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  • Why Pneumatic Conveying Best Satisfies the 6 Additive Manufacture Powder Handling Requirements

    November 8, 2018

    As additive manufacture (AM) matures as a production process, it requires some serious considerations to enable clean, safe, and efficient handling of these dense metal powders through the complicated process of loading for use, re-use and screening. These include: 1. Loading new, virgin material...

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  • Discharge Valves

    November 7, 2018

    Lorenz discharge valves are manufactured for use above a rotary airlock to prevent pressure from returning to the hopper above. They are ideal for applications requiring higher cycle frequencies. Heavy-duty 3/16-in. stainless blades with built-in material scrapers aid in minimizing packing,...

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  • Vortex Latin America Office Relocates

    November 6, 2018

    Vortex Latinoamérica, a solids and bulk handling components company, has relocated from Pachuca, México to Querétaro, where it is now situated in a comfortable, newly renovated industrial facility. The new location spans more than 600 square meters and includes a reception...

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  • BFM Launches New Monitoring System

    October 19, 2018

    The patented BFM fitting flexible connector fitting’s no-tool, snap-fit installation already makes it a safer option than traditional hose-clip type connectors, eliminating the risk of injury to workers by slipping screwdrivers during installation and changeovers. But, as with any flexible...

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  • Coperion, Coperion K-Tron Launch Traveling Equipment Display

    October 16, 2018

    Coperion and Coperion K-Tron announce the launch of the new Traveling Equipment Display (TED). The mobile display began traveling directly to bulk material handling facilities throughout the U.S. in early October and will bring the latest solutions for feeding, pneumatic conveying, complete systems...

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  • Explosion-Free Vacuum Conveying in Food Production

    September 27, 2018

    The best method to protect against explosions in food processing is to avoid the explosion in the first place. Volkmann VS Series vacuum conveyors, featuring all-pneumatic system design, are ATEX certified against the 13 potential sources of ignition for transfer of powdered products having an MIE...

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  • Lorenz Conveying Products Acquires Flow Valves International

    September 10, 2018

    Lorenz Conveying Products, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, manufacturers of pneumatic conveying products, announces the acquisition of Flow Valves International, Evanston, IL, manufacturer of Syntron and SMS Iris flow control valves. The Flow Valves International plant, located in Normal, IL, will...

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  • Wm. W. Meyer Names Fergus Keane National Sales Manager

    August 7, 2018

    Wm. W. Meyer and Sons announce the addition of Fergus Keane as national sales manager. Keane is an accomplished sales and business development expert who brings over 20 years of experience in relevant fields.  Most recently, Keane served as vice president of Smico-Symons Screeners and A&J...

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  • Howden Roots LLC

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  • Air-Powered Conveyor Resists Wear, Transports More

    July 11, 2018

    Exair’s new 2½- and 3-in. Heavy Duty Line Vacs are powerful in-line conveyors that transport high volumes of material through ordinary hose or tube. Designed for rugged, industrial applications, the Heavy Duty Line Vacs have a hardened alloy construction that prevent premature...

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