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  • Growth Predicted for North American Instrumentation Valves and Fittings Market

    July 26, 2016

    A new market research report predicts that the North American instrumentation valves and fittings market will reach $1.4 billion by 2022, rising by a compound annual growth rate of 4.2% between 2016 and the end of the forecast period, Pune, India-based research firm MicroMarket Monitor announced...

  • Fast Clean Rotary Valves

    June 21, 2016

    HDMF heavy-duty modular fast clean rotary valves are operator-friendly sanitary rotary valves that provide powder processors increased productivity with their patented Rotalign self-centralizing bearing assembly.   The design reduces downtime to clean and inspect the valve’s...

  • Valves That Go with the Flow

    June 17, 2016

    If your materials are into catching some major air, ACS BT Series valves can help ensure that you’re still maintaining your optimal material feed efficiency. We’re talking about fine powders, flakes, and other materials that can easily over-aerate. BT Series valves are built with...

  • Fill Pass Diverter

    May 25, 2016

    The Vortex fill pass diverter provides a versatile method for filling one or more in-line weigh hoppers when material is conveyed pneumatically through a closed-loop system. The fill pass diverter can be used to divert material flow of non-abrasive to moderately abrasive powders, granulars, or...

  • Diverter Valves for Conveying Systems

    May 25, 2016

    Lorenz manufactures diverter valves for vacuum and dilute phase conveying systems. Two-way, 3-way, and 4-way diverters are available in sizes from 2 to 8 in., in a variety of configurations. A lightweight aluminum-sealed housing and polished stainless steel blade provide durability and corrosion...

  • Spherical Valve Has Outlet Flange Common to Valve Size

    May 18, 2016

    Roto-Disc Inc. now offers a spherical valve for applications where the valve outlet has to mate to a downstream flange that matches the valve’s inlet orifice. When provided with an optional inlet flange adaptor, the Roto-Disc II can mate to common ANSI 150# flanges on both the inlet and...

  • Peterson Recognized by KSU

    May 6, 2016

    Kevin Peterson, business development director for Vortex’s Titan line, received the Outstanding Service Award from Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry. “We are very proud to have Kevin recognized for Vortex’s involvement with KSU’s...

  • Industrial Valves

    April 29, 2016

    MEI Valvole Industriali S.r.l. is a certified manufacturer of industrial valves. Its white line includes cGMP butterfly valves for the pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. The green line includes butterfly valves and sight glasses for the food and chemical industries. The black line includes...

  • Air Leakage and the Efficient Use of Rotary Valves

    April 26, 2016

    In many pneumatic conveying systems, a rotary valve or rotary airlock is used to feed the dry bulk material from one system to another. The other function of a rotary airlock is to help prevent the transfer of air from the system below the valve into the system above or vice versa. This cannot...

  • Insourcing for Small Manufacturers

    April 20, 2016

    The White House and many of today’s industrial and manufacturing leaders are big proponents of insourcing, which is often understood as bringing jobs once outsourced to overseas companies, back home. Insourcing also means bringing in specialists to fill temporary needs or training existing...