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  • Using a Cyclonic Dust Collector as a Filter Pre-Treatment

    Bart Eggert, Aerodyne bart@aerodyneus.com At one time mechanical dust collectors were the industry standard in dust collection and air pollution control. However, with an ever-increasing focus on air quality, EPA regulations regarding dust collection have steered the manufacturing world...

  • What Does It Cost to Own Your Dust Collector Filters?

    By Tomm Frungillo and Tony Supine,  Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control When it comes to choosing filters for a cartridge dust collector, powder and bulk processors sometimes regard these items as more or less of a commodity. If Filter A and Filter B both offer the same rated efficiency and...

  • What to Do When Old Dust Collectors No Longer Comply With New Standards

    By Ed Ravert, United Air Specialists Thousands of dust collectors are used in manufacturing processes each day. Some are more modern, equipped with the latest and greatest safety features and energy-efficient design; while others may be more than 20 years old and still working as good as new,...

  • The Problem with Measuring Levels

    By Joe Lewis, BlueLevel Technologies Inc. Why do we measure the level of powder and bulk solid materials in bins and silos? I’m not talking about material presence or absence detection for high- and low-point detection. I am referring to measuring the level or height of the pile of...

  • Minerals, Metals, and the Malvern Morphologi

    Particle characterization by image analysis using the Morphologi G3 from Malvern Instruments is proving valuable in a diverse range of mineral and metals applications. The shape and size of mineral and metal particles can play an important role in determining process efficiency and final product...

  • Whitehouse Scientific Now Offers Image Analysis Reference Standards in Single-Shot Format

    Whitehouse Scientific, a leading producer of calibration materials, is now offering its image analysis particle sizing reference standards in convenient and easy-to-use, single-shot formats. Packaged in weights suitable for today’s image analyzers, these multi-modal standards have shown...

  • New Brochure Describes Premium Efficiency Fan Motors for Cartridge Dust Collectors

    Camfil Farr Air Pollution Control (APC) has published a brochure on its new line of premium efficiency fan motors that offer operational and energy cost savings and green benefits to dust collector users at a comparable price to conventional motors. The premium efficiency motors now come as...

  • Vibratory Feeder

    The AccuFeed uses molded composite components and a modular design to reduce cost and delivery time. Available in capacities up to 600 cu ft/hr, the patented feeder employs controlled vibration to achieve volumetric accuracies of ± 1-2%. The machine disassembles quickly for cleaning and...

  • Redesigned Volumetric Feeder

    The newly redesigned MetaTech feeder features only two moving parts (drive and screw) to ensure long-lasting performance with minimal process downtime and maintenance expense. The feeder also features a compact, space-saving design, low maintenance o-ring sealed inline direct drive, new Delrin...

  • Screw Feeder

    The PosiPortion feeder offers a 2-in-1 feed screw option that improves batch accuracy without compromising speed. A two-speed delivery scheme consisting of a fast-turning “bulk-mode” and a slower “dribble-mode” is used to meet batch set points. Additional equipment can be...

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