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  • Pneumatic Conveying

    At first glance it might appear that pneumatic conveying of dry bulk powders and granules has changed little over the last 25 years. Basic design concepts today are the same as they were in 1980. Systems were and still are categorized as dense or dilute phase, vacuum or pressure. Briefly...

  • Size Reduction

    The evolution of size reduction equipment, particularly in the pharmaceutical industry, is one of gradual adaptation to meet higher standards of sanitation and safety. Size reduction equipment has evolved over the years with respect to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs). Original mill...

  • Packaging

    In 1983, when Powder/Bulk Solids was founded, the packaging industry was undergoing some serious scrutiny. Protecting products against tampering was top of mind following the Tylenol scare of 1982. Tamper-resistant and tamper-evident packaging became crucial to consumer products companies....

  • Bulk Bags/Bagging Equipment

    Bulk Bag Discharging System This bulk bag unloader provides a way for non-free-flowing material that is hardened during shipping to be deblocked with the addition of deblocking rams. Along with massage paddles, the deblocking rams condition the hardened material lump size so the material can...

  • Storage

    Loss-in-Weight Portable Bin Unloader The design of these loss-in-weight portable bin unloaders allows for accurately discharging and metering material stored and transported in either side- or bottom-discharge portable bins. The system can be configured for either continuous loss-in-weight...

  • Technology Review

    Air Filter Available in three ASHRAE efficiencies (MERV 11, 13, and 14), the Riga-V air filter offers greater dust-holding capacity and lower pressure drop than comparable filters. A high-lofted synthetic media in a proprietary V-pleat configuration optimizes performance. Benefits include...

  • Weighing & Batching

    Compact Industrial Scales Signum compact industrial scales provide a wide variety of functions that can be customized to the application level and needs of a client’s application. Three predefined application levels are available in each of three Signum models; Signum Regular SIWR...

  • Ingredient Supplier Ups Capacity, Quality with Bag Dump Screening Station

    Caravan Ingredients built this bag dump station, which incorporates a stainless-steel platform table, a 60-in.-diam low-profile vibratory screener from Kason Corp., and a dust-collection system. Caravan Ingredients, a leading...

  • Scale Techniques: Which Method Is Right for You?

    To achieve optimum performance of an electronic weighing system, accurate calibration of the system and correct selection of the load sensors, mounting hardware, and other installation assemblies are essential. During installation, the accuracy of the system may be affected by external...

  • Level Indicators & Flow Measurement

    Level Transmitter The LaserTrak 80 laser transmitter measures position over long ranges, at distances up to 500 ft. The device also accurately measures level at distances up to 100 ft. Whether handling plastics, grain, or aggregates, the instrument can measure any surface at any angle. The...

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