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  • Plattco Announces Industrial Valve Mobile Showroom Schedule

    July 28, 2014

    Plattco Corp., producer of advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, announced the schedule for the “Meet me at the truck” tour of its mobile showroom. Between August and December, the mobile showroom will visit companies in 15 states to provide free...

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  • Vortex Announces Rep Agent in Poland

    July 14, 2014

    Vortex announces the appointment of Fenix Systems as the company’s exclusive representative in Poland. Fenix supplies machine baggers, weighers, metal detectors, palletizers, and packers for the food industry.   Fenix President Julian Krupski founded the company in 1989 and renamed...

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  • Double Flap Valve Discount Program

    July 2, 2014

    Plattco Corp., a producer advanced material handling valves for industrial applications, announces a new program designed to give current users of Plattco Double Flap Airlock valves discounts on parts and labor for onsite valve maintenance performed before October 31. U.S. and Canadian...

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  • USDA-Approved Rotary Airlock Feeder

    July 1, 2014

    The USDA-Approved Klean-In-Place rotary airlock feeder is a special-purpose valve suited for dairy, pharmaceutical, food, baking, chemical, paint, and powder coating applications. The redesigned two slide bar offers stability, using linear bearings, and provides maximum support of the rotor while...

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  • Abrasion-Resistant Rotary Airlocks

    July 1, 2014

    Prater-Sterling offers a line of abrasion-resistant rotary airlocks. The AR 400 features Prehard 4140 shafting, an entire rotor vane made of AR 400, and a 3/8-in. wear plate made of AR 400 installed on cast-iron end cap. The AR 500 features Prehard 4140 shafting, an entire rotor vane made of AR 500...

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  • Flex Tube Diverters Eliminate Cross-Contamination

    June 17, 2014

    Vortex Flex Tube Diverters eliminate material cross-contamination commonly found in the food, plastic, and chemical industries. They are ideal to divert, or converge, a wide range of dry materials, including sugar-based solids, in gravity or dilute phase pneumatic conveying systems. Flex Tube...

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  • Severe Application Rotary Airlock

    June 5, 2014

    The Type 8 rotary airlock is the latest addition to the Smoot airlock line. It has been designed for use in severe applications and starts with a heavy-duty cast airlock casting. Ceramic tiles are bonded to the internal surfaces. A closed end rotor with tungsten carbide tips and shroud insures the...

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  • Cascade Separator System Sizes, Classifies, Grades Powders

    June 5, 2014

    The cascade separator system from Russell Finex is a spring-mounted grading separator ideal for sizing, classifying, or grading powders. The separator accurately sieves powders on a much larger screen area, removing the need to invest in more expensive, larger diameter machines to obtain a higher...

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  • Stainless Steel Rotocrusher Valve

    May 27, 2014

    The M.O. Industries/SteriValve “Quick Clean” Rotocrusher valve comes in sizes ranging from 4 to 10 in. One sanitary clamp ring is used to hold the valve together. The entire valve is made of 316L stainless steel, with an interior mirror polish as standard. A stainless steel electric...

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  • Kemutec Unveils Mucon Double-Flange Slide Gate Valve

    May 22, 2014

    Building on the success of its low-cost SV range of single-flanged slide gate valves, Mucon has developed an in-line version for applications requiring a flange connection at the outlet, and so the DSV double flange slide gate valve was born.   The slim, lightweight alloy design of the...

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