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  • Quick Take Apart Series Airlock on Rails

    December 11, 2014

    Benefits of the Prater Quick Take Apart (QTA) series airlock on rails include: tool-less access; CNC-machined components; self-adjusting packing glands; fewer moving parts and no pinch points; rail offers 3X load capacity of competitive models; rail design protects against dropping; self-centering...

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  • Severe Application Rotary Airlock

    December 11, 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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  • Iris Diaphragm Valve for Big Bag Discharge Stations

    December 9, 2014

    The Mucon JS iris diaphragm valve is specifically designed for fitting to big bag discharge stations for the controlled emptying of product. Available in three sizes – 12-, 15-, and 18-in.-diam – the valve is suitable for dry powder materials up to 62 lb/cu ft. The single diaphragm and...

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  • Blow Through Rotary Valves for Powders

    December 8, 2014

    Conveying of sticky powders was the underlying factor for the development of these blow through rotary valves. The valves are available for various differential pressure applications for 22 to 50psi. Depending on the pressure, the open-end rotor is equipped with 12 or 14 vanes with beveled rotor...

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  • Prater-Sterling's "Airlock Express" Van Now Includes IMI’s Separation Products

    December 1, 2014

    Designed to demonstrate its equipment for the powder and bulk solids industry, Prater-Sterling's "Airlock Express" van has been updated with magnetic separation products from parent company Industrial Magnetics Inc., which acquired Prater-Sterling in May, 2014.   The vehicle...

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  • New High-Capacity Trickle Valve for Dust Collection

    December 1, 2014

    The 10-in. Vacu-Valve trickle valve system is a low-cost, low-maintenance dust collector valve that operates as a constant discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones, and other equipment operating under negative pressure. The new 10-in. size option offers a much larger capacity. Its...

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  • Variable Position Throttle Valve

    November 17, 2014

    The patent-pending Variable Position Throttle Valve allows you to discharge your materials to several discharge points at the same time without product damage. The discharge can be completely open, closed, or any position in between. This new valve design eliminates shearing of your product as...

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  • Abrasion-Resistant Rotary Valve

    November 11, 2014

    FLSmidth’s abrasion-resistant rotary valve helps to maximize the performance and dependability of a pneumatic conveying system by combining several essential features in a single unit. The rotary valve’s ceramic lining and tungsten carbide coatings provide a long operating life with...

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  • Vortex Announces Representative in Sweden

    November 5, 2014

    Vortex announces the appointment of NaW Trading as the company’s exclusive representative in Sweden, Norway, and Finland. NaW offers dry bulk material handling solutions in the processing, seaport, power, and mining industries.   “NaW Trading is a young company,” said...

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