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  • Gas Indirect Heaters Increase Drying Efficiency

    November 3, 2016

    Harbridge Systems’ engineers and builds custom gas indirect heaters for drying and baking processes. Cross-flow and Counter-flow heaters are 10-15% more fuel efficient in a smaller space. Efficiencies of 85-90% are possible. The “wing”-shaped combustion chamber has more surface...

  • Vertical Dryer Offers Reduced Cycle Time

    October 11, 2016

    The new Guedu vertical dryer includes an important benefit for drying of powders in processing industries, cosmetics, and food. It provides short cycle times, reduced handling. The vertical dryer is unlike hot air dryers and tray dryers. The powder is stirred under vacuum that allows an...

  • New Center Aims to Lower Energy Used in Industrial Drying

    October 4, 2016

    A new National Science Foundation (NSF) funded research center directed by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is investigating methods to reduce energy use in industrial drying, one of the most energy-intensive manufacturing processes, the Massachusetts university announced Tuesday. “...

  • Fluid Bed Dryer Prevents Product Attrition

    October 4, 2016

    Vibrating fluid bed dryers and coolers from The Witte Co. are engineered with a series of proprietary design innovations that protect and maintain particle size and shape during processing to prevent costly product attrition. Featuring a narrow slot, wedgewire conveying surface that provides...

  • Witte Co. Names New President

    August 30, 2016

    Process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, NJ, has named Tyson Witte president. Promoted after 10 years of service in engineering and in other roles, Tyson represents the fourth generation of leadership for the family-owned manufacturer of vibrating fluid bed dryers, coolers,...

  • Material Classification in Drying Operations

    August 18, 2016

    The word “classify” has different meanings, depending on the context in which the word is used. In bulk solids handling applications, it is generally taken to mean the separation of one type of material from others, even though the materials may be substantially similar. For example, a...

  • KWS Manufacturing’s Rider Receives Engineering License

    July 5, 2016

    KWS Manufacturing Co. announces that Jacob Rider has received his Professional Engineer License (PE) in the state of Texas. Rider’s accomplishment is the culmination of his hard work beginning in college and extending through his career. In order to receive a professional license in...

  • Witte Celebrates Groundbreaking on Facility Expansion

    June 14, 2016

    Process equipment manufacturer The Witte Co., Washington, NJ, recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its manufacturing center expansion. To add 5000 sq ft to its facility, the expansion is to nearly double the assembly area, speed lead times, and enable the company to meet demand for its...

  • Bühler Aeroglide Appoints Director of Product Management

    June 1, 2016

    Bühler Aeroglide, a global leader in thermal process engineering and technology for food, feed, and industrial materials, has appointed Brian Hinkle director of product management.   At Bühler Aeroglide, the voice of the customer is shaping product development as the...

  • Expanded Lab Tests Screening, Drying, Cooling, Blending, Size Reduction Equipment

    May 18, 2016

    An all-new, expanded test laboratory at Kason Corp. contains a full range of equipment for documenting the performance of vibratory screeners, centrifugal sifters, fluid bed dryers/coolers, mixers/blenders, and size reduction equipment using customer-supplied materials.     ...