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  • Editor's Choice

    Single-Drive Feeder The Tecweigh QC-10 single-drive feeder was developed in response to customer requests to speed up product changeover time. The unit couples a Flex-Feed polyurethane hopper with an opening in the bottom and the ability to agitate the hopper without driving the auger. When...

  • Safely Collecting Combustible Metal Dusts

    Rick Wynn Many common powders can be explosive when mixed with air in the right proportions. Much has been written about the subject, and we’ve all seen MacGyver do it on TV. Divide a combustible dust finely enough, enclose it, mix it with air in the proper ratio, and give it a source of...

  • Pneumatic Conveying Spotlight - August 09

    Gentle Tablet Conveyors In response to the increasing customer need to load filling machines with capsules and tablets, and working closely with leading users, this company has designed a variety of solutions for the unloading of tablets and capsules from drums, gaylords, and boxes, with or...

  • Dust Collector Keeps Product Shrinkage Below Industry Average

    A certain level of lost product, or shrinkage, is an unavoidable part of doing business for companies in the powdered food processing industry. When ingredients are measured out and mixed together, small amounts of dust escape into the air instead of staying within the process at hand. This...

  • Particle Analysis Spotlight - August 09

    On-line Particle Size Analysis The automatic continuous on-line sizing (ACOS) system for on-line particle sizing uses dynamic light scattering (DLS). DLS is a well-established, absolute sizing technique traditionally used in an off-line mode for determining the size of particles in the range of 0...

  • Conveyor Alterations Increase Productivity at No Parts Cost to Customer

    A ready-to-eat cereal manufacturer needed to increase capacity of an existing processing line upstream of a previously installed Slipstick, a horizontal motion conveyor, by 13%. The manufacturer approached Triple/S Dynamics (Dallas) for options...

  • Instrumentation & Process Control Spotlight - August 09

    Bin Monitoring Console The SmartBob C-50 analog expansion console enables monitoring of multiple bins equipped with SmartBob2 or SmartBob-TS1 sensors from a single C-100 control console. This offers the benefits of reducing the amount of equipment needed to monitor multiple bins, simplifying...

  • Dust Collection & Air Pollution Control Focus - August 09

    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...

  • Technology Review

    Bulk-Bag-to-Bin Weigh Batching System This dust-free bulk bag weigh batching system features a manual Spout-Lock clamp ring atop a pneumatically actuated Tele-Tube telescoping tube that creates a high-integrity, sealed connection between the clean side of the bag spout and the clean side of the...

  • Turbine Classifiers

    The ACS TD classifier is now offered in 10 sizes ranging from the laboratory machine that handles up to 50 lb/hr to the ACS-300TD, capable of feed rates in excess of 200 tn/hr. This TD, or twin discharge, series offers an increased fine particle production rate versus optimized classifier size. The...

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