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  • Ingredient Screening Upgrade Boosts Pet Food Production, Cuts Labor, Improves Quality

    Freshpet, a processor of high-end refrigerated dog food, replaced manual screening equipment it had designed, built, and installed, in order to clear a production bottleneck, reduce heavy lifting, and improve product quality. Established in 2005 by dog lovers John Phelps and Scott Morris,...

  • Weighing & Batching Systems Spotlight - October 09

    Chemical-Resistant Balances The NewClassic balance range replaces the Classic range. Suitable for every weighing need, NewClassic MS features a robust metal housing that is resistant to chemicals. The redesigned user-interface allows for intuitive operation, with new SmartKeys that offer direct...

  • Aeromechanical Conveyor Mystique

    By Larry Blitz Aeromechanical conveyors are completely dust tight, versatile, and efficient conveyors that can handle virtually any powder, granule, flake, or mixture. Nevertheless, there are many misconceptions about them...

  • Drying & Thermal Solids Processing Spotlight - October 09

    Cabinet Oven The No.800 is an electrically heated, 850°F cabinet oven that is used for drying specialty plastic powders. The workspace of this unit measures 38 × 26 × 38 in. Twenty KW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular heating elements, while an 800-cfm, ¾-hp...

  • Screw Conveyors: Effective and Economical

    By Rohit B. Viegas Fig 1.1 Solid Shaft Hopper (left) and Flexible Shaft Hopper (right) Screw conveyors are used extensively to transport bulk solid materials from one location to...

  • Screening, Classifying, & Separation Focus - October 09

    Suspended Magnets Suspended electromagnetic separators handle high-volume product stream flows that exceed the limitations of standard permanent suspended magnets. Available in quick-cleaning (ERBM) or self-cleaning (ECBS) models, these products remove both large and small types of damaging tramp...

  • Technology Review

    Screw Discharge Ribbon Blender Ribbon blenders are most often used for dry and fluid blending applications in the chemical, food, pharmaceutical, and plastics industries. The new Model 42NSD ribbon blender features a discharge screw positioned across the entire length of the trough. The screw is...

  • Particulate Sensors

    These particulate sensors protect blowers, turbines, and vacuum pumps in powder conveying, gas processing, and heat recovery applications. Rugged, sensitive, and virtually maintenance free, the sensors are designed to prevent unforeseen and costly downtime and equipment repairs with real-time...

  • Enhanced Vent Filter

    It is now easier to lift the lid of the Gal Vent filter, which has been redesigned. Standard features include: top-loading cartridges (the lid tilts back for easy removal and replacement of cartridges); galvanized construction, exterior spray-painted industrial gloss white; Lift Assist for lid also...

  • Baghouse Dust Collector

    Coupled with Dura-Life "Twice the Life" filter bags, the LP baghouse dust collector is a high-efficiency reverse air collector. The main advantage of the unit is its cleaning arm, manufactured with a flow-stop plate, which keeps air from flowing through the filter bags immediately after...

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