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  • Sanitary Rotary Airlocks

    March 6, 2012

    Recently DMN was presented with the official EHEDG Type EL Class I certificate of compliance for hygienic CIP rotary airlocks. The concerning component was evaluated for compliance with the Hygienic Equipment Design Criteria of the EHEDG and was declared to meet these criteria. By attaining this...

  • USDA Rotary Valves

    March 2, 2012

    GEA Nu-Con rotary valves are specifically designed to comply with USDA requirements and offer several features to meet the demanding requirements of the dairy industry. Tools-free demounting provides a convenient method to remove the rotor from the valve body and features precise rotor alignment to...

  • Pelletron Offers Quick-Clean Rotary Valve

    March 1, 2012

    Besides the quick-clean valve with expandable rotor on rails, Pelletron developed a new type sanitary valve with a hinged rotor. Dust or other foreign parts can settle on the rails of a rail-type valve in a dusty environment. This problem can be eliminated through the new hinged extraction system....

  • Opat Returns to Vortex to Lead Sales in Upper Midwest, Northeast

    February 28, 2012

    Vortex Valves has named Shawn Opat as regional sales manager for the Upper Midwest and Northeastern Region, including the cities of Boston, Chicago, Detroit, New York, Philadelphia, and Toronto. He reports to Vortex vice president of North American sales, Jason Marcotte. “We are...

  • Blow-Through Feeder/Airlock

    February 21, 2012

    The BT Series Blow-Through feeder/airlock is designed to ensure optimal bulk density and throughput of hard-to-convey materials such as fine powders and flakes that, in high-pressure pneumatic conveying applications, can easily over-aerate and reduce material feed efficiency. The BT Series feeder/...

  • Posi-flate to Introduce New Vibra-Gate Valve at Powder Show

    Posi-flate will be introducing its new Vibra-Gate valve at the upcoming Powder Show in Rosemont, IL. The Vibra-Gate valve is ideal for discharging almost any granular material from a bin or hopper where the materials are difficult to discharge. The Vibra-Gate valve easily handles sticky, cohesive,...

  • DDV Dust Duty Valve

    The DDV dust duty valve comes with a robust cast housing designed for greater capacity. The split packing ring design allows the user easy maintenance with no valve disassembly. A direct connected drive with an oversized gearbox eliminates the need of chain maintenance. Units can be specifically...

  • Series 585/586 Heavy-Duty Butterfly Valves

    The Series 585/586 inflatable seated butterfly valves are designed for the most the most severe of applications. The new heavy-duty seat has been designed for higher operating pressures and temperatures. Standard valve sizes range from 2 to 24 in. and fit both ANSI and metric flanges. The valves...

  • USDA Dairy-Accepted Airlocks and Diverters

    This range of USDA Dairy-accepted airlocks and diverters feature all product contact parts in 316 stainless steel and 150 grit polish. The sanitary rotary airlocks are available in drop through or blow through versions and are fitted with an easy detachable rotor. The airlocks are optionally...

  • Cast Iron Rotary Airlock Valves

    This new line of cast iron rotary airlock valves features the RotorRail that enables tool-less access to the rotor and all internal surfaces of the housing without time-consuming disassembly of the rotor, or the removal from service of upstream or downstream equipment commonly associated with...