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  • High-Barrier Drum Liners

    IMPAK’s protective drum liners are manufactured from high-barrier foil Mylar laminate and have a flat, round bottom that allows them to conform to the interior of drums and pails. Polyethylene drum liners have long been used to protect drums and make processing more convenient, but they do...

  • Rotary Batch Mixer Doubles Livestock Feed Supplement Output

    Founded in 2010, NuTech Biosciences Inc. manufactures nutritional supplements for the animal feed industry. Most are chelated minerals such as iron and copper, according to company president and founder PV Reddy, DVM, Ph.D. Chelating is a process whereby organic materials such as amino acids react...

  • Food-Grade Solids Level Switch

    Dynatrol CL-10GJ CIP Teflon-coated bulk solids level switch easily obtains high, intermediate, or low level measurement in storage bins or hoppers. The vibrating paddle design provides consistent results on bulk solid materials that have a tendency to pack or bridge.  Food industry...

  • Circular Double-Deck Fluid Bed Processor

    This new Vibro-Bed circular double-deck fluid bed processor system from Kason Corp. simultaneously dries and cools while reducing capital cost, energy usage, and cleaning time, according to Henry Alamzad, Kason president. The 84-in.-diam system utilizes vibration and upward air flow to separate...

  • Selecting the Right Weight Indicator

    Powder and bulk weighing systems provide innumerable benefits for almost every industry available. Commodities such as food and drink, chemicals, plastics, paint, fertilizers, minerals, and concrete products are a few of the goods stored, processed, and inventoried within a bulk weighing system....

  • Large Bag Metal Detector

    For suppliers of powders and bulk solids, inspecting for metal contaminants while accommodating larger and varying pack sizes, ranging from 50 to 110 lb, can be quite a logistical challenge. Fortress Technology offers the large bag metal detector, also known as the Big Bag King (BBK). In the world...

  • The Use of Flow Aid Additives

    As markets handling bulk materials become more competitive, plants must find ways to improve, making reliable material flow imperative. Prior to the seminal work of Dr. Andrew Jenike in Bulletin 123, much of bulk solids handling relied upon trial and error. Dr. Jenike created a scientific approach...

  • NFPA Guidelines: Replacing Your Uncompliant Parts

    Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. When your valves are compliant, they’ll never combust. Alright, so we might not win any poetry awards — but when it comes to valve compliance, we’re at the top of our game. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your rotary valves are compliant...

  • New Bulk Bag Conditioner Has Laser Safety Curtain

    This new Block-Buster bulk bag conditioner from Flexicon Corp. features a laser safety curtain that automatically stops the system's hydraulic rams, scissor lift, and turntable if the laser beam is obstructed, eliminating the need for safety-hinged doors and interlock switches for operator...

  • Powder Show Panel Tackles Pneumatic Conveying Issues

    On Wednesday, April 25, at the Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, IL, a panel of six experts tackled the topic of pneumatic conveying in a unique way. The six experts each spoke on a different “mini” pneumatic conveying topic. Scott Schmid, president, Cyclonaire Corp.,...

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