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  • Compact, Decentralized AC Vector Drives

    NORD offers a new product that fills the gaps between simple motor starters and complex AC drives. Because many applications do not utilize the immense scope of functionality found in modern frequency inverters, the company developed the SK 180E. This product focuses on the essential functionality...

  • Forensics Would Reveal Why Silo Collapsed

    The recent collapse of a large silo containing cement powder at Port Adelaide is exactly the kind of industrial incident that needs forensic engineering, according to a specialist in this field. Apart from determining the most probable cause of failure, it will deliver the information quickly...

  • High-Speed Vertical Form and Seal Machine

    The XPdius i-130 vertical form and seal machine is designed to reduce cost of ownership. It has many tool-less features that save time when loading film, replacing pull belts, and performing bag width changeovers. The design allows for complete accessibility to the mechanics of the machine. The...

  • Larger Explosion Isolation Valves Available

    The Interceptor-FV explosion isolation valve is now available in line sizes up to 44 in. in diameter. The valves are designed to prevent explosion propagation from one vessel to another through interconnected piping. During normal operating conditions, the Interceptor-FV is mechanically retained...

  • Stainless Steel Cartridge Jet Pulse Dust Collectors

    Sternpulse jet pulse cartridge dust collectors are now available in 304 and 316 stainless construction, for dust materials, such as reactive chemicals and food products that are not compatible with painted steel. The design is compact, easy to maintain, and provides an energy efficient solution to...

  • OSHA and Combustible Dust: Standards and Solutions

    The risks of combustible dust are not new. But the dangers are still very real. Truth be told, the dangers can be dramatically reduced, if not virtually eliminated. However, there is a knowledge gap – either because of a lack of concern or a lot of confusion.      I hope to...

  • Silo Inspections Save Lives, Money, Time

    Periodic preventative inspections can identify areas of potential concern in concrete silos before safety issues such as concrete fall, wall failure, and complete silo collapse can occur. According to Dennis Blauser, CEO, Marietta Silos, all concrete storage silos should be inspected every...

  • Gentle Touch Mixers for Metallurgical Industry

    The Küttner Group builds turnkey plants for the metal producing and metal treating industry. Processing, melting, and conveying units are typically part of its scope of supply. For mixing alloy pellets required in a downstream reactor, Küttner was looking for a suitable mixer which would...

  • Rugged Zero Speed Control

    The model CMS (Compact Motion Switch) is a rugged loss-of-motion device for use on most rotating equipment, including overland conveyors, rotary valves, fans, crushers, delumpers, blenders, packaging equipment, and other machinery. The CMS is available in a weatherproof or explosion-proof cast...

  • Discharging Dry Goods as a Solid Column

    The Dust Suppression Hopper (DSH) concentrates the discharge of dry goods as a solid column into any target repository including trucks, rail cars, ships, storage containers, or stockpiles. The system is sized based on an application’s load out rate and bulk density, and then simply installed...

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