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    The MIXYS EXTRACTASHAFT is one of the most efficient mixers on the market today, with 15% – 85 % filling of the mixer volume providing multiple batch sizes and increased flexibility in only one machine. Download this informational packet to learn the exact cost, time, and cleanliness...

  • Abrasion-Resistant Rotary Valves Keep Humming Along

    February 18, 2020

    Magnum Systems started its relationship with GLC Minerals, a manufacturer of calcium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, and calcium sulfate products, a little over a decade ago. Magnum Systems had designed and manufactured a 45,000 lb/hr, 50-lb bag packaging automation line that was installed in 2009...

  • Vortex Improves Clear Action Slide Gate

    February 11, 2020

    Vortex’s self-cleaning clear action gate handles powders, granular, or pellets in gravity flow or pneumatic conveying systems. Mounted horizontally between a hopper and an airlock rotary valve, the lightweight slide gate seals off the differential pressure that is accumulated in the airlock...

  • A Complete Guide to Rotary Valve Safety

    February 11, 2020

    Rotary airlock valves are an asset to NFPA safety, but they must also be maintained and handled with care. With all the moving parts in a material conveying system, manufacturing workers must take unique precautions with each piece of machinery in the line — including the rotary valve. They...

  • Cast Iron Knife Gate is Dust-Tight

    February 11, 2020

    Wm. W. Meyer introduces a newly-designed, robust knife gate valve designed for the most demanding applications. The cast iron knife gate is dust-tight, assuring a clean operation. The stainless steel gate and beveled knife edge easily cut through a standing column of material. The knife’s...

  • Iris Valve

    January 21, 2020

    The Lorenz Iris Valve is used to control the flow of powders, granules, flakes, or crystals in production equipment like hoppers, bins, dryers, blenders, bulk bag unloaders, and vertical pipe lines. The double locking series is available in aluminum with a mild steel, zinc-plated rotating ring. The...

  • Meyer Appoints Two New Manufacturers Rep Groups

    January 13, 2020

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons announces the addition of two new representatives. The newly merged Tennant SPECS, which combines two of the oldest sales engineering firms in the business, will represent Meyer in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Tennant SPECS has a combined 143-year company...

  • Dust Collector Pulse Valve

    January 9, 2020

    Emerson introduces its newly redesigned ASCO Series 353 pulse valve, designed to help OEMs and end-users achieve a more effective, efficient, and convenient bag cleaning every time.  With a higher peak pressure, wider temperature range, patented quick mount clamp connection, and overall part...

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  • Heavy-Duty Pinch Valves

    December 12, 2019

    Flowrox heavy-duty pinch valves are designed for shut off and control applications involving abrasive or corrosive slurries, powders, or granular substances. In the open position, the valve is full bore with no flow restrictions. During closing, two pinch bars squeeze the valve sleeve shut on the...