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  • Versatile Airlock Valve Introduced

    October 19, 2015

    Aerodyne Environmental offers a newly designed, low-maintenance Vacu-Valve airlock valve. The Vacu-Valve is a trickle valve that operates as a constant discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones, and other equipment operating under negative pressure. Its duck bill design allows it to...

  • Kemutec Appoints New Operations Manager

    October 9, 2015

    Kemutec Group Inc. has been appointed Steve Mines as operations manager at its Bristol, PA facility.   Mines joins Kemutec at a time of continued business growth to strengthen the management team and to take charge of all supply chain and site operational requirements. This includes...

  • Stainless Steel, Butterfly, and Rotary Valves

    October 7, 2015

    MEI Valvole manufactures a diverse range of stainless steel, butterfly, and rotary valves. Using only quality stainless steel blanks, all valves come with complete raw material documentation, and a seal of approval. The range includes: the red line that focuses on marine oil, chemical, and...

  • Pioneer Systems

  • Ball Diverter Valves Have Three-Way Vortex Design

    September 30, 2015

    Cyclonaire’s ball-style diverter valves are built for multiple source convergence and multiple destination divergence of dry materials in either pressure or vacuum modes. The three-way vortex design is available in seven configurations to accommodate a wide range of piping layouts, and the...

  • Heavy-Duty Discharge Valve

    September 23, 2015

    The Lorenz discharge valve is manufactured with heavy-duty 3/16-in. stainless blades with built-in material scrapers that aid in minimizing material packing or building up. The square machined blade “dead ends” against the body of the valve allowing material to escape below. The valve...

  • Plug Type Diverter Routes Powders and Pellets

    September 21, 2015

    The DMN PTD plug type diverter is designed to route powders and pellets with minimum degradation in pneumatic conveying systems. It is suitable for use in the chemical, plastics, food, animal feed, and pharmaceutical industries. The PTD consists of an aluminum housing in which a plug with two pipes...

  • Vortex Appoints Rep in Denmark

    September 17, 2015

    Vortex has appointed Mespo ApS as its exclusive agent in Denmark. Mespo sells high-quality components, machines, and customized solutions for powder handling manufacturers such as DMN-Westinghouse, Filcoflex, Spiroflow, and Greenwood Magnetics. “We are very pleased to add Mespo to...

  • Two-Way Hygienic Stainless Steel Diverter Valve

    September 17, 2015

    The Coperion WYK-CIP two-way diverter valve is ideally suited for inline material handling of hygienic and difficult-to-handle powders and granular products. This valve can be used in pneumatic conveying systems in order to divert transfer of material to different locations. The fully automatic CIP...

  • Rotary Airlock Handles Severe, Abrasive Applications

    September 14, 2015

    The Type 8 rotary airlock is the latest addition to the Smoot airlock line. It has been designed for use in severe, abrasive material applications (similar to cement, limestone, grout, charcoal), but has also found a home in difficult- or expensive-to-replace locations due to its extended life. The...