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  • Custom Ribbon Blender Helps Craft Perfect Coffee Cup

    On the production floor, Nova Chemicals uses a Ross 42N-36S ribbon blender, which mixes 1000 lb of material per batch. A java fan’s quest for the perfect cup of coffee on the way to the office is a science that requires meticulous measurements of top-...

  • Specifying a Solids Blender

    Short-residence-time continuous mixer From the basic blending of two similarly sized powdered materials to the blending of several different ingredients to form functional blends, mixers have a wide variety of possible applications. Because they can be used in...

  • Bin Activators & Dischargers

    Bin Discharger The Soliflo bin discharger with lifting cone valve technology relies on proven bin activator technology, but with several improvements. The cone valve lifts up from a seated position to allow product flow. In the closed position, the cone valve provides positive shutoff....

  • Mills, Granulators, & Crushers

    Hammer Mill The Model 141 hammer mill reduces friable and fibrous materials into uniform particle sizes ranging from 20 to 300 mesh. Centrifugal force causes pivoting hammers to stand at 90° to the rotating shaft, throwing material against breaker-plate ridges in the feed section and then...

  • Technology Review

    Valve Bag Fillers Model 2010 Plug Stack Air Packer valve bag fillers are designed to achieve high bagging rates for dry abrasive products that cause excessive wear to in feed valves in other filler designs. The single-spout units can be installed side by side for two-, three- and four-spout...

  • Spray Dryer Optimization

    A large dairy multistage dryer with insulation panels that can provide substantial energy savings The question is often asked, “How can more capacity be gotten from our spray dryer?” Or, “What is the greatest amount of powder that this dryer...

  • Stainless-Steel Separator Classifies Abrasive Ferrotitanium Granules

    Ferrotitanium granules are fed from the yellow hopper to the stainless-steel Vibroscreen classifier, which uses successively finer horizontal screens to separate the metal into the desired size fractions. Ferrotitanium, an additive used in steel alloys, makes...

  • Material Handling

    Railcar Connector The CycloLift railcar connector with pneumatically actuated lifters streamlines the unloading of dual-outlet hopper-bottom railcars. Likeits companion model for single-outlet hoppers, the CycloLift is designed to reduce the time required to mate railcar connectors with...

  • Particle Analysis

    PC-Controlled Particle Size Analyzer The Gradex 2000 is a PC-controlled device that fully automates the sieve analysis of dry granular materials. It frees up technicians to perform other work and provides analysis on a more frequent and timely basis, allowing for closer control of raw-material...

  • Valspar Flooring Keeps General Mills Bakery Cooking

    Flowfresh can be installed anywhere, from heavy industrial sites and warehouses to food and pharmaceutical processing plants. All the ingredients were present for a production slowdown at one of the world’s largest food manufacturers: Delamination and...

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