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  • Bolted RTP Storage Silo Right Fit for Power Plant

    Empire District Electric Co. is undergoing an environmental retrofit project at its Asbury Power Plant in Asbury, MO. As part of the environmental improvement process, the FGD ByProduct would be conveyed into a storage silo and then processed using equipment located in the skirt of the storage silo...

  • Secondary Conveyor Belt Cleaner Designed for Safety, Easy Maintenance

    Martin Engineering introduces a secondary conveyor belt cleaner engineered to improve performance and reduce maintenance time, even as average belt speeds and loads continue to increase. The SQC2S cleaner features individually cushioned tungsten carbide blades for effective cleaning without risk to...

  • Cost-Effective Bagging of Powders

    The 725 NXT Cleanpak is a combination of a Stonepak air packer, a weight controller, and a sealer system that offers excellent weight accuracy and simple operation. This air packer is designed to fill and weigh fine powders, flakes, pellets, and granules. The filling and weighing system is fully...

  • Compact Filters Deliver HEPA-Level Performance

    Tri-Flow Compact filters deliver HEPA level performance with a MERV 16 rating and are an alternative to bag, cartridge, and pocket filters. They have a small footprint and large filter surface area. Service life is three times longer than filter bags, with zero compromise of filter performance. The...

  • What is Expanded Flow?

    This issue focuses on storage of powders. When handling powders, we always need to remember the following: material flow properties need to be determined; proper designs are required to ensure reliable flow; feeder design is as important as the silo design.     With all the...

  • Capturing Plastic Dust and Chips

    A major manufacturer of cellulosic plastic extrusions for the LED lighting industry needed to capture and filter dust and chips resulting from automatic cutting of continuous extrusions. A Sternvent 12,000-CFM cyclone collector was selected to remove the chips from the air stream, prior to the...

  • What is Discrete Element Method?

    By Rahul Bharadwaj, Ph.D., Jenike & Johanson Inc. With large-scale processes in many industries handling particulate material, or bulk solids, there is the necessity to understand their behavior without expensive trial-and-error experiments that can be both time and cost restrictive. The use...

  • High-Speed Rotary Band Sealer

    The Supersealer SB40 rotary band sealer continuously seals a wide range of bag materials at high speed and efficiency. The heavy-duty SB40 stainless steel construction, in combination with proven band technology and operator-friendly controls, ensures performance in demanding applications. Features...

  • Flexicon to Double Size of U.S. Headquarters

    Flexicon Corp. has broken ground for an expansion that will double the size of its U.S. headquarters, according to president/CEO David Gill.      "We built the current 91,000-sq-ft facility in 2001 on an over-sized site owned by Flexicon that had acres of additional prime...

  • Weighing and Batching Systems for Minor Ingredients

    PPS weigh batching systems handle minor ingredients in bag dumps and hoppers, as well as multiple ingredients in bulk bags and silos. Gain-in-weight, loss-in-weight, and continuous weighing systems are available.  All systems utilize high-accuracy load cells and scale controllers, and can...

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