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  • Sieving Milled Metal Powders

    September 4, 2018

    A long-time customer came to Elcan Industries Inc. asking if Elcan could sieve its metal powder at 44 micron and limit the amount of undersize in the product fraction to 2.5%. Spherical metal powder is extremely complicated to sieve and having only 2.5% fines left in the product on a 44um spec is...

  • VibraScreener Inc.

  • Vibratory Dewatering Conveyor Increases Production by 25%

    August 29, 2018

    General Kinematics (GK) was awarded a new contract for improvements at a leading refinery in South Eastern Asia during the summer of 2018. After researching ways to improve current processing and considering an alternative to complex silo de-watering systems, GK’s patented vibratory...

  • Magnets and the Acronym Soup of Process Facility Specifications

    August 27, 2018

    Magnetic separation equipment has been drawn into the many titles used to structure a plant’s program in addressing foreign contamination concerns. Whether it’s FSMA, GFSI, BRC, SQF, or a variation thereof, there is an ever-increasing trend in which processing facilities require...

  • Guide to Handling a Metal Contamination Food Recall

    August 20, 2018

    Any food recall incident is a crisis situation that requires quick action to mitigate any longstanding financial and reputational damage. Metal detection specialist Fortress Technology examines the different factors that can make food operators vulnerable to a recall, even with inspection equipment...

  • New Magnetic Separators for Foodstuffs and Powders

    August 16, 2018

    Goudsmit Magnetics introduces a new generation of magnetic separators that are used to remove metal particles (>30 µm) from foodstuffs like coffee, cocoa, malt, rice, sugar, and flour, but also from other powder and bulk materials. The Easy Clean flow drawer magnet features user-friendly...

  • Testing Times for Bulk Food Metal Detector Checks

    July 24, 2018

    In order to check food inspection metal detectors are failsafe, manufacturers perform periodic tests, sometimes as often as hourly. Collecting repeatable and reliable metal detector test results on such a frequent basis manually can be labor intensive, time consuming, disruptive to production, and...

  • Bunting Introduces Improved Magnetic Pull Test Kit

    July 19, 2018

    Bunting Magnetics Co. introduces its newly designed pull test kit. All industries should utilize a pull test on their magnetic separators. But, with the attention on food safety being so high, it is required for food safety and quality in every facility that transports, processes, or packages food...

  • Dual-Drive Centrifugal Sifter Has Integral Feeder

    July 19, 2018

    The new model MOB-DD-SS dual-drive Centri-Sifter centrifugal sifter from Kason allows independent speed control of the feed screw and helical paddle assembly, allowing each to be adjusted separately according to characteristics of individual materials for maximizing feed control into the sifter and...

  • Two-Stage Plastic Pellet Classifier Has Removable Screening Deck

    July 16, 2018

    The two-stage Witte 700 Series classifiers automatically screen the plastic pellets through two consecutive screening decks, each perforated with holes based on the required pellet diameter. As pellets enter the infeed, the company’s proprietary vibratory technology spreads them into a single...