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  • Ingredients of Success

    Pasta is a finicky food. Most people think of it in its fully cooked state—soft: succulent and durable enough to harmlessly toss against a wall to gauge its eat-readiness. However, the pasta manufacturing process reveals its true identity: a rigid, break-happy material demanding ultimate...

  • New Bulk Bag Unloader Uses Controlled Vibration

    The new Model 820 bulk bag unloader is designed to discharge contents of bulk bags using “controlled vibration.” It features Acrison’s patented Model 82-SCM bag spout clamping mechanism for unrestricted access to the bag’s discharge spout and attachment to process interface...

  • Pin Latch Belt Cleaner Simplifies Service

    The new Pin Latch is a tungsten carbide-tipped secondary cleaner that slides in and out for service without requiring any tools. The design features a square, tabbed mainframe with segmented blades connected by a simple pin mechanism, allowing easy access and quick blade replacement by semi-skilled...

  • Central Vacuum System for Class I, II Rated Locations

    The MDL1040PD central vacuum system is specifically engineered for Class I and Class II rated locations. Available in 10- and 15-hp versions, the new 1040PD can support one to three operators at a time, while conforming to NFPA standards for indoor installation. The “dirty volume” is...

  • Industrial Valves

    MEI Valvole Industriali S.r.l. is a certified manufacturer of industrial valves. Its white line includes cGMP butterfly valves for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. The green line includes butterfly valves and sight glasses for the food and chemical industries. The black line includes...

  • The DustHog Is Back

    CLARCOR Industrial Air now includes the United Air Specialists (UAS) business and as UAS celebrates its 50th year in business, the DustHog brand will be back. Although UAS has continued to provide dust collection equipment, it has been a little over a decade since the DustHog brand was...

  • Sieve Shakers

    Fritsch sieve shakers are ideal for: dry, wet and micro-precision sieving; measuring the quantitative particle size distribution of solids and suspensions; separating and fractioning; simple, ergonomic operation; fast, reproducible results; sample quantities between 0.05 g and 15 kg; sieve diameter...

  • Laboratory Mixing Stations

    Ross laboratory multi-shaft mixers, double planetary mixers and planetary dispersers up to 5-gal capacities are supplied with an optional workbench that can accommodate a discharge system, heater/cooler, vacuum pump, and other accessories. These custom mixing stations include leveling mounts or...

  • Wrapping Machines Feature OSHA Safety Guarding

    TAB Industries LLC has unveiled new machine guarding on its TAB Wrapper Tornado line of orbital stretch-wrapping machines. Highlighting an array of safety features, the robust, steel machine guarding includes a side access door that allows workers to safely replace plastic film rolls without...

  • How to Design a Loss-in-Weight Feeder

    A loss-in-weight feeder is the state of the art today for providing gravimetric (weighing) feeding of a bulk solid. In previous articles I discussed volumetric feeding, which relies on a certain volume/unit time (cu ft/hr or cu m/hr) to maintain feed rate accuracy. To increase discharge rate,...

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