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  • 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...

  • Feeders

    Quick-Take-Apart Volumetric Feeder This volumetric feeder can be taken apart with auger removal from either end. All removable parts are secured with hand knobs, making disassembly simple and tool-free. Slide bars mounted in linear bearings provide easy operator interface by supporting the...

  • Instrumentation & Process Automation

    Pocket Thermometers Company offers three rugged and user-friendly handheld thermometers for measuring thermocouples (Wahl TM602), RTDs (Wahl TM612), and both T/C and RTDs (Wahl TM630) in the harshest on-site process environments. The respective pocket thermometer models can measure with accuracy...

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