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  • Powder & Bulk Solids Equipment Market Outlook

    In the U.S. and Canada, as well as many other parts of the world, manufacturing activity is expected to expand in the coming years. The food and beverage, chemicals, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, building materials, and automotive/aerospace industries are all expected to post gains...

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  • Material Weighing Systems

    May 29, 2018

    These customized automatic material weighing systems (micro, minor, and major ingredient weighing or batching systems) can include supply bins, feeders, work platforms, automatic or manual bin refilling, raw material bag handling equipment, dust collection/control, batched material conveying...

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  • Continuous Weighing: The Big Picture

    May 29, 2018

    Weighing continuously is the eyes it takes to satisfy the mind on whether process control is delivering to our expectation or not. Without the data, we are blindly shooting in ‘Blue Sky.’ When deciding on the accuracy requirements of the weighing system, consider what accuracy range is...

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  • Intelligent Loss-in-Weight Closed Loop Rate Control

    May 23, 2018

    Rate by weight is the measurement of a material that enters into or dispenses from a vessel over a given period. In a continuous feed, a loss-in-weight closed loop feeder controller works in conjunction with a screw- or auger-based feeder, vibratory feeder, conveyor, belt feeder, variable valves,...

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  • Advanced Load Cell Troubleshooting for Powder and Bulk Weighing

    May 23, 2018

    Bulk material weighing can increase process efficiency and provide vital weight data for operations that batch powder or bulk material, or for applications that incorporate bulk load-ins/outs. Load cells are not only the most critical part of a bulk electronic weighing system, they are also a...

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  • Hardy E-Scale Bench Scales for The Connected Enterprise

    May 22, 2018

    Hardy E-Scale bench scale series delivers direct connection to Rockwell Automation’s The Connected Enterprise with an IIoT-ready (Industrial Internet of Things) scale base. It includes an integrated Hardy weight processor for direct industrial network connection via EtherNet/IP, Profibus-DP,...

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  • Selecting the Right Weight Indicator

    May 2, 2018

    Powder and bulk weighing systems provide innumerable benefits for almost every industry available. Commodities such as food and drink, chemicals, plastics, paint, fertilizers, minerals, and concrete products are a few of the goods stored, processed, and inventoried within a bulk weighing system....

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  • Kitchen Batching System

    April 10, 2018

    Sterling Systems & Controls’ kitchen batching system is a semi-automatic ingredient batching system for the food industry, though it can be employed in many other industrial ingredient batching applications.  This multiple bin system requires operator involvement for the batching...

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  • Fairbanks Scales Announces New Weighing Instrument

    April 10, 2018

    Fairbanks Scales Inc. announces the new and improved the FB2558 instrument that incorporates faster processing power, an updated operating system, and more memory. Up to five FB2558 instruments can be networked, sharing transactional data and traffic light controls from up to eight scale platforms...

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  • Hardy Offers Certified Weighing Components

    April 6, 2018

    Hardy Process Solutions now offers certified weighing components for use in classified hazardous areas. Hardy’s scales, load cells, and junction boxes meet common national and local safety standards with appropriate levels of certified protection for different application environments such as...

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