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  • Technology Review

    Container Discharging and Feeding System This system discharges containers of dry bulk material into a surge hopper and meters the product into 50-lb boxes or 20-lb bags. The system features a continuously welded tubular carbon-steel frame with USDA-approved Steel-It finish. Product contact...

  • Pneumatic Conveying Focus - January 09

    Blower Package Control Omega frequency control (OFC) is available for positive-displacement blower packages. These complete, state-of-the-art frequency drives are designed to get the most out of a blower package. The control continuously adjusts the blower speed and precisely matches blower...

  • Editor's Choice

    Moisture Gauge The CM710e range of Ethernet-enabled on-line gauges is available for moisture measurement in industrial manufacturing processes. Critical control of moisture content can be used to control product quality, improve productivity, save fossil fuel consumption, and optimize drying...

  • Understanding Pneumatic Conveying

    Dr. Don McGlinchey Don McGlinchey, PhD Pneumatic conveying systems have been seen by many as a low-technology plant item with mechanically simple components and unsophisticated...

  • Vacuum Conveying Provides Material a la Carte

    Popcorn production In the food industry an average of 70% of ingredients are processed as solids, typically as powders or granules. The range varies from super-fine icing sugar to...

  • Size Reduction Spotlight - January 09

    Powder Processing Mills This full line of powder processing mills is capable of coarse to ultrafine grinding. The Kek Kibbler prebreaker is designed to accept lumps up to 150 mm in diameter and reduce them to 2–3 mm in diameter. Minimal fines are produced. The Kek cone mill, ideal for...

  • Centrifugal Screeners Boost Powdered Beverage Mix Output and Quality

    The quick-clean centrifugal screener features a three-bearing shaft that cantilevers on two of the bearings when the “overs” discharge door is opened for cleaning....

  • Samplers Spotlight - January 09

    Powder Sampler The PS sampler can be left completely unattended while providing repeatable and representative samples. Ideal for sampling fine powders, the unit collects samples from pneumatic conveying systems and can be constructed of either carbon or stainless steel. Key features are total...

  • Weighing & Batching Spotlight - January 09

    Heavy-Duty Incline Checkweigher and Reject System The Model 4693HD in-motion checkweigher and Model 10313 sweep-arm reject system can operate on up to a 12° incline without affecting performance or weighing accuracy. The checkweigher has weight range capacities from 10 to 110 lb and can handle...

  • Feeders Spotlight - January 09

    Sanitary Loss-in-Weight Screw Feeder The sanitary PF-LC-S is a large-capacity loss-in-weight screw feeder designed for accurate and uniform feeding of a wide range of materials, from free-flowing to very fine cohesive powders. Made from high-quality stainless steel, the unit is corrosion...

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