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  • New Equipment at Powder Show Toronto

    Prater Industries, Spraying Systems Co., Kice Industries Inc., and Rechner Automation Inc. will offer new equipment introductions at Powder Show Toronto, May 16-18, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prater (booth 2232) offers a Quick Clean lump breaker that is...

  • Microwave Switch for Blocked Chute, Collision Detection

    The Gladiator microwave switch from Hawk Measurement provides a high-power circular polarized microwave pulse that is emitted from the sending unit to the receiving unit in a transmission chain of approximately 100 pulses per second. The new system has 50 times more sensitivity than previous units...

  • Advanced Tools to Evaluate Dust Explosions and Protective Systems

    Effective protective systems are a critical part of mitigating the consequences of dust explosions. Protective measures that can be implemented include explosion venting to protect the structural integrity of the vessel or suppression to inhibit the combustion and extinguish the deflagration, each...

  • The Quest for Nanotechnology and the Evolution of Wet and Dry Milling Processes

    What is Nanotechnology? There are a couple of definitions, or more appropriately, descriptions of Nanotechnology.      Nanotechnology is science, engineering, and technology conducted at the nano-scale, which is about 1 to 100 nanometers. Nanotechnology (sometimes shortened to...

  • New Discrete Element Modelling Tool for Engineers

    EDEM, a market leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) technology, is changing the face of Computer Aided Engineering (CAE) with new software that will make bulk material simulation accessible to all engineers using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and Multi-body Dynamics (MBD) software, in the design...

  • Vision Inspection Software Offers Improved Tools

    The latest version of Mettler Toledo’s CIVCore vision inspection software supports different hardware configurations and features the award-winning Dot Print tool for reliable inspection of inkjet and other dot matrix-style print. The user-friendliness and increased range of...

  • Block Bottom Valve Sacks Feature Enhanced Durability

    Produced in a heat-sealing process from coated polypropylene woven fabric, Starlinger AD*STAR block bottom valve sack features enhanced break resistance and durability, and is also versatile, economical, and environment-friendly. The latter was confirmed by a recent life cycle analysis, in...

  • Selecting Size Reduction Equipment

    The efficiency of a piece of process equipment is only as good as its suitability for the application. Any salesperson has an obligation to promote his or her company's equipment, assuming it has the ability to meet a minimum threshold of capability for a given project. Consequently, equipment...

  • Checking Loss-in-Weight Feeder Accuracy Online without Interrupting Production

    A loss-in-weight feeder incorporates a feeder mounted on a scale. The feed rate is controlled by a weight feedback signal using a microprocessor-based controller that compares feed rate set point to the weight loss over short precise time periods to control the feed rate at set point. The weight...

  • New Video Promotes Aeration as Lifeblood of Batch Plants

    Explaining the benefits of proper aeration for a healthy, efficient batch plant, this new video from Solimar highlights the safety and cost savings of the company’s disk-type fluidizers. The video highlights users who report low-maintenance performance and long life of the aerators....

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