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  • 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...

  • Rotary Airlocks, Diverter Valves, Gates

    May 29, 2013

    Horizon offers multiple rotary airlocks to meet many applications. Its airlock rebuild program can rebuild old airlocks to look and run like new for 25% less than the cost of a new one. Its diverter valves fit all applications, such as inline diverter valves to redirect material flow in a dilute-...

  • Rotary Airlocks

    May 28, 2013

    Smoot manufactures rotary airlocks from the Type 1 standard yet versatile version to the Type 6 built with rugged NiHard steel to withstand the most abrasive materials and applications. A complete line of rotor options and accessories is available. Smoot will customize the rotary airlock to fit...

  • Pneumatic Safety Valves

    May 24, 2013

    MS6-SV and MS9-SV safety valves offer compact size and soft start functionality. The MS6-SV is available in Performance Level c and e units; the MS9-SV is available in a Performance Level c unit. Both valves have integrated soft start and exhaust functions in a compact unified body. OEMs and end...