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  • Flow Rate of Metal Powders Using Carney Funnel Measured by New ASTM International Standard

    Flow characteristics of fine metal powders are important in filling dies for pressing of powder metallurgy compacts, which are later sintered and sometimes machined into finished parts. The flow rate, as measured by a new ASTM standard, determines the flow necessary for a precise quantity of powder...

  • Sartomer Revises Prices on Monomers and Oligomers

    Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Co. will increase prices on its monomers and oligomers by the following amounts ($/lb): • all acrylate monomers $0.12 • all oligomers $0.12 • all methacrylate monomers $0.07 • SR506 (IBOA) $0.45 • SR423 (IBOMA) $0.45...

  • CyPlus Commissions Cold Caro's Acid Systems at Two Jaguar Mining Brazilian Sites

    CyPlus has succeeded in commissioning two Cold Caro’s Acid systems for Concord, NH-based Jaguar Mining Inc. at its Turmalina and Paciencia gold-mining operations in Brazil. The systems treat cyanide-containing effluent. Cold Caro’s Acid is a powerful oxidant that is produced in situ by...

  • Stedman to Host Open House for 175th Anniversary

    Stedman hill host an open house on September 12, 2009 in celebration of its 175th anniversary this year. The open house is open to the public and local neighborhood, as well as to Stedman employees, retirees, and family members.  The mayor and town council of Aurora, IN, local senators,...

  • CC-Link Network Supports Mantecorp's Pharmaceutical Plant

    The Control and Communication Link (CC-Link) open Fieldbus network and Mitsubishi Electric controls now serve as the supervisory control and data acquisition system for the ultra modern 3.3 million-sq-ft Mantecorp pharmaceutical manufacturing and office facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The CC...

  • Rice Lake's Mobile Tradeshow Hits the Road with New Look

    A supplier of weighing equipment for more than 60 years, Rice Lake Weighing Systems is once again hitting the road with its “On the Road” tour bus that is packed with weighing products. The “road show” is free of charge and offers live demonstrations. Visitors can learn...

  • Group Four Merges Next Systems Division with MTI Weigh Systems

    Expanding its commitment to provide innovative services and solutions to the weighing industry, Group Four is merging its Next Systems division with MTI Weigh Systems Inc., bringing Group Four’s industry-wide recognized service delivery and customer support to the scale distributor,...

  • Fike Announces Free West Coast Combustible Dust Hazard Seminars

    Fike, a leader in industrial and explosion protection safety solutions, is sponsoring two explosion protection seminars: in Concord, California on September 29, 2009 and Pomona, California on October 1, 2009. The primary focus of these educational seminars is the protection of facilities...

  • Glen Creston and Endecotts Team up to Provide Milling Equipment

    Endecotts Inc., located in Ponte Vedra, Florida, has announced that Glen Creston and Endecotts Ltd have teamed up to provide milling equipment to compliment Endecotts’ line of world class test sieves and shakers.   The Glen Creston range includes Gy-Ro dish/puck mill and accessories,...

  • Jenike & Johanson to Present Solids Handling and Pneumatic Transport Course in Brazil

    Jenike & Johanson engineers will be presenting their popular bulk solids handling and pneumatic transport course in São Paulo, Brazil October 1-2. The training will include discussion of hopper flow patterns, testing of powder flow properties and their relation to silo and hopper design...