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  • Bags, Bagging, & Packaging Spotlight - July 2010

    Automatic Counter Bagger/Robotic Palletizer The Automatic Counter Bagger (ACB)/robotic palletizer counts, bags, and palletizes can ends. Key benefits of the unit are: a modular design that is easily configurable to suit different layouts; counts and bags ends from 200 to 401 diam; bags stick...

  • Editor's Choice

    Automated Material Handling System Designed specifically for fully automated handling and processing of highly abrasive, non free-flowing metal flake material, this self-contained bulk material handling system ensures reliable, repeatable material supply to integrated feeders that meter...

  • Level Indicators & Flow Measurement Spotlight - July 2010

    Dual Transducer Acoustic Wave Level Transmitter The Sultan 34 dual transducer is a non-contact acoustic wave transmitter designed with flexibility that is used for measuring level of solids with the versatility of measuring two different applications at once. The unit emits high-powered...

  • Measuring and Controlling Level

    By Keith Riley, Endress+Hauser Level measurement of solids sometimes presents technical problems that are difficult to solve with standard level sensors. In other cases, it’s technically simple to measure the level, but difficult to justify the expense of the appropriate sensors. Here...

  • Bulk Handling System Boosts Productivity of Food Mix Producer

    By optimizing its product flow, weigh batching, and mix handling systems, Dawn Food Products Inc.’s Evesham, U.K., facility decreased the time and labor needed to handle food mixes while containing dust. Dawn is one of the world’s largest producers of food bases, mixes, fillings,...

  • Spice Maker Adds Paddle Mixer to Quadruple Production

    Seafood, particularly Chesapeake Bay’s famous crabs, is popular in this part of the world, and for many seafood lovers an essential part of a meal is the spice that enhances the flavor of the food. J.O. Spice Company, Inc., a family-owned company, has been catering successfully to such...

  • Modular Valves Keep the Powder Flowing on Marble Hill

    Calcium carbonate is used in an incredible number of ways in our society, from filler materials in paint, paper, and plastics to use in antacid tablets and toothpaste, and can be derived from many sources. The purest calcium carbonate, used in foods and pharmaceuticals, often comes from crushing...

  • Specification of Weighing Systems

    Professor John R. Pugh J.R.Pugh@gcu.ac.uk At the International PTXi/Powder and Bulk Solids event in Chicago, I presented a three-hour session on the Specification of Weighing Systems. While load cells are able to perform to an extremely high level, that is not the entire picture and...

  • Piping, Tubing, & Couplings Spotlight - July 2010

    Heavy-Duty Couplings These couplings can help cut maintenance costs on bulk handling, vacuum, or pneumatic conveying lines that require frequent access. One-piece, 100% stainless steel construction prevents loss of parts, while a neoprene rubber gasket makes a secure seal. The clamp works by...

  • International Powder & Bulk Solids a Sweeping Success

    With more than 5000 attendees, the 35th anniversary of the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference/Exhibition, held May 4-6 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, was deemed a huge success by those involved. Combining the world’s most comprehensive...

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