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  • In-Line Monitoring Technology for Granulation Optimization

    Fine powders are frequently far from optimal from the perspective of processing performance or indeed product usage. Often associated with health and safety concerns such as dust explosions, air/water pollution and poor workplace hygiene, they can also compromise manufacturing efficiency by...

  • Auto-Check System for Metal Detection on Dedusters

    Pharma Technology Inc. offers a patented Auto-Check system for streamlined metal detection on its line of PharmaFlex iSeries dedusters. Integrated into Ceia or Lock brand metal detectors, Auto-Check “de-manualizes” the metal detector challenge process by eliminating the need for...

  • Volumetric Feeder with Washable, Easy-Clean Design

    Vibra Screw has developed an easy-to-clean version of its Accufeed volumetric feeder. It incorporates a self-draining trough so the unit can be washed in place. A built-in drain with external connection handles wash fluid disposal. Combined with the feeder’s USDA- and FDA-approved materials...

  • 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...

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