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  • Weighing Single or Multiple Ingredients

    June 20, 2019

    This system is designed for weighing multiple or single ingredients. The weigh indicator has data/recipe storage and a repeatability of 0.1% accuracy of applied load. The typical system consists of an AFC Spiralfeeder with an infeed hopper and proprietary drive adapter with integral seals, as well...

  • Gravimetric Control Feeder

    June 18, 2019

    The CentriFeeder MCV is a gravimetric control device that controls the flow measurement and total of any dry granular product. It works by integrating the flow measurement accuracy of the CentriFlow meter with the flow controlling capabilities of an integrated slide gate. Combined into a single,...

  • New Portable Skid-Mounted Volumetric Feeder

    June 11, 2019

    The new Scaletron VMF-90E volumetric feeder enables rapid installation of a treatment process dosing system wherever and whenever it is needed. For automated additive dosing and monitoring with consistent feed rates, the VMF-90E is an automatic, full-featured volumetric feeding system for adding...

  • Pellet Feeding

    June 3, 2019

    Brabender Technologie unveils its new DS line for pellets that is ideal for continuous and quick change operations involving one or more ingredients. An enhanced version of each model is available in four sizes (10-, 50-, 100-, and 200-l hoppers for 5-150, 15-750, 50-1500, and 100-3000 l/hr feed...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...