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  • What Is Agglomeration?

        Agglomeration, the sticking of particles to one another or to solid surfaces, is a natural phenomenon. For powders and bulk solids, agglomeration can be unwanted, resulting in uncontrolled buildup, caking, bridging, or lumping. It can also be a beneficial process,...

  • Bulkflow Heat Exchanger Cools Ionized Table Salt

    Annual worldwide salt production has increased over the past century from 10 million to more than 200 million tons. Today, nearly 100 nations have salt-producing facilities, ranging from primitive solar evaporation to advanced multistage evaporation in salt refineries. Salt is produced for...

  • Bin Activators & Dischargers Spotlight - March 08

    Untitled Document Flat-Bottom Bin Discharger The Model 170-BD-30 bin discharger utilizes mechanically induced internal agitation to promote the discharge of dry solid ingredients from within a bin or hopper, typically for filling a feeder or to refill a weight-loss weigh feeder....

  • Magnets Deliver Safer Product, Boost Sales

    Untitled Document With offices in Burlingame, CA, and La Paz, Bolivia, Andean Naturals bridges the gap between small Andean farms and the booming organic food market. Andean Naturals, founded in 2004 by a group of Bolivian entrepreneurs, works with more than 180 indigenous...

  • Bags, Bagging, & Packaging Spotlight - March 08

    Untitled Document High-Speed Overhead Product Orienter This high-speed overhead orienter accepts product for palletizing and turns it 90, 180, or 270 degrees to automatically form the optimal pallet configuration for each product. The orienter can turn bags to form pallets with...

  • Mills, Granulators, & Crushers Spotlight - March 08

    Untitled Document High-Capacity Roller Compactor The PowerPactor PP500 high-capacity roller compactor features 500-mm-diam rollers and throughput as high as 25,000 kg/hr. The unit is ideal for use in the chemical industry and can handle a wide variety of high-volume compacting...

  • Technology Review

    Untitled Document Rotating Drum Magnet Rotating drum magnets are designed for continuous self-cleaning of ferrous materials from product flow streams. As product enters the housing inlet, an adjustable feed gate meters the flow of product to the drum face. The drum has a stationary...

  • Mixing & Blending Focus - March 08

    Colorant and Drying Batch Mixer This rugged carbon-steel industrial mixer features bolted-arm, field-adjustable paddle blades with a high-yield colorant and drying system. A powerful 17,000-Btu forced-air, thermostatically controlled, washdown-rated, and corrosion-resistant heater with a high-...

  • Micro Cone Feeder

    Untitled Document The Micro Cone low-rate feeder features a screwless feeding mechanism to accurately dose free-flowing color, Masterbatch, or additives into a blending system or directly into the process screw of an extruder. Utilizing a simple induced-flow rotating tube or cone,...

  • Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    Each of the company’s 16 different pneumatic conveying systems has it own set of operating characteristics for pressure, conveying line velocity, efficiency, and performance. Because each conveyed material reacts differently under a given set of operating conditions, it is critical to match...

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