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  • Technology Reduces Microbial Contamination in Dry Goods

    April 1, 2019

    Laatu is a technology that reduces microbial contamination in dry goods. It is different from more conventional microbial reduction processes as it exposes dry foods to low-energy electrons. It is able to destroy more than 99.999% of Salmonella with minimal impact on the internal structure of the...

  • Particle Testing Authority Opens European Lab

    April 1, 2019

    Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a division of Micromeritics Instrument Corp., announces the opening of its European laboratory in Munich, Germany. The laboratory focuses on material characterization services for fine powders and solid materials. The facility and business will be managed by Dr....

  • Grinding/Classifying Control and Automation

    March 28, 2019

    Sterling Systems & Controls offers a customized process control and automation system for grinding and classifying. The company can customize, automate, and complete the conversion of your raw material to multiple finished products through grinding and classifying.  “Grinding,...

  • New Batching Controller Unveiled

    March 19, 2019

    Sterling Systems & Controls Inc. has introduced a new entry-level batching controller. The unit is a semi-automatic batching system that still requires operator involvement through each step in the batching process, but provides automated operator instructions/prompting, ingredient validation...

  • Next Generation X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometer

    March 18, 2019

    The next generation of Epsilon 1 X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometers has been launched by Malvern Panalytical. This compact yet powerful instrument enables fast and reproducible elemental analysis – but now with greater flexibility and precision. The comprehensive upgrade has focused on...

  • Micromeritics Names ATS Scientific Canadian Distributor and Service Provider

    March 18, 2019

    Micromeritics Instrument Corp. announces the appointment of ATS Scientific Inc. as Canadian distributor and service provider for its full product line, with the exception of its line of particle size measurement products. ATS’ products are used in the following industries: powders, materials...

  • Drives Bring Enhanced Control to DC Installations

    March 5, 2019

    ABB’s new series of DC variable speed drives (VSDs) allow users with a large installed base to get better performance from their existing systems. With the new DCS880 VSDs, customers who are heavily invested in a DC system have the option to continue using DC technology, while better aligning...

  • Simulation in Materials Handling

    February 28, 2019

    Simulation techniques are now a ubiquitous part of our lives whether it is computer gaming, training pilots, or a myriad of other applications. The design of bulk materials handling systems has also benefited from this technology, particularly regarding the application of Discrete Element Modelling...

  • Level Detection: Baghouse Dust Collectors

    February 25, 2019

    The Dynatrol DJ level switch is designed for application to either high or low point level detection of bulk solids. It operates successfully on applications such as baghouses, cyclone separators, and above airlocks. Maintain consistent results on chemical powders, minerals, and many other...

  • Powerful Benefits of IIoT in Manufacturing

    February 22, 2019

    Welcome to the connected world. Virtually every home today has some form of connected device be it a smartphone, Alexa, Google Home, video doorbells, networked sprinkler systems, smart plugs and smart lighting, and yes, networked refrigerators and microwaves. We can start our cars and unlock our...