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  • 12 Considerations When Purchasing Processing Equipment

    December 18, 2018

    Purchasing new equipment for your bulk processing operation can be stressful. It is hard to know exactly how your material will react to the new process. Visions of clumping, blockages, and poor material flow may be dancing in your head. Put your worries at ease! There are steps that you can take...

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  • Eriez Appoints Cooke Managing Director of Eriez-Australia

    December 13, 2018

    Eriez has appointed James Cooke to the position of managing director of Eriez-Australia, according to an announcement by Eriez senior director of Asia Pacific operations and strategy, Jaisen Kohmuench. Before this promotion, Cooke served as Eriez-Australia factory manager since 2005. He started...

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  • Trantec Solids Handling Ltd

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  • Acrison Introduces Two Dry Solids Volumetric Feeders

    November 16, 2018

    Acrison Inc. introduces the new Models 170-1-2 and 170-2-2 dry solids volumetric feeders. The Models 170-1-2 and 170-2-2 are designed with circular flat bottom feed chambers and feature a specially configured, slowly rotating horizontal agitator that operates at a constant or variable speed to...

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  • Material Handling with Screw Feeders

    October 31, 2018

    While a traditional screw conveyor is pretty simple in its construction, a screw feeder for feeding and metering applications can become a highly engineered machine. Screw feeders can handle the gamut of delicate, aggressive, corrosive, explosive, sticky, fluidized materials, etc. The most basic...

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  • Washable Volumetric Feeder

    October 31, 2018

    Vibra Screw offers an easy-to-clean version of its Accufeed volumetric feeder that incorporates a self-draining trough, so the unit can be washed in place. A built-in drain with external connection handles wash fluid disposal. Combined with the feeders USDA- and FDA-approved materials of...

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  • Feeder for Low Feed Rates

    October 31, 2018

    Designed specifically for low feed rate applications the PureFeed AI-300 feeder includes the following customer-driven features: quick and easy disassembly; a dual-arm external agitation system; and an easy-to-remove EPDM feed hopper that reduces cleaning and maintenance time. The PureFeed AI-300...

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  • Coperion, Coperion K-Tron Launch Traveling Equipment Display

    October 16, 2018

    Coperion and Coperion K-Tron announce the launch of the new Traveling Equipment Display (TED). The mobile display began traveling directly to bulk material handling facilities throughout the U.S. in early October and will bring the latest solutions for feeding, pneumatic conveying, complete systems...

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  • K-Vision Controller Now Supports Two Independent Feeder Lines

    August 29, 2018

    Coperion K-Tron has added new features to its K-Vision software. The K-Vision controller is a graphical operator interface for controlling multiple devices such as feeders or feeder refill (vacuum receivers) in a process. With the release of K-Vision Software version 2.0, the K-Vision is now able...

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  • Feeding Basics

    July 18, 2018

    Over the last 100 years or so, the problems of feeding and handling dry materials have been studied at great length and following intense and wide ranging R&D, industry now offers a broad range of solutions. Thumbing through the pages of Powder & Bulk Solids, those in search of an answer to...

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