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  • Endress+Hauser Releases Tank Inventory Management Software

    Endress+Hauser releases SupplyCare 3.0, an update to its IIoT application for tank inventory management. SupplyCare provides a complete overview of levels and product inventory in a company’s tanks and silos worldwide. Enhancements in SupplyCare 3.0 include hardware and software options...

  • The Key to Well-Blended Mixtures

    Segregation is one of the three key issues facing those that handle powders. It is responsible for unscheduled downtimes due to quality issues. The mitigation of segregation is a primary objective when handling mixtures and blends. Segregation is a mechanistic phenomenon.     ...

  • Meeting New Silica Removal Standards: Think Outside the Box

    Beginning in April 2016, silica particulates began to receive focused attention unlike anything that had been seen for years. The reason for the increased emphasis on silicates was a new guideline published by OSHA indicating that silica particulates present in any industrial environment must be...

  • Designing Inclined Screw Conveyors for Industrial Applications

    Screw conveyors are one of the most reliable and cost-effective methods for conveying bulk materials. Due to their versatility, screw conveyors can convey a wide variety of bulk materials ranging from dry, free-flowing portland cement to wet, sluggish dewatered biosolids.     ...

  • Drawer in Housing Magnets

    Magnetic Systems International (MSI) has improved the design for its self-cleaning drawer in housing magnets, replacing an older roller mechanism with linear bearings. With their smooth operation, these linear bearing reduce the chance of binding and are far less likely to damage the cylinder...

  • Intermediate Bulk Containers

    Elkhart Plastics Inc. has developed a series of intermediate bulk containers (IBCs) to fit a variety of application and process uses. Constructed of high-quality rotationally molded plastic components, these IBCs are an economical option to steel-cage IBC designs.   They are available in...

  • Sanitary High Lift Box Dumper with Vibratory Bin Feeder

    A new Tip-Tite bulk transfer system from Flexicon moves material from boxes into a mobile bin with vibratory feeder that services multiple downstream processes.      All stainless steel construction allows handling of corrosive materials and/or washdown between runs of...

  • Pressure Blowers

    Chicago’s Design 53 pressure blowers produce high-velocity air used to convey food items, scrap metal, plastic materials, grain, dirt, animal feed, and bottles from the processing stage to the collection stage. These fans provide additional cooling and aeration to the materials being...

  • Pneumatic Conveying and the Mitigation of Safety Issues for Respirable Crystalline Silica and Combustible Dust

    In recent months, the critical concern about both combustible dust and respirable crystalline silica have been increasing. The safety of workers and neighborhoods surrounding industry sites where dust and silica are generated is paramount. OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is...

  • New Lump Breaker Pulverizes Quickly

    Van Beek has developed a robust lump breaker for reducing clumps, lumps, or agglomerations in the food or chemical industry. For a growing number of manufacturers, the lump or clump breaker has now become a vital component at the start of their process line. The lump breaker can deal...

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