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  • New Drop-In Dust Collector Valve for Airlock Applications

    The ACS AN-X Series dust collector valve for airlock applications is ready to eat your dust and replace your uncompliant FT or AN valves. This NFPA 68 and 69 compliant rotary valve provides continuous transfer of any discharge particles from the hopper to your collection system.  ...

  • Flexicon Offers New Sanitary Tilt-Down Flexible Screw Conveyor

    Flexicon’s new sanitary flexible screw conveyor can be tilted down and rolled to serve multiple functions. Using a manual jack screw, the support boom and conveyor can be raised for discharging into vessels or other process equipment. Fully lowered, it can be rolled through doorways as low as...

  • Low-Profile Slide Valves

    The new VIB is a compact gravity slide valve with minimum overall height for all kinds of powdery or granular materials stored in silos or bins. Low-profile VIB slides valves are used where flow of a dry powder or granular material caused by gravity or conveying has to be intercepted. They may...

  • Automated Tensioner for Conveyor Belt Cleaners

    This automated pneumatic tensioning system for belt cleaners delivers precise monitoring and tensioning throughout all stages of blade life, reducing the labor typically required to maintain optimum blade pressure and extending the service life of both the belt and the cleaner.   Equipped...

  • Lab-Sized Fluidizing Blender

    Eirich Machines Inc. announced its FPB-1P5 sanitary lab mixer, the newest addition to the OptimaBlend fluidizing blender family of horizontal batch mixing systems.   The new 1.5-cu-ft sanitary lab mixer, from Eirich's American Process Systems (APS) product line, features the same...

  • Continuous Blender

    The Vibra blender utilizes a combination of a rotating paddle and material fluidization to blend dry solids with the ease of liquids. Gentle controlled vibration of the mixing trough fluidizes ingredients on entry where a cut and fold mixing rotor provides agitation. Material flows through the...

  • New Equipment at Powder Show Toronto

    Prater Industries, Spraying Systems Co., Kice Industries Inc., and Rechner Automation Inc. will offer new equipment introductions at Powder Show Toronto, May 16-18, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prater (booth 2232) offers a Quick Clean lump breaker that is...

  • Microwave Switch for Blocked Chute, Collision Detection

    The Gladiator microwave switch from Hawk Measurement provides a high-power circular polarized microwave pulse that is emitted from the sending unit to the receiving unit in a transmission chain of approximately 100 pulses per second. The new system has 50 times more sensitivity than previous units...

  • Advanced Tools to Evaluate Dust Explosions and Protective Systems

    Effective protective systems are a critical part of mitigating the consequences of dust explosions. Protective measures that can be implemented include explosion venting to protect the structural integrity of the vessel or suppression to inhibit the combustion and extinguish the deflagration, each...

  • The Quest for Nanotechnology and the Evolution of Wet and Dry Milling Processes

    What is Nanotechnology? There are a couple of definitions, or more appropriately, descriptions of Nanotechnology.      Nanotechnology is science, engineering, and technology conducted at the nano-scale, which is about 1 to 100 nanometers. Nanotechnology (sometimes shortened to...

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