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  • Advanced RF Level Switch

    October 2, 2018

    Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc. announces the SAL18 series RF admittance point level switch. The SAL eliminates problems associated with product build-up on the sensor probe and makes setup quick and easy with pushbutton calibration. Application control is enhanced with the independent adjustable time...

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  • Uniaxial Powder Testing: A Simple Tool for Granulation Optimization

    October 2, 2018

    The process of granulation offers manufacturers valuable opportunities to closely engineer the properties of a finished product, to increase bulk density for efficient packaging, for instance, to control solubility or dispersibility, or simply to improve appearance and/or ease of use. Furthermore,...

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  • Krohne Announces Optisonic 7300 Ultrasonic Biogas Flowmeter

    September 13, 2018

    Krohne Inc. now offers the Optisonic 7300 biogas ultrasonic flowmeter, which has been specially designed to measure dry and wet biogas with variable composition. The flowmeter provides additional functions like calculation of standard volume, methane content measurement, and diagnostics...

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  • Creating a Detailed and Accurate Picture of Solids Storage

    September 12, 2018

    Anyone who works with powder and granular products quickly learns how these materials can misbehave. Some have almost liquid-like characteristics, but most tend to form clumps, especially when stored in large quantities. When this happens, they resist flowing, tend to clog pipes and ducts, and...

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  • Weight Indicators with Built-in Web Servers

    August 29, 2018

    A web server is made up of hardware, firmware, and/or software, and is commonly on equipment used for systems integration. It is used to transfer and compute process data to and from other equipment on the same network as the web server, providing a framework for the equipment’s functionality...

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  • 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...

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  • EchoPro Pulse Radar Solids Level Sensors

    August 16, 2018

    EchoPro 26 GHz pulse radar sensors provide reliable and cost-effective non-contact level measurement for difficult applications. They work with powders, grains, pellets, and aggregates in dusty environments with limited space and varying angles of material repose. EchoPro is offered in three...

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  • BinMaster, Stockpile Reports Team Up for Integrated Inventory

    August 15, 2018

    Companies that store materials in bins and stockpiles can now manage inventory for both using a single system. BinMaster and Stockpile Reports have joined forces to improve material management for companies that demand better control and accuracy of inventory volume and value. The partnership...

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  • Weighing Instrument Integrated with Moisture Tester

    August 14, 2018

    Fairbanks Scales’ FB2558 instrument is now integrated with the Perten AM 5200-A grain moisture tester. Users can obtain weight data from the scale and test information from the Perten AM 5200-A grain moisture tester and place both on the scale ticket. The data is also stored in the...

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  • Automated Bulk Bag Filling

    August 14, 2018

    Sterling Systems & Controls has designed and manufactured an automation and process control system for bulk bag filling that features a motor starter process control panel. Included in this control panel is an Allen Bradley PLC with discrete and analog outputs, an Allen Bradley Panel View Plus...

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