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  • Smart Phone Apps for Powder and Conveying Industries Make Problem-Solving Easier

    By Joe Florkowski That complex equation holding up your conveying process is becoming easier to solve as more companies within the powder and bulk solids industry develop apps for smart phone-based platforms such as Android and Apple. Engineers and facility managers no longer need to flip through...

  • Donaldson Torit Launches New PowerCore VL Dust Collector

    Donaldson Company Inc. announces the launch of the Torit PowerCore VL dust collector that was designed to meet the specific requirements of applications that generate light and fibrous dust.   Similar to other Torit PowerCore collectors, the new PowerCore VL was designed to be smaller and...

  • Static Dissipative Hose for Severe Service Applications

    Flexaust offers a new static dissipative polyurethane hose for loading and unloading trucks and railcars, grain-vac, and other severe service applications where safety is critical. FlexStat 60 static dissipative hose is a bendable heavy-wall polyurethane hose with an embedded copper grounding...

  • Optimum Screw Conveyor Hygiene

    Van Beek from the Netherlands has designed and patented the SpeedClean screw cleaning method that speeds up and improves the cleaning of screw conveyor systems and makes them ergonomic. Hygiene standards for the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and meat and food processing industry are continually...

  • Ultra Clean Conveyor Introduced

    Eaglestone Equipment introduces the Ultra Clean conveyor, specifically designed to be used in aggressive environments and made from 75% thicker steel than competitive models. With a more durable stainless steel body and numerous variations for the belt, this conveyor can be customized to fit any...

  • Laboratory Double Planetary Mixers

    Ross Laboratory Double Planetary Mixers (DPMs) are ideal for processing a wide range of applications including viscous pastes, putty-like materials, powder blends, and granulations. Two identical blades rotate on individual axes while revolving around the vessel on a common axis. The gentle but...

  • Indirect-Fired Rotary Calciner Transforms Wood Biomass into Biocoal

    Heyl & Patterson Inc. supplied an indirect-fired rotary calciner to the University of Minnesota Duluth’s Natural Resources Research Institute (NRRI) minerals lab in Coleraine, MN to transform wood biomass into torrefied wood, or “biocoal.” The biocoal will have an energy...

  • Software Reduces Batch Feeding Error Rate by 50%

    Utilizing VKD software in its Disocont Tersus feeder controller, Schenck Process has adopted a method that reduces batch feeding errors by up to 50%. Known as bumping, the process follows the philosophy of running a dry material feeder at full speed, stopping it prior to the batch set point, and...

  • Lift & Seal Drum Discharging System

    This drum discharging system safely and efficiently empties drums of various materials into your process. The unit features a carbon steel loading “skip” to accept drums. A hydraulic Lift & Seal System docks drums to a gasketed pour cone for dust-tight, contaminant-free product...

  • On-Line Particle Sizing Critical for ‘Greener’ Slag Cement Production

    Zementwerk Berlin is relying on Malvern Instruments’ Insitec on-line particle sizing systems to efficiently manufacture high-performance, ‘environmentally friendly’ slag cements. The real-time data supplied by the on-line systems supports fully automated, closed-loop control of...

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