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  • New Sleeve Connector Eliminates Product Build-Up

    The Clear-Flex SDX Sleeve-within-a-Sleeve design is created using a precision computerized cutting and welding technology for smooth, durable welded seams. This eliminates the risk of sewing threads wearing out or falling into your product. The Sleeve-within-a-Sleeve connector eliminates product...

  • Grain Temperature/Level Monitoring System

    The EST Series grain temperature/level monitoring system is used for monitoring grain quality in storage through multiple point temperature measurement within each grain bin. The product line consists of two sensor cable types, the EST110 temperature monitoring cable and the EST120 temperature/...

  • Rotary Feeders Complement Vacuum Conveyors

    Volkmann’s new dosing feeders are designed to complement the company’s VS and PPC vacuum conveyors. The feeders offer hygienic design, are easy to disassemble, clean, and service, and are safe to operate. The rotary feeders can be customized to suit the application. Other distinguishing...

  • Dimensioning a Conveying System for Bulk Materials

    Are you considering installing a new vacuum conveying system for the handling of granular bulk materials? Well, then you first need to answer this checklist of questions. The designer of your system requires answers to these in order to dimension, design, and finally assemble a materials handling...

  • Insight into the Aseptic Spray Drying Process

    Having just gone through the design and Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) of some new spray drying systems, I noted the complexity of design required. While there are thousands of spray dryers in use, supplied by many different vendors, building a truly aseptic plant presents some major challenges...

  • New Cooler Technology Solves Salt Production Problem

    Carrier Vibrating Equipment Inc. was recently approached by a major U.S.-based producer of fine salt to help resolve a problem they had been experiencing. The approach used for the production of salt at this facility uses gas-fired evaporators to generate a salt wet cake from a brine solution....

  • Additives Help Safeguard Against Plastic Contamination

    Eriez PolyMag additives impart metal detectability, x-ray contrast, and magnetic susceptibility into plastic moldings to detect plastic contamination in food products. By incorporating these additives, manufacturers can ensure product purity and consumer safety while helping to prevent expensive,...

  • Drying/Mixing Interactive Design Tool

    Littleford’s Interactive Design Tool (IDT) allows the customer to create their own custom mixing, drying, or evaporation system in minutes with a life-size downloadable model in any CAD package of their choosing. Currently it can handle standard sizes ranging from 5 to 8000 l. IN the future,...

  • A Solution to Hot, Humid Powder Flow Problems

    It is well known that powder flow problems can cost manufacturers substantial down time and expense. Blockages in lines, feeders, and hoppers can shut down production and result in unsatisfactory products. Add to the mix high temperatures and/or high relative humidity and you have a recipe for...

  • SmoothWall Bins and Silos

    Meridian Manufacturing’s engineering team and sales staff evaluate your product and location, and then design bins and silos to meet all local building codes and provide total cleanout storage. SmoothWall bins and silos have been effectively used in storing sand, malt barley, lime, cement,...

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