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  • GEA Expands Extrusion and Milling Technology Offerings

    January 5, 2018

    German food processing technology firm GEA Group announced the expansion of its extrusion and milling technology portfolio following its November 2017 acquisition Italian industrial solutions provider Pavan Group. The purchase of the equipment maker now gives GEA customers more options to process...

  • Classifying Impact Mill

    November 29, 2017

    The Sturtevant FCM is a classifying impact mill capable of narrow particle size distribution from 95% below 250 micron (95% passes through 60 mesh) to 90% below 10 micron (90% passes through 1250 mesh). It is a workhorse in particle size reduction applications due to its combination of impact...

  • Pin Mill Cleans Rapidly

    November 29, 2017

    Munson’s 24-in.-diam pin mill grinds, sizes, de-agglomerates, and homogenizes friable or other materials into controlled particle sizes, from coarse to fine (400 mesh). Also known as a centrifugal impact mill, it is equipped with a stationary outer disc and a rotating inner disc, both of...

  • Upgraded Grinding System

    November 29, 2017

    Compared to the traditional peg grinding system, several significant upgrades have been made with the Neos grinding system. A ceramic material with high wear resistance and maximum thermal conductivity is now standard for the inner liner of the grinding chamber. The agitator shaft was designed so,...

  • Direct-Drive Mill

    November 29, 2017

    The newly designed PKA Velocity Series mill now has dual air inlets controlled by air damping valves to control the volume of air intake into each of the air inlets in the mill chamber. These double the amount of air intake into the mills cutting chamber. The mill also has dual material outlets,...

  • How to Protect Against Explosion Hazards in the Milling Area of a Co-Firing Power Plant

    October 25, 2017

    A new safety approach for protecting coal/wood grinding plants against the ravages of a combustible dust explosion has been developed, using “flameless venting” devices and leak-tight explosion venting panels. Roller mills are usually located inside buildings; conventional venting...

  • Improving the Value of Carbon Black

    October 11, 2017

    Hosokawa is hosting an educational webinar on “Improving the Value of Carbon Black” on November 29. Carbon black is a material produced from the incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons and is an essential component in tires, rubber, plastics, and liquids, enhancing these products by...

  • Pilot-Sized Mill for Cryogenic Grinding

    August 4, 2017

    Union Process has manufactured a pilot-sized mill for cryogenic grinding with a specially designed stainless steel insulated cryogenic milling chamber.   "This unique mill features a special cryogenic controller with temperature probe to help maintain a consistent liquid nitrogen...

  • Flared Series Multi-Row Cage Mills

    July 20, 2017

    The F-Series, or Flared Series, cage mill features a flared discharge opening, efficiently reducing the wettest and stickiest of materials, either abrasive or nonabrasive, without clogging. Increases of up to of 50% in production up-time and at lower maintenance costs have been reported....

  • Challenges & Opportunities in Particle Characterization & Processing

    July 13, 2017

    The development of particle processing technology is closely related to the new economy, which made use of more high-tech products towards the beginning of the 21st century. Applying ultrafine powders and nanoparticles to create new materials has caught the imaginations of researchers around the...