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  • Dynamic Weighing to Control Feed Rate of Powders and Bulk Solids

    May 29, 2019

    Dynamic weighing is essential in many industrial processes that involve managing of a continuous variable weight. A typical example is weighing a product on a conveyor belt. At the point of weighment, the product could be on the weighed section of belt for only a few seconds. This article...

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  • Vac-U-Max Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary

    May 28, 2019

    Vac-U-Max has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum...

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  • Enhanced Volumetric Feeder

    May 7, 2019

    Acrison Inc. has specifically designed an enhanced version of its Model 905-18 feeder that meters "strand-type" materials that contain small amounts of moisture, such as fiberglass, in lengths ranging from 0.4 to 0.75 in. Reliable product flow is ensured through an integral, specially...

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  • Process Control System Integrates Mixing, Heating, Cooling, Feeding

    April 25, 2019

    The Readco Process Control System (RCS) integrates mixing, heating, cooling, and feeding into a single, touch-screen HMI. Offered as an option on the company's continuous processors, the system eliminates the multiple interfaces needed to control individual machines in a batch process in favor...

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  • Ingredient Masters Introduces Buzz Screw Feeder

    April 23, 2019

    Ingredient Masters introduces the Buzz Screw feeder, a compact, lightweight, and portable dispenser designed to bridge the gap between expensive automated screw feeders and laborious hand scooping of dry materials. Using a simple cordless drill, the feeder dispenses most dry bulk materials quickly...

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  • Dual-Outlet, Heavy-Duty Volumetric Feeder

    April 2, 2019

    In conjunction with its Posibin, Metalfab’s HD dual-outlet, heavy-duty volumetric feeder meters powder with near gravimetric accuracy. It eliminates downtime disassembling upstream/downstream equipment to reclaim unused material. A flip of the switch reverses the feeder screw to empty your...

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  • Scaletron Introduces New Volumetric Feeder

    March 29, 2019

    Scaletron Industries Ltd, a manufacturer of corrosion-resistant digital and mechanical scales, feeders, and batching controls, introduces a new volumetric feeder for efficient, automated dosing and monitoring of treatment process additives. The new Model VMF-90C volumetric screw feeder is designed...

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  • Gericke Celebrates 125th Anniversary

    March 29, 2019

    Process equipment manufacturer Gericke is celebrating its 125th anniversary as a pioneer in the development of powder processing systems and equipment. Founded by Walter H. Gericke in 1894 in Zurich, Switzerland, to meet growing demand for automated bulk handling systems in four mills, Gericke...

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  • Totally Enclosed Vibrating Feeder

    March 28, 2019

    Carman Industries introduces a totally enclosed vibrating feeder with high trough sides and bolt-on covers. The totally enclosed design eliminates the need for a static skirt with flexible connector seal. By eliminating the static skirt and flexible seal, the totally enclosed design eliminates...

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  • Continuous Manufacturing Modules Automate Pharmaceutical Production

    March 13, 2019

    Gericke USA Continuous Manufacturing Modules (CMM) integrate feeding, weighing, and mixing as a single, continuous step. Developed to increase speed and efficiency in oral solid dosage pharmaceutical manufacturing, the CMMs combine a high-precision loss in weight feeder with a continuous mixer and...

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