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  • Editor's Choice

    Cartridge Filter Proprietary high-strength DuraShield polyester-reinforced media are used in the DuraShield cartridge filter. The media have a fluorocarbon meltblown outer-surface layer that produces a high-efficiency minimum efficiency reporting value (MERV) of 15 for this type of cartridge...

  • Editor's Spotlight

    Automatic Samplers These automatic samplers extract representative samples from chutes, spouts, air slides, bins, conveyor belts, and pneumatic convey lines. The range of bulk solid samplers includes point, strip, crosscut, and conveyor-belt designs. Free-flowing and non-free-flowing materials-...

  • Editor's Spotlight

    Weighing and Batching Systems Company provides customized weighing and batching systems incorporating a unique scale control that is specifically designed to accommodate bulk materials. This feature allows independent control of each ingredient, with fast and slow feed, automatic target weight...

  • Editor's Spotlight

    Volumetric Feeders VF-series volumetric feeders feature modular construction and are built in a range of sizes from 2 to 6 in. in diameter. The feeders do not require the use of tools and can be disassembled quickly. In addition, augers can be removed from either end. They are well suited to...

  • Design Considerations for Pneumatically Conveying Coal

    The cartridge element can be removed without maintenance personnel having to climb into the housing. If you asked six different engineers to develop a pneumatic conveying system, you would likely get at least six different designs. This article contains a...

  • Developments in Containerized IBC Blending

    Mixing and Blending options: (a) and (b) intermediate bulk containers, (c) IBC tumble blender Typical parallel process with IBC blending Mixing and blending are key process steps in most...

  • Dense-Phase Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    Figure 1: Dilute-phase conveying system Pneumatic conveying is achieved by creating a pressure differential along a pipeline and using the air that moves toward the area of lower pressure to move bulk material. This process can be performed with a vacuum inducer or...

  • Product Focus

    Gravity Conveyors Easy to use and maintain, the Air Shoot safely moves dry, fluidizable materials on a low-pressure, air-activated gravity conveyor. Materials-including cement, fly ash, hydrated lime, and PVC resin-move through the shoot in a near-horizontal plane with little change in elevation...

  • Technology Review

    Twin-Auger Open-Mouth Bag Filler The Model 4192 twin-auger open-mouth bag filler is derived from the company’s Weigh Master series of auger fillers to provide higher output rates while maintaining product control and weighing accuracy. Filling rates of 7 to 10 50-lb bags/min and accuracies...

  • Editor's Choice

    Rupture Disk The PROLP rupture disk operates in low-pressure vessels where equipment operating costs are a key consideration. It has a fully opening, perimeter-scored design that utilizes a unique computerized load-cell technology. Because of advances in scoring accuracy and precision, this...

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