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  • 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,...

  • Endress+Hauser Hosts Open Integration Partner Meeting

    June 17, 2019

    Thirty-five “Open Integration” partners gathered at Endress+Hauser in Reinach, Switzerland, to share their experiences and thoughts for the first time. A highlight of the event was a presentation from representatives of the chemical and pharmaceutical industries outlining how they...

  • Laser Particle Size Analyzer

    June 13, 2019

    The Bettersizer ST laser particle size analyzer incorporates 88 high-speed detectors, which provides high-resolution data from 0.1 to 1000 microns. This high-speed system delivers fast results, often in as little as 10 seconds. The Bettersizer ST includes the patented dual lens optical system that...

  • Particle Testing Authority Extends Testing Capabilities

    June 13, 2019

    In its ongoing efforts to add the most advanced analytical equipment, Particle Testing Authority (PTA), a division of Micromeritics Instrument Corp., has acquired Formulaction’s Turbiscan Tower to help solve dispersion stability issues. Turbiscan Tower is the new flagship product of the...

  • EchoPro Pulse Radar Solids Level Sensors

    June 12, 2019

    EchoPro non-contact pulse radar solids level sensors work with powders, grains, pellets, and aggregates in dusty environments with limited space and varying angles of material repose. They are offered in three intrinsically safe models for silo, bin, stockpile, or transfer station applications,...

  • Rugged Zero Speed Control

    June 11, 2019

    The model CMS (compact motion switch) is a rugged loss of motion device for use on most rotating equipment, including overland conveyors, rotary valves, fans, crushers, delumpers, blenders, packaging equipment, and other machinery.  The CMS is available in a weatherproof or explosionproof...

  • New IIoT Tool Demonstrates Potential of Digitized Pneumatics

    June 4, 2019

    Emerson introduces a new tool to help pneumatic system users quickly and easily see the potential benefits of integrating IIoT. By connecting the new Aventics smart pneumatics analyzer to the compressed air supply on an existing machine, users will have instant analysis options for key machine...

  • Transitioning to In-Line Powder Flowability Measurement

    May 21, 2019

    The flow properties of powders are a topic of significant industrial interest. The flowability of intermediates routinely impacts manufacturing efficiency, for example the maximum achievable tableting rate for a pharmaceutical formulation, while for products as diverse as powder coatings,...

  • New Digital Weight Indicator for Hazardous Environments

    May 20, 2019

    Ideal for potentially explosive and hazardous environments, the new Rice Lake 882IS intrinsically safe digital weight indicator has FM, IECEx, and ATEX approvals. A stainless steel IP66 enclosure protects this indicator in a variety of applications, including fuel refineries, chemical plants,...

  • Endress+Hauser Releases New Point Level Switch

    May 20, 2019

    Endress+Hauser announces the Nivector FTI26 point level switch for detection of all types of powdered and fine-grained solids such as plastic granules, detergent, grain, sugar, spices, milk powder, animal feed, and other dry materials. The switch can be installed at the top of a tank to indicate...