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  • Optimizing Performance During Refill

    July 27, 2017

    Feeding ingredients into a continuous process using a loss in weight feeder requires refilling the integral feeder hopper to maintain a continuous feed. The sizing and refill of this hopper are an integral part of the overall loss in weight feeder system design.      Flow of...

  • Schenck Process to Open Segregated Stainless Steel Production Plant

    July 26, 2017

    In an effort to better serve the high end food, dairy, nutraceutical, and fine chemical markets, Schenck Process announces an investment to renovate its main plant at the Whitewater, WI location to a dedicated stainless steel production facility.    The change removes carbon steel...

  • Errant Feeder Operation and Possible Solutions

    July 25, 2017

    It is quite common to encounter flow problems in various types of equipment for feeding dry solids. These problems can be constant and unpredictable, and so they can also be costly.      As an example, if a no flow condition occurs on a feeder, the following action has to take...

  • Coperion K-Tron Supplies Feeding Systems to Pfizer

    July 19, 2017

    Coperion K-Tron Niederlenz, Switzerland, has supplied two feeding systems comprising five feeders each to Pfizer Manufacturing Deutschland GmbH in Freiburg, Germany, as part of a project to expand its existing plant and switch to continuous production. The Coperion K-Tron feeding systems are a...

  • Weighbelts as a Feeding Option

    July 12, 2017

    In many ways a weighbelt feeder operates similarly to a screw feeder or a vibratory feeder, but there are distinct differences that have to be considered when choosing a weighbelt as an option for feeding dry bulk solids.         The first thing to consider is how a...

  • Gravimetric Enrobing Feeder

    July 11, 2017

    This gravimetric enrobing feeder provides a high ratio of base and additives at your enrobing process. Feeding additives by weight provide excellent control of the dispensing of these high-value ingredients. When electronically coupled with a mass flow spray bar, product quality is improved by...

  • Coperion Supplies System for Processing Antistatic Polymers

    July 5, 2017

    Coperion GmbH, Stuttgart, has implemented a complete system for IonPhasE Oy for the manufacture of inherently dissipative polymers (IDP). The scope of supply included the entire system – from raw material handling through conveying, feeding, and processing the dissipative polymers up to...


  • Volumetric Feeder with Carbon Package

    April 25, 2017

    Scaletron Industries Ltd introduces the Model VMF-28/CP volumetric feeder with carbon package (Model VMF-28/CP). It is a precision loss-in-weight measurement system designed specifically to provide accuracy in adding activated carbon in water treatment operations. It features an integrated scale...

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