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  • Particle Shape Accessory for Laser Diffraction

    Vision Analytical Inc. releases a new version of the particle insight shape and size analyzer. Laser Diffraction systems are well-established process control tools in many industries. Unfortunately, this technique reports results assuming they are spherical in nature. Most industrial particles are...

  • New Bulk Bag Lifting Frame with Adjustable Arms

    Flexicon Corp. has introduced a new bulk bag lifting frame with telescoping arms that accommodates bulk bags produced in an increasing range of sizes.      The lifting frame is optional on all BFC models of Flexicon's Bulk-Out discharger line, and available for up to 2.2-tn...

  • Dust Collector Clears the Air for Snack Food Manufacturer

    Barrel O’ Fun (BOF) produces an extensive line of snack foods, including traditional and kettle-cooked potato chips, whole corn tortilla and corn chips, cheese puffs and curls, gourmet popcorn, and baked potato crisps. These products come in a variety of flavors and seasonings and are shipped...

  • High Containment Local Dust Control: Improving Safety and Reclamation

    The control of dust emissions when handling bulk powders remains one of the more challenging aspects of powder handling. Not only does the powder escaping into the environment pose a safety risk, but in many instances also represents substantial losses in productivity. The calculated and designed...

  • New Packaging Lines for Plastic Compound Producer

    Based on many years of cooperation between SABIC and Coperion in plastic compounding – specifically material handling and extrusion – SABIC has decided to install six Coperion packaging lines and a common palletizing island at its plant in Pontirolo, Italy.     SABIC Italy...

  • Tips for Improved Dust Capture

    Manufacturing facilities have in common the need for effective dust capture to ensure the air quality within the facility is at a safe level for the employees and that accumulations of dust are minimized to reduce the risk of explosions and fires. The same issues keep popping up with dust...

  • Fast Clean Rotary Valves

    HDMF heavy-duty modular fast clean rotary valves are operator-friendly sanitary rotary valves that provide powder processors increased productivity with their patented Rotalign self-centralizing bearing assembly.   The design reduces downtime to clean and inspect the valve’s...

  • Patented Drum Massager

    The drum massager is a patented solution to discharge stored product in fiber or plastic drums and corrugated boxes. It breaks up a wide range of difficult products such as sodium chloride, potassium chloride (KCL, calcium chloride, and metformin). The massaging action is performed by two pairs of...

  • Wireless Hazard Monitoring System

    HazardPRO is a complete wireless hazard monitoring system for up to 32 pieces of equipment. Individual sensors attach to a wireless node that transmits data directly to a system manager. Real-time and historical data can then be viewed on the system manger’s touch screen display. This...

  • Valves That Go with the Flow

    If your materials are into catching some major air, ACS BT Series valves can help ensure that you’re still maintaining your optimal material feed efficiency. We’re talking about fine powders, flakes, and other materials that can easily over-aerate. BT Series valves are built with...

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