dusts commonly associated with cyclone or filter-type dust collectors where a head of material does not build up on top...

  • Custom Rotary Valves

    June 7, 2013

    PPS provides custom rotary valve solutions for a variety of applications and industries, including food, dairy, and nutritional. Valves include drop-through or convey-through design, standard or sanitary, large or small. PPS engineers will discuss feed rates, powder characteristics, and select the...

  • Stainless Steel Rotovalve

    June 6, 2013

    The M.O. Industries/SteriValve “Quick Clean” Rotovalve comes in sizes ranging from 4 to 10 in. No bolts are used to hold the valve together, and one sanitary clamp ring is used to hold the valve together. The entire valve is made of 316L stainless steel, with an interior mirror polish...

  • Rotary Valves for Dust Collection Applications

    June 5, 2013

    Designed specifically for rugged applications generating harsh or abrasive dusts, the CI Series of rotary valves from ACS Valves provides processing operations continuous performance, reduced maintenance, and optimal energy efficiency. To provide long-term, heavy-duty rotary airlock performance, CI...

  • Klean-in-Place Rotary Airlock Feeder

    June 4, 2013

    The Meyer Klean-in-Place rotary airlock feeder is a special-purpose valve suited for dairy, pharmaceutical, food, baking, chemical, paint, and powder-coating applications. All that’s needed to simply remove the rotor from the housing is a common 3/16-in. Allan wrench. The re-designed two...

  • GQM/H Quick Clean Rotary Valve

    June 3, 2013

    In addition to the quick clean valve with expandable rotor on rails, Pelletron developed a new type of valve with a hinged rotor. Rail type valves have the disadvantage that dust or other foreign parts can settle on the rails. This problem could be eliminated through the hinges. Specially designed...

  • Patented HDPV2 Slide Gate

    May 29, 2013

    Vortex’s patented HDP slide gate is a proven solution for a wide variety of applications for handling sticky and/or abrasive powders in systems with positive pressures up to 75 psig (5 bar). The new HDPV2 offers enhancements over the original HDP design. New features include a wider bonnet...