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  • Volumetric Feeder with Washable, Easy-Clean Design

    November 9, 2017

    Vibra Screw has developed an easy-to-clean version of its Accufeed volumetric feeder. It 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 feeder’s USDA- and FDA-approved materials...

  • Vibration Immune Weighing in Bulk Solid Feeding, Batching, Metering

    October 10, 2017

    Coperion K-Tron’s Smart Force Transducer digital load cells incorporate exclusive filtering algorithms that continuously identify and extract spurious weight readings from the weight measurement, even in severe process environments. Precise feeding, batching, and metering of bulk solids...

  • Schenck Process Launches Apron Weigh Feeder

    September 27, 2017

    Schenck Process has announced the latest extension to its Multidos weigh feeder range. Multidos VDP-C is a new range of medium-sized and compact apron weigh feeders mainly suitable for raw material feeding, hot clinker feeding and similar applications. “Multidos VDP-C leverages the proven...

  • High-End LIW Feeder Collaboration

    September 14, 2017

    To meet the increasing demand for accurate and reliable recipe dosing in process lines, Van Beek has partnered with weighing specialist Penko to develop the LIW (loss-in-weight) feeder. The LIW feeder is an advanced dosing screw that can be used in processes that require you to accurately add...


  • HV-10 Vibratory Feeder Drive

    August 29, 2017

    HV-10 vibration technology is ideal for high-speed counting, color sorting, and inspection systems, and is available in stainless steel. It offers new possibilities for sanitary applications in food and packaging industries, and was recently CSA certified to meet strict Canadian standards. The HV-...

  • 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...