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  • Factors to Consider When Choosing a Feeder

    Paul Matarazzo Paul Matarazzo Acrison Inc. Choosing the right dry-solids feeder for an application can be a challenging undertaking. Arming yourself with the necessary...

  • Size Reduction Spotlight - September 08

    Grinding Mills Vibra-Drum grinding mills are proven useful in dozens of milling applications in the mining and mineral industries. Grinding processors are achieving energy savings of 35–50%, thanks to a unique rotational material motion that is more efficient than conventional ball or rotary...

  • POWTECH

    POWTECH, the International Trade Fair for Mechanical Processing Technologies and Instrumentation, will take place at the Nürnberg Exhibition Centre September 30–October 2. The exhibition is a leading technology forum for all powder, granule, bulk solid, and nanotechnology applications...

  • Material Handling & Transportation Spotlight - September 08

    Railcar Discharge Vibrator The HCP portable railcar vibrator is used in dovetail brackets and in pockets on hopper cars. Unlike similar hydraulic, pocket, and clamp-on vibrators, the HCP does not damage the railcar. Benefits include reduced unloading time and carryback; low air consumption, which...

  • Tank and Blender Cleaning: CIP Meets DIP

    By Daniel VanderPyl Competitive pressures in today’s world economy necessitate higher productivity in all markets, and the powder and bulk solids sector is no exception. One major obstacle to maximizing production time is the essential CIP (clean-in-place) process required at every product...

  • Mechanical Conveying Spotlight - September 08

    Heavy-Duty Aero-Mechanical Conveyor The heavy-duty TransVair mechanical conveyor (TMC) is manufactured for users that need to operate 24 hours a day and require an internal pressure rating up to 100 psig for handing explosive products. Dust- and gas-tight, the TMC has a patented O-ring tube-seal...

  • Designing Material-Handling Systems for FGD Projects

    By Rajesh Mendiratta, Christopher Humphrey, and Bob Klare Gallery conveyor (Illustration by Andrew Berridge) A great deal of effort has been put into developing...

  • Metal Detection & Separation Spotlight - September 08

    Compact Metal Detector The Phantom-series Vertex fits in restricted spaces where other detectors can’t. The in-line system is designed to integrate with vertical form/fill/seal machines for pouch-packing processes. It is typically situated beneath a multi­head weigher in snack food and...

  • Bearings Cut Downtime at Major Phosphate Plant

    Previous bearings used on this chain mill at a major phosphate plant failed quickly because of shock loading, while the Rexnord SHURLOK roller bearings that replaced them are still in operation months later...

  • Feeders Focus - September 08

    High-Speed Feeders Ac-operated high-speed feeders are designed for high-speed feeding of light, bulky materials. These rugged and powerful feeders are ideal for scales and other applications that require higher throughput and advanced control. In addition to advanced high-speed feed rates, the...

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