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  • Getting Valid Information from Process Safety Data

    By Dr. Stephen Rowe, Dekra Insight Having a process safety data parameter does not mean you have the information needed for safe design. For example, in the field of chemical reaction hazards, the most staggering example of lack of understanding of what is required to make a process safe is...

  • Quick-Emptying Mixer Introduced

    The SEM 3000 quick-emptying mixer is equipped with an extra large discharge opening along the entire length of the drum. As a result, the mixed product can be discharged in seconds. This is specifically suitable for applications requiring high throughputs in combination with batch operation....

  • Movement to Clean Labeling Presents Challenge, Opportunity

    By Allison Deptolla With ever-growing numbers of consumers reading ingredient lists with a critical eye, and a distaste for long chemical-sounding ingredients, the industry is presented with both a challenge and an opportunity.   What is Clean Label? While there is no official...

  • Smart Paddle Capacitive Sensor

    The new smart paddle capacitive sensor keeps level control easy, and is safe for both the food and pharmaceutical industries. The housing material is tough, food contact safe liquid crystal polymer (LCP). Features include: safe for CIP/SIP high-temperature 121°C cleaning; high-pressure rating...

  • Instrumentation & Process Control at the Powder Show

    The 2016 Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (Powder Show) kicks off on Tuesday, May 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. This year’s event will be the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show in 1976. The highly anticipated Powder Show...

  • Mechanical Conveying at the Powder Show

    The 2016 Powder & Bulk Solids Conference & Exhibition (Powder Show) kicks off on Tuesday, May 3 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. This year’s event will be the 40th anniversary of the inaugural Powder Show in 1976. The highly anticipated Powder Show...

  • FDA-Approved Metallic Cable Gland

    Featuring FDA-approved material for a wide range of food and beverage and pharmaceutical applications, the Lapp Group introduces the new Skintop hygienic stainless steel cable gland. This gland meets IP68 and 69K standards and is designed to withstand high-pressure and high-temperature washdowns...

  • New Conveyor Belt Increases Sanitation, Pocket Capacity

    The new staggered sidewall belt for Dorner’s AquaPruf VBT conveyor features vertical belt technology, which makes it easier to clean and sanitize, provides greater pocket capacity, and also requires less maintenance than a traditional bucket elevator. Dorner spent more than a year...

  • Advancements in Mechanical Conveyor Design

    By Bill Mecke, P.E., KWS Manufacturing Company, Ltd Bulk solids processing and handling is an exciting and challenging industry that continues to evolve every day. The 40th anniversary of the International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition, also known as the Powder Show, takes place...

  • Bulk Bag Filler Pivots Fill Head to Operator

    The new rear-post bulk bag filler features a patented Swing-Down fill head that pivots to the operator at floor level for safe, ergonomic spout connections, and a low-profile loading deck that allows removal of filled bags using a pallet jack.      The cantilevered fill head...

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