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  • NFPA Guidelines: Replacing Your Uncompliant Parts

    Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. When your valves are compliant, they’ll never combust. Alright, so we might not win any poetry awards — but when it comes to valve compliance, we’re at the top of our game. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your rotary valves are compliant...

  • New Bulk Bag Conditioner Has Laser Safety Curtain

    This new Block-Buster bulk bag conditioner from Flexicon Corp. features a laser safety curtain that automatically stops the system's hydraulic rams, scissor lift, and turntable if the laser beam is obstructed, eliminating the need for safety-hinged doors and interlock switches for operator...

  • Powder Show Panel Tackles Pneumatic Conveying Issues

    On Wednesday, April 25, at the Powder & Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, IL, a panel of six experts tackled the topic of pneumatic conveying in a unique way. The six experts each spoke on a different “mini” pneumatic conveying topic. Scott Schmid, president, Cyclonaire Corp.,...

  • Hammer Mill Designed for High Throughput in Small Footprint

    On Wednesday, April 25, Stedman Machine Co. introduced a new hammer mill design at the 2018 Powder Show in Rosemont, IL. The new full circle design has higher throughput due to greater screen area. The screens fully enclose the rotor. The direct drive unit reduces the footprint of the hammer mill...

  • Professional Silo Cleaning Saves Lives

    No matter the design or the materials stored, silos are susceptible to material flow issues caused by blockages. There are numerous blockage types possible in storage silos, including bridging, caking, doming, funneling, plugging, ratholing, and wall buildup or scaling (as shown). Silo blockage...

  • Bühler Opens New Asian Manufacturing and R&D Site

    With a three-day event and over 400 guests from over 30 countries, Bühler officially opened its latest addition to its global manufacturing and service network in Changzhou, China. The brand new facility includes an R&D center and will mainly serve the fast-growing animal nutrition...

  • Automated Grinding System for Seed Facility

    It isn’t unusual, in fact it is commonplace, for seed to be treated with pesticide, fertilizer, and other things that will aid in the growth of the plant and its harvest yield. Some treatments require processing of raw ingredients from a granular material in specific proportions that are then...

  • Free Webinar: Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    On May 8, 2018, Professor Mark Jones is Head of the School of Engineering, Director of TUNRA Bulk Solids Handling Research Associates, presented "Troubleshooting Pneumatic Conveying Systems," as part of Powder & Bulk Solids' DryPro free webinar series. Pneumatic conveying systems...

  • USDA Rotary Airlock Debuts at the Powder Show

    In February 2018, Rotolok acquired approval and certification from the USDA to supply rotary airlocks for use in the dairy, food, and chemical industries in the U.S. The USDA Dairy-accepted line of rotary airlocks is designed for use in sanitary applications in the food, dairy, pharmaceutical...

  • High-Temp Air Cannon Installation & Service without Production Shutdown

    The inventor (and patent-holder) of low-pressure blasting using plant air for improved bulk material handling has announced a new technology for installing air cannons without a processing shutdown.  The system allows specially-trained technicians to mount the units on furnaces, preheaters,...

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