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  • Screening, Classifying, & Separation Spotlight - June 09

    Centrifugal Sifter The Kek centrifugal sifter features an oversized hinged door for quick access to the sifting screen and cantilevered shaft. The fully cantilevered shaft eliminates oversize end bearings and seals, allowing for tool-free maintenance. This easy-clean design provides high...

  • Choosing a Solids Processing Spherical Disk Valve

    By Jim Lenihan Solids and slurries have completely different flow characteristics than liquids and gases, so it pays to take a little extra time when choosing a valve for powder applications. This article will review the design principles of the spherical disk valve...

  • Mixing & Blending Spotlight - June 09

    Horizontal Batch Mixer This unit mixes and disperses in one operation, thereby resulting in higher production volume. The combination of the optional chopper motor and the paddle blade design produces an excellent product mix. Users save on electric expenses by using premium efficient motors and...

  • Rotary Airlock Valve Increases Efficiency, Reduces Costs

    Side front view of PAV-12 showing customer-applied accessories Specialty Minerals operates a small facility in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The plant processes 100 tn/day of minus...

  • Vacuum Conveying Systems

    Pneuvac vacuum conveying systems are ideal for long-distance conveying and where product degradation is a concern. Capabilities include vacuum conveying of up to 6000 lb/hr of material at distances up to 300 ft. This makes them well-suited for rapid discharging of material from road or rail tankers...

  • Twin-Motor Conveyor

    The standard model TMC twin-motor vibrating conveyor is available in lengths from 4-18 ft long in flat-pan or tubular-trough construction. Longer conveyors are accommodated by mounting units in tandem. The conveyors can be base-mounted or suspended overhead. Twin counter-rotating motors provide a...

  • Vacuum Pneumatic Conveyor

    The MiniVac features easy side access for filter inspection and changeover. It provides efficient operation by retaining your product within your process through the use of a regenerative blower and an adjustable pulse-jet filter-cleaning system. The entire package is compact and lightweight, yet...

  • Bucket, Belt, and Vibrating Conveyors

    These bucket, belt, and vibrating conveying systems range from standard models to custom-designed units to suit specific applications. Pictured is a small vibratory feeder that feeds a specialized mini-loop bucket conveyor. These units are used in the food, minerals, and chemicals industries....

  • Vacuum Conveyor Systems

    With complete stainless steel construction, all product contact areas of these conveyors are 316L with a polished surface for ease of cleaning and product flow. The vacuum receivers are quick take apart without tools. Systems range from simple up-and-in systems to more complex PLC-based multi-...

  • Sanitary Feeder-Conveyor

    This combination feeder-conveyor for free-flowing and non-free-flowing bulk dairy products, pharmaceutical products, and other contamination-sensitive materials meets 3-A sanitary standards. A coupling positioned beyond the point at which material exits the discharge spout eliminates the potential...

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