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  • Mining Company Improves Smelting Efficiency and Yield, Eliminates Dust with Tubular Drag Conveyor

    The 60-ft tubular drag conveyor dupplies a consistent amount of fuel to the smelter. For nearly 20 years, the Stillwater Mining Co. has been extracting, processing, smelting, and refining palladium, platinum,...

  • Anti-Segregation Technologies Result in Dramatic Yield Increase

    “Our material handling process was very inefficient and we were lucky to yield 50% in-spec product,” says the director of a major generic pharmaceutical company, referring to a problem his company had with manufacturing one of its key products, “and the handling labor was...

  • Factors That Affect Selecting a Diverter for a Pneumatic Conveying System

    Jason Marcotte Jason Marcotte jason@vortexvalves.com The selection of a diverter valve for a pneumatic conveying application can be a difficult task, especially when considering the different designs and...

  • Process Expo

    Process Expo, July 18-20 at McCormick Place in Chicago, is a comprehensive event for the food and beverage industry where food industry professionals from the most respected food brands in the world go to find solutions offered by the food industry’s largest collection of processing and...

  • Mixing & Blending Spotlight - June 2010

    Rotary Drum Batch Mixer This massive Rollo-Mixer rotary drum batch mixer rotates at only 2 rpm and will uniformly blend 65,000-lb batches of friable, cube-like particles in three minutes. The dimensions of the Model 132-1286/50s are 19 ft OAL, 16 ft OAW, and 14 ft 6 in. OAH, and the unit...

  • Screening, Classifying, & Separation Spotlight - June 2010

    Rugged Separator The MX is a new generation separator with design features to increase safety, provide a stronger construction, and allow for a more sanitary process. The totally enclosed weight guard prevents “reach-in” injuries, complying with CE Standards. Making use of the...

  • Vacuum Systems & Cleaning Spotlight - June 2010

    Thermoplastic Polyurethane Hose U30-AP smooth interior is a clear all-thermoplastic polyurethane hose with yellow reinforced ABS helix. U30-AP has a smooth interior and is lightweight and highly flexible. The clarity of the hose allows easy visual check for blockages. An external ABS (non...

  • Valves, Gates, & Airlocks Focus - June 2010

    Closed-Construction  Airlock Valve The Vacu-Valve Armadillo is a closed-construction airlock valve that provides positive seal under hoppers, cyclones, and dust collectors. Because this dust-discharge valve requires no controls, lubrication, or power source, it is both energy saving and...

  • Material Handling & Transportation Focus - June 2010

    Rotomolded Bulk Container ShipShape bulk containers feature durable covers that establish a sturdy seal with the container to safeguard against dust and vapor release and minimize the potential risk from exposing dry products to the environment from open containers. Rotationally molded from...

  • Technology Review

    Powder & Liquid  Delivery System The Solidquid system can convey dry bulk materials to a wet process. Material is discharged from a bulk bag unloader frame into a feeder, which volumetrically or gravimetrically measures it into a solids eductor. Motive process liquid supplied to the...

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