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  • Sifter Parts Adds Maintenance Video to Web Site

    Sifter Parts & Service Inc., Wesley Chapel, FL, has added a maintenance video on the CS-1 gyratory sifter to its Web site at www.sifterparts.com and has plans to add more instructional videos over the coming months. This video will improve maintenance procedures and cut repair time on the...

  • Bunting Magnetics Expands Metal Detection Service Department

    Bunting Magnetics Co., headquartered in Newton, KS, has announced the addition of David Briggs and Clint Pitts as new service technicians for its Metal Detection Department. “We are rapidly expanding our service capabilities to provide constant technical support for customers,” said...

  • Video Demonstrates Aerodyne's Duck-Bill Valve for Dust Collection

    Aerodyne, a specialist in solving dry material-handling problems, has introduced an animated demonstration of the Vacu-Valve dust valve, a low-cost, low-maintenance dust collector valve at www.AerodyneUS.com/013. This brief demo illustrates the effectiveness of the Platypus Vacu-Valve as an...

  • Malvern Instruments, Kaiser Optical Systems Collaborate on Advanced Range of Raman Microscopes

    Materials characterization company Malvern Instruments (Worcs, UK) and Kaiser Optical Systems (Ann Arbor, MI), a leading supplier of Raman analyzers and components for spectroscopy, have announced a development collaboration that will enhance the product portfolios of both companies. As part of the...

  • SOCMA Announces 88th Annual Dinner

    The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) will celebrate the year’s successes during its 88th Annual Dinner in New York City on December 7, 2009 at the New York Marriott Marquis Times Square. SOCMA’s Annual Dinner is a time-honored tradition that will feature an...

  • Novel Test Regime Helps Specifying Low-Friction Construction Materials for Pharmaceutical Powder Processing Plant

    In a poster presentation at the 2009 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 8-12, 2009, Los Angeles), materials scientists from Freeman Technology will describe collaborative work with machinery manufacturer Harro Höfliger. The joint development project was established to address the...

  • Schenck AccuRate Appoints Zeicorp Inc. as Rep

    Schenck Accurate Inc. has appointed Zeicorp Inc. as its exclusive representative in the southern half of Illinois and eastern half of Missouri.  As an authorized sales agent, Zeicorp Inc. will handle sales, application engineering, and after-sale support for Schenck AccuRate’s full...

  • New Test Sieve Calibration Service Offered

    The standard specification governing the manufacturing and requirements of test sieves, ASTM E11, has been revised. ASTM E11-09 is now available from ASTM International. The committee and chairman Larry Pope of WST, have been working on the project for six years, attempting to bring the ASTM and...

  • House Committee Approves Chemical Security Legislation

    The House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved legislation that, if enacted by Congress, will have a negative impact on the chemical industry and the industries and consumers that are served by the industry. As expected, the committee passed H.R. 2868, the “Chemical Facility Anti-...

  • III Sigma Purchased by MPE

    Modern Process Equipment (MPE), Chicago, has purchased III Sigma Co. of Lawrence, KS, a leader in automated, on-line bulk density and moisture monitoring systems. III Sigma is a provider to numerous Fortune 100 companies and will contribute to MPE’s new product offerings: The MPE III...