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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...