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  • Flameless Venting – The “New” Technology for Safe Indoor Explosion Venting

    April 23, 2013

    The history of catastrophic industrial explosions is a long and truly horrible one. In 1921, a silo containing 4500 tons of ammonium sulphate and ammonium nitrate exploded at BASF in Germany, killing 561 workers. The explosion was so massive it was felt 300 miles away and left a crater more than 70...

  • Ventex Passive Explosion Isolation Valve

    April 19, 2013

    Rembe Inc.’s Ventex passive explosion isolation valve is designed for gas/dust/air mixtures, with one-way or two-way acting system options available, as well as signaling options to meet specific application requirements. Protecting processes from the risks of combustible dust explosions, per...

  • Static Grounding System

    April 18, 2013

    For plants that include several potentially isolated conductive parts, the Earth-Rite Multipoint monitoring system provides protection against dangerous static electricity buildup in any and all of the various components. Typical applications include powder handling, filling/discharging equipment,...

  • Atlas Copco Introduces SmartLink Data Monitoring for Compressors

    April 17, 2013

    SmartLink is a new compressed air monitoring program from Atlas Copco that will increase connectivity between the company and its customers with advanced, 24/7 data monitoring. When integrated with the Elektronikon controller, SmartLink gives customers and Atlas Copco access to a Web-based...

  • Quiet-Pac Blower

    April 11, 2013

    Dynamic Air’s Series 457 Model 232 Quiet-Pac blower is a combination vacuum and pressure blower package, complete with both intake and discharge silencer for sound attenuation. This particular unit is capable of 162 SCFM at 8 PSIG pressure and 6 in. of mercury vacuum. Completely assembled, it...

  • Spark Detection: First Line of Defense for Preventing Combustible Dust Fires and Explosions

    April 9, 2013

    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 654, the Standard for the Prevention of Fire and Dust Explosions (2013 edition), combustible dust is defined as “a finely divided combustible particulate solid that presents a flash fire hazard or explosions hazard when...

  • New Cleaning Nozzle Design

    April 9, 2013

    Scientific Dust Collectors (SDC) offers the next generation of nozzle cleaning technology for reverse pulse-jet dust collectors. The new cleaning nozzle provides an improvement in cleaning technology that achieves superior performance even at lower compressed air levels as low as 80 psig. SDC has...

  • REMBE C-Lever Direct-Flow Metering System

    April 9, 2013

    REMBE Inc. has introduced the C-Lever direct-flow metering system that weighs free-flowing solids and bulk material. The C-Lever is a precise measuring system that uses a centrifugal force-based process. In addition to a high degree of accuracy, this measuring system offers a low overall height for...

  • Fuller-Kinyon Pump

    April 3, 2013

    Introduced in 1926, the Fuller-Kinyon (FK) pump technology provides lower power consumption, lower maintenance needs, and increased efficiency, flexibility, and reliability over other pneumatic systems. The FK pump is ideal for conveying fine powders without risk of blowback. A material...

  • PD Blower Packages for Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    April 2, 2013

    K-Tron supplies a range of positive displacement continuous vacuum, pressure, and vacuum/pressure system blower packages for conveying bulk materials. Packages are available for 2- to 10-in. conveying systems. Each blower package includes a silencer and is supported on a heavy-duty base allowing...