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  • Dust Collector Series Rotary Airlock Valve

    March 28, 2012

    The Dust Collector Series (DCS) rotary airlock valve is suited for general use under dust collectors, cyclones, and hoppers. With standard features competitors call “heavy-duty,” these valves boast eight-blade rotors, precision machining, and rugged cast iron housing for efficient...

  • DMN Single Straight Pipe Plug Diverter

    March 23, 2012

    The SPTD plug diverter has a single straight pipe and is available in sizes from 6 to 16 in. The straight pipe diverter is suitable for applications in the food, pet food, plastics, and petrochemical industries. The design of the SPTD plug diverter conforms to all current legislation regarding...

  • Vortex Appoints JK Process Equipment New Rep in Southern UK

    March 14, 2012

    Vortex Valves Europe, a global engineering and manufacturing company with a technical focus on dry bulk solid valve solutions, has appointed Jonathan Kerr, of JK Process Equipment, as its new technical sales representative for the Southern United Kingdom. Kerr has more than 15 years experience in...

  • Energy-Efficient Airlocks

    March 13, 2012

    MPSH, MPSJ, and MPSN airlocks feature a robust design that improves operating reliability and reduces running costs. Features include: low energy consumption; elimination of chain re-lubrication; consistent air pressure due to the minimal clearance between the rotor and the housing; uniform...

  • Seal Tite Diverters Offer Dust-Tight Seals

    March 9, 2012

    Vortex Seal Tite diverters divert material from one source to two destinations in gravity-flow applications. This is ideal for applications that require a dust-tight seal to minimize cross-contamination in plastic, food, chemical, and agricultural applications. The Seal Tite diverter is engineered...

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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...