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  • Powder Tester Selection

    October 30, 2018

    Recent revisions of two e-books from Freeman Technology offer clear, expert advice for those looking to invest in powder testing technology. “Choosing a Powder Tester” reviews the technology available and has been updated to include recent innovations such as uniaxial powder testing....

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  • RSC Applications Bridge Process Control Systems, Corporate Offices

    October 23, 2018

    Automation systems typically sit on top of the pyramid when it comes to process controls and measurement instrumentation. These systems incorporate discrete and analog inputs and generate outputs to control a wide range of processes, with little or no human involvement. Often several independent...

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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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