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  • Learning to Live with Bends in Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    Pneumatic conveying provides a totally enclosed environment for the conveying of bulk particulate materials, and bends in pipelines allow endless scope for pipeline routing so that obstacles and obstructions can be avoided, simply by routing the pipeline around them. Powders and granular materials...

  • Damage-Free Powder Transfer in Dense or Plug-Flow Conditions

    Volkmann pneumatic conveyors transport powder, dust, pigments, granulated material, tablets, capsules, small parts, etc. in dilute, dense phase, and plug flow conditions via a suction air stream under vacuum through hoses or pipes. The patented Multijector vacuum pump drives the system using a...

  • High-Efficiency Vibrators for Spreaders, Pumpers, Mixer Trucks

    These 12 VDC electric vibrators combine high performance with long-lasting reliability to improve material flow in specialized hauling and distribution vehicles.  The Cougar MDC12-400/700 vibrators offer powerful bulk material movement for concrete pump trucks, salt/sand/gravel/fertilizer...

  • Accurate Dosing of Batches of Fish on the High Seas

    Accurate weighing on board a seagoing fishing vessel isn’t easy. The ship is continuously rolling and stamping because of the waves. The motors, hoisting tools, winches, etc. cause multiple vibrations. Using existing instrumentation, Penko Engineering developed a weighing system with built-in...

  • How to Protect Against Explosion Hazards in the Milling Area of a Co-Firing Power Plant

    A new safety approach for protecting coal/wood grinding plants against the ravages of a combustible dust explosion has been developed, using “flameless venting” devices and leak-tight explosion venting panels. Roller mills are usually located inside buildings; conventional venting...

  • Takraf Shiploader Successfully Commissioned in Mexico

    Amidst the numerous five-star all-inclusive resorts in Playa del Carmen in Mexico, Takraf USA, part of the global mining, bulk material handling and minerals processing equipment supplier, Tenova Takraf, has erected and successfully commissioned a 6000 tn/hr rail-mounted shiploader at an important...

  • My First Year as a Solids Handling Consultant

    After a year of working as a consultant with Solids Handling Technologies, I have discovered that material handling problems today are common in every industry. Previously, I worked at a waste coal power plant handling anthracitic waste (culm). I find my experiences there invaluable. The culm...

  • Mettler Toledo Launches Oven Autosamplers

    Mettler Toledo announces the launch of its new, fully certified InMotion KF oven autosamplers: InMotion Flex and InMotion Pro. These instruments have been designed to bring accurate, precise, and efficient Karl Fischer titration to every laboratory. The InMotion KF comes with an innovative vial...

  • In-line Flow Measurement Helps Quantify Material Inventory

    An international manufacturer of PVC piping was looking for a method to validate the quantity of PVC powder received as it pneumatically conveys the raw material into a storage silo. It was particularly critical that the flow measurement be performed in-line (on-line) within the process, thereby...

  • Explosion-Proof Bag Dump Station with Glove Box, Compactor, Conveyor

    This new Flexicon bag dump station with NEMA 7/9 explosion-proof electrical system contains dust emitted from manual dumping activities, compacts empty bags, and conveys the material to an elevated destination. Bags are staged on the bag tray and transferred through a plastic strip curtain into a...

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