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  • Microwave Moisture Measurement

    June 14, 2018

    M-Sens II is a real-time, contact moisture meter designed for continuous monitoring of powders, granulates, fibers, and pellets. It is housed in a high-grade stainless-steel body with a ceramic face for abrasion resistance. It offers 0.1% accuracy of the calibrated measuring range. Up to three...

  • New “Traction Action” Belt Speed Sensor

    June 11, 2018

    The Model BSD (belt speed detector) is a "traction action" motion control that indicates when a conveyor belt has slowed or quit moving altogether. The unit can be adjusted as an overspeed, underspeed, or zero speed control. The output of the Model BSD can be wired into a PLC or DCS, or...

  • More Options for Conveyor Control

    June 4, 2018

    Offering customers the option of using microcomputer-based electrical controls for the piFLOW vacuum conveyors, Piab is introducing the first version of a new electrical control unit ECU-10. The electrical control unit simplifies the addition of extra control functions in conveying systems....

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Releases Equipment Market Outlook

    May 31, 2018

    Manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the early 2020s in North America and several other regions. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all predicted to post gains in the first half of...

  • Powder & Bulk Solids Equipment Market Outlook

    In the U.S. and Canada, as well as many other parts of the world, manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the coming years. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all expected to post gains...

  • Particle Shape and Size Analyzer

    May 30, 2018

    The Fritsch Analysette 28 ImageSizer is in combination with the corresponding wet dispersion unit ideal for measurement of particle shape and size of suspensions and emulsions. Wet dispersion is particularly suitable for fine particles, poorly flowing, fine-agglomerating, or sticky materials,...

  • Intelligent Loss-in-Weight Closed Loop Rate Control

    May 23, 2018

    Rate by weight is the measurement of a material that enters into or dispenses from a vessel over a given period. In a continuous feed, a loss-in-weight closed loop feeder controller works in conjunction with a screw- or auger-based feeder, vibratory feeder, conveyor, belt feeder, variable valves,...

  • Krohne Opens New Flow and Level Instrument Facility

    May 22, 2018

    Krohne Inc.’s new state-of-the-art flow and level instrument manufacturing and calibration facility, located in Beverly, MA, opened on April 23, 2018. The operations expansion in North America represents the company’s long-term commitment to manufacturing in the U.S. The new...

  • Beumer Introduces Belt Position Monitoring System

    May 22, 2018

    BEUMER Group, an international leader in the manufacture of intralogistics systems for conveying, loading, palletizing, packaging, sortation and distribution, has introduced the BEUMER belt position monitoring system, a contactless technology for high-capacity bucket elevators. Designed to measure...

  • Enhanced 3D Solids Scanner

    May 22, 2018

    Emerson has introduced new features to the Rosemount 5708 3D solids scanner to help users optimize the measurement of stored grain, cement, food stocks, plastic products, and other solids. The material distribution of solids within a storage vessel is rarely even, and when most of the material...