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  • MD Series Rotary Feeders

    May 24, 2013

    The MD Series of rotary feeder valves are material metering valves that immediately contribute tangible operating efficiency advantages and long-term production and maintenance savings. The MD Series of rotary feeders is constructed with an 8-vane rotary valve that ensures proper pressure sealing...

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  • Kemutec Unveils Mucon Slide Gate Valve

    April 15, 2013

    Mucon, the originator of the iris diaphragm valve, announces the launch of a new range of pneumatic and manually actuated double flanged in-line slide gate valves. The new Mucon slide gate valve has 53 new patents pending claims, resulting in a nomination as a new product for the TechnoPharm new...

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  • Rhino Rotary Valve

    April 1, 2013

    Aerodyne’s Rhino Rotary “R” Valve is a high-capacity, material handling valve that is designed for continuous discharge of dry, free-flowing, low-abrasive solids in gravity-flow or low-pressure systems. It is equipped with six neoprene rubber-tipped rotor vanes, ensuring a...

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  • Valve Shipments to Grow 3% in 2013

    March 25, 2013

    Shipments for the U.S. industrial valve industry will grow 3% in 2013, increasing to nearly $4.3 billion, according to figures released by the Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA) as part of its annual market forecast. The increase marks the fourth consecutive year of growth following the...

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  • Vortex Announces Headquarters Expansion

    March 12, 2013

    Vortex announces its plans to increase its plant size by about 50 percent. The 64,000-sq-ft expansion will bring the Salina, KS headquarters to a total of 185,000 ft.   President and CEO Jeff Thompson said he expects construction to begin in April and be completed by the end of the year....

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  • Pinch Diverter Valves

    February 28, 2013

    Cyclonaire pinch diverter valves are built for obstruction-free flow of dry materials conveyed under pressure in dilute, semi-dense, and dense-phase pneumatic systems. They can direct material to two different destinations or be set up to combine material flows from two different sources. Each...

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  • Dense Flow Cone Valve

    February 27, 2013

    The Dense Flow cone valve is used in conjunction with the Dense Flow charging hopper as the main inlet and sealing valve for the Dense Flow conveying system. The charging hopper’s design eliminates head pressure, and vents the displaced air when material fills the pressure vessel, thus...

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  • Multi-Duty Airlocks

    February 27, 2013

    Even in severe operating conditions, the Multi-Duty (MD) Airlock is a low-maintenance workhorse. The MD meters highly abrasive products into conveying lines or storage areas. Ruggedly built with hardened precision machined abrasion-resistant Class 40 iron, the MD also features reliable TS4 seals....

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  • Dust Collector Series Airlock

    February 27, 2013

    This Dust Collector Series (DCS) rotary airlock is suited for general use under dust collectors, cyclones, and hoppers. With standard features some competitors consider heavy-duty, all DCS airlocks boast eight-blade rotors, precision machining, and rugged cast iron housing for efficient operation....

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  • Light-Duty Aerolock Rotary Valve

    February 27, 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...

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