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  • Three-Position Slide Diverter Valve

    February 19, 2013

    The three-position slide diverter valve features a sealing method that uses regulated compressed air, applied to the sealing rings. This results in an airtight seal between the inlet and outlet ports and allows the valve to can be used in either pressure or vacuum pneumatic conveying systems. This...

  • Tight-Tolerance Rotary Airlock Valves

    February 13, 2013

    Progressive Products offers a range of tight tolerance, high-quality, American-made airlock valves for pneumatic conveying systems. All of the valves feature heavy-duty cast iron construction, relieved 8-vane rotors, premium life bearings, maintenance-free seals, and purge-ready endplates. ...

  • Millington Appointed European Sales Manager at Vortex

    February 8, 2013

    Vortex announces a change in its European sales management structure in order to support its continued growth as a solution provider in components for bulk material handling. Laurence Millington has been appointed European sales manager. In his new position, Millington will be responsible for...

  • Titan Series TLD Diverter

    February 7, 2013

    The Titan Series TLD diverter is designed for use in gravity-flow applications where abrasive material is diverted from one source to either two or three destinations. Material handled with the TLD diverter can include aggregates, rock, glass cullet, sand, refractory mix, and clinker. It is...

  • Blow-Through Feeder/Airlock

    February 5, 2013

    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 design...

  • Series D Diverter Valves

    January 25, 2013

    Lorenz manufactures Diverter Valves for vacuum and dilute phase conveying systems, including 2-way, 3-way, and 4-way diverters that are available in sizes from 2 to 8 in. in a variety of configurations. A lightweight aluminum sealed housing and polished stainless steel blade provide durability and...

  • Universal-Duty Stock Valves Are Ready to Ship

    January 4, 2013

    Meyer’s UDV-Universal Duty Valves are designed for material metering and airlock service. The housing design increases volumetric capacities while still providing the same flange-to-flange height and bolt pattern as the HDX Series. The UDV valves are available with square or round flanges;...

  • Rotary Airlocks Provide Extended Service

    November 29, 2012

    Features of these rotary airlocks include heavy-duty casting, precise machined rotors with larger shaft diameters to minimize deflection, and heavy-duty ANSI flanges to resist distortion. These airlocks are available in sizes from 4 to 24 in. in carbon steel and stainless steel. All airlocks are...

  • VM Butterfly Valves

    November 28, 2012

    Kemutec’s VM butterfly valves are ideal for both general and custom applications. They are suited for powders, slurries, high-pressure and/or extreme temperature applications. Available with standard 10-bar capability, they are offered with options that include manual or pneumatic actuation,...

  • HDPV2 Slide Gate

    November 21, 2012

    Vortex has released the HDPV2 gate, which offers significant enhancements over the original HDP design. New features include a wider bonnet that eliminates a dead pocket where material could potentially build-up. Other design changes include a longer body frame to allow easier inspection and...