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  • Growth in the Conveyor Industry: Like Christmas All Year

    By Daniel G Fannin, director, CEMA My wife has moved to the new world of ordering online. She orders gifts, food, and magazines on her phone. She is hooked. She loves shopping online. And, in November, she only had a small bout of black Friday shopping withdrawal. Shopping online is easy and...

  • Flexible Mixer-Dryer-Reactor

    This line of specialized processors can provide multiple processing tasks in a single vessel. The design provides precise mixing/blending functions along with high heat transfer rate for heating/cooling of product, all within atmospheric, vacuum, or pressure operating conditions. Process...

  • My Life in Powders and Bulk Solids

    My exposure to the science and technology of bulk solids handling began while I was attending Northeastern University in Boston in the early 1960s. I was fortunate to be offered a cooperative education (“co-op”) job at US Steel’s Applied Research Center in Monroeville, PA, where I...

  • Operational and Regulatory Implications of Dust Collection System Monitoring

    Manufacturing facilities are complex ecosystems where many different pieces of equipment must interact properly for the process to function smoothly. Actual production processes are viewed as mission critical, with any issues causing major production disruptions. Others are viewed as ancillary;...

  • The Importance of Process Safety Data

    Excellence in process safety performance requires an integrated approach to addressing programs, culture, and competency. One important aspect of competency is having a wealth of the right information available, and accessible, to support and underpin the overarching safety management system. This...

  • Material Transfer System

    Pioneer’s material transfer system allows for the efficient and economic transfer of pellets, regrind, or flakes from Gaylords, totes, boxes, or bulk bags to a bulk storage system or pneumatic transfer system. The system shown includes a Gaylord dumper, a dumper stand, a safety cage with...

  • Bulk Bag Discharger with Hopper Shuttle System

    The new Bulk-Out bulk bag discharging station from Flexicon Corp. prevents cross-contamination during material changeovers, while eliminating downtime associated with cleaning of hoppers. Beneficial for applications involving food allergens, pigments, flavorings, and other contamination-sensitive...

  • Powder Show Is Best Opportunity to Evaluate Equipment

    Wyssmont has been exhibiting in the Powder Show since the first show in 1976, and I, personally, have attended every show. The show grew in size substantially over the years, filling up the exhibit hall in Rosemont, IL, even though the site was expanded several times. The large increase in the...

  • Conveying Bulk Commodities

    The conveyor pictured is designed to distribute bulk commodities into dozens of bulk storage bins with staggered inlet openings. Material is received from a bucket elevator, conveyed along the length of the central conveyor, and then elevated and discharged through a tripper and onto a cross belt...

  • Push-Button Laser Particle Sizing

    With the new Fritsch laser particle sizer Analysette 22 NanoTec particle measurement becomes a simple matter, for professionals as well as for any employee, in production and quality control, or in research and development. No prior knowledge is required. Just start the program, select a SOP,...

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