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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...

  • 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...

  • Brabender FlexWall Plus Loss-in-Weight Feeder

    July 17, 2018

    The FlexWall Plus is a loss-in-weight all-purpose metering feeder with high accuracy weighing that suitable for nearly every type of bulk material. Whether it’s a gravimetric or volumetric application, the FlexWall Plus ensures consistent screw fill levels and proper mass flow thanks to its...

  • New Feeder/Airlock Offers Higher Efficiency

    July 11, 2018

    Engineered to solve most common feed problems, FLSmidth’s V-Series feeder/airlock handles dry, fine powder or granular product in dilute phase vacuum or pressure conveying systems and in dense phase convey systems. A robust line charger, the V-series feeder is designed for up to 400°F...

  • Kice Industries Introduces Offset Vane Feeder

    July 2, 2018

    Kice Industries introduces a new offset vane feeder to its product line. The new design will result in shorter lead times and lower costs. “There are no transitions with the new design; it can bolt directly to an aspirator and provides a seal to protect against product leakage,” said...

  • Vibra Screw Expands Vibrating Feeder and Conveyor Line

    June 27, 2018

    Vibra Screw Inc. has expanded its vibratory feeder and conveyor lines through an exclusive license agreement with Mavi Maquinas Vibratorias Ltda, Brazil.   Covering North America, the agreement gives Vibra Screw access to Mavi's 50 years of experience, which has made it the largest...

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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...

  • Bulk Spiralfeeder Fits Limited Access Area

    May 31, 2018

    Designed for limited access areas where traditional bulk bag unloaders will not fit, the Model FTH-50 portable frame conveying system utilizes an all in one design. Forklift channel framework for system mobility, a 50-cu-ft storage hopper with cover, and integrated flexible screw conveyor with...