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  • Vacuum Conveying Solutions for System Integration

    Volkmann Inc., a manufacturer of vacuum conveying systems for the food, pharmaceutical, chemical, and coatings industries, has published a new catalog detailing its range of product offerings, covering vacuum conveying from pick-up through discharge, representing a wide range of solutions for...

  • Transport, Loading, and Filling of Bulk Material with Less Dust Formation

    Bulk material like building materials, coal, cereals, fodder, or mineral compounds are often transported via motorways, railways, waterways, or through nature reserves. The large quantities of dust generated during this process can pollute the environment considerably. Dust clouds can also occur...

  • Shelter Provides Explosion-Proof Protection on Mobile Fertilizer Plant Reclaimer

    A lightweight explosion-proof shelter for a portal-style scraper reclaimer is being built by outdoor enclosure specialist Intertec for a new fertilizer plant in Africa.     The fertilizer plant is being constructed in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Due to be completed at the end of 2015,...

  • Chain vs. Cable Drag Conveyors

    Understanding the differences between a chain and a cable drag conveyor will maximize your purchase and improve your returns. When selecting a mechanical conveyor for total cost of ownership, it is important to consider total up-time, cost and time of repairs, and mode of failure. Depending on...

  • University Research Center Adds Hammer Mills, Broadens Biomass Testing Scope

    The Herty Advanced Materials Development Center of Georgia Southern University has been a world-class applied research facility for over 75 years. For decades, its clients have honed developing technologies, validating their process and product concepts in Herty’s laboratory. Headed by Dr....

  • AC/DC Level Sensors Make the Transition

    One hundred fifteen VAC has been the dominant power supply for powering a wide range of industrial devices, such as control units, sensors, final control elements, etc. Particularly during most of the 20th century, sensors required significant power to function and simply “plugging it in the...

  • Level Sensor Features Wireless Bluetooth Set-Up

    Monitor Technologies introduces advances to the SiloPatrol plumb bob style continuous level sensors that provide even easier set-up and increased flexibility for control system integration. Enhancements include wireless Bluetooth for simple, intuitive set-up without removing the sensor cover, and...

  • Ultra-Duty Dual-Axis Bin Blender

    This dual-axis blender for portable bins provides fast, thorough blending of cylindrical or rectangular bins or FIBCs. Designs are available for bins ranging from 30 to 100 cu ft, up to 86 in. tall, round or rectangular, and for bin weights up to 15,000 lb. The inherent strength of a cylindrical...

  • Milling & Material Handling Program Provides Wealth of Information

    Hosted by Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems, the Fall Milling & Material Handling Expo drew a capacity crowd for its presentations from the host company, as well as its partners Coperion K-Tron and Sly Inc.     Hosokawa Micron Powder Systems marketing manager Greg Boyer greeted...

  • 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...

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