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  • Meyer Expands Sanitary Valve Line

    September 25, 2019

    Wm. W. Meyer has expanded its line of USDA-approved Klean-In-Place (KIP) II rotary airlock feeder valves. Two new, bigger sizes have been added to its FDA sanitary offering: the 14-in. KIP II with 1.49 CFR and the 16-in. KIP II with 2.36 CFR. This special-purpose valve is suited for pet food,...

  • Gericke Unveils Hypergienic Rotary Valve Line

    September 18, 2019

    Gericke USA unveils the Gericke RotaVal Hypergienic line of rotary valves. Developed for food, pharmaceutical, and other sanitary processes, the Hypergienic rotary valves are machined from solid stainless steel in a proprietary, non-porous, self-draining design with polished internals and externals...

  • Webinar: How to Choose Between a Rotary Valve and Screw Feeder

    September 11, 2019

    Both the rotary valve airlock and the screw can be effective feeders for bulk solids. However, there are subtle differences in their operation and integration with the hopper design that could upset flow and performance if not addressed. This webinar will discuss features of each type of...

  • The Benefits of Dust Collector Pulse Valves

    August 1, 2019

    Dusty environments in industries such as concrete, metalworking, mining, steel mills, grain, agriculture, and feed are particularly susceptible to costly damage and downtime due to particulates getting into machines. Dusty air is also a hazard to workers’ health. Particularly, food and...

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  • Kice Industries Introduces Larger Airlock

    June 24, 2019

    Kice Industries introduces new, larger sizes for its VJX airlock. The new sizes available include: 18x12x12, 18x14x14, 20x12x12, 20x15x15, 24x15x15, and 24x20x20. The VJX airlock gives users less maintenance, reduced downtime, and lower overall operating costs. It is designed to comply with NFPA...

  • Hygienic Gericke RotaVal Valves Earn USDA Certification

    May 30, 2019

    Hygienic valves in the RotaVal line from process equipment manufacturer Gericke USA, Somerset, NJ, have earned USDA certification for use in dairy processing. Issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Dairy Grading Branch, Equipment Design Review Section, the certification documents the...

  • Vac-U-Max Celebrates 65-Year Anniversary

    May 28, 2019

    Vac-U-Max has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum...

  • Choosing a Rotary Valve for Your Sanitary Application

    April 25, 2019

    In a sanitary application, a rotary valve’s design and construction materials must meet hygienic standards to ensure that the product reaches the customer without contamination. This article explains how you can select a rotary valve that matches your application’s hygiene requirements...