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  • Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Launches New Website

    January 26, 2016

    Wm. W. Meyer & Sons Inc. has launched a new website, www.meyerindustrial.com, that has new features, easy navigation, and is mobile friendly.   “We saw the need to provide our customers and visitors with a better online experience,” said Greg Buric, president of Wm. W....

  • APEC (Advanced Plant Engineering Contractors, Inc)

  • Vortex Announces Representation in Germany

    January 26, 2016

    Vortex Global Ltd, a European solids and bulk handling components company, announces the appointment of the team of Adams Industrievertretungen as its exclusive agent in Germany. The company has a strong presence throughout Germany that includes locations in Gernsbach, Mönsheim, Heilbronn...

  • Gericke USA, Inc.

  • New Airlock-Double-Dump Valves Feed and Measure

    January 22, 2016

    Roto-Disc airlock/double-dump valves are now able to feed and measure product into and/or out of pressure or vacuum environments in four modes. Through the development of the RDCC Cycle Timer and enhancements to its accumulator chambers, applications now have volumetric and gravimetric...

  • Iris Valve

    January 21, 2016

    The advantage of this iris valve is its "half action." About a 90-degree rotation can close/open the valve. As a result, an air cylinder can be used for this automatic operation (open/close). A motor drive is generally used for conventional iris valves for 180-degree rotation, which can...

  • How to Implement Dust Collectors and Valves into Your Process

    January 14, 2016

    Aerodyne Environmental a leading manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, has released a new Solutions Sourcebook for industrial dust collectors. This comprehensive guide offers 20 pages of real world applications where various dust collectors and...

  • Blow Through Rotary Airlock

    January 4, 2016

    The DMN BL blow through rotary airlock valve is designed for metering and pneumatic conveying of products in powder and granular form. The valve achieves high fill efficiencies with minimum air leakage, due to precise machining and tight rotor clearances. The BL is supplied in cast iron, 316...

  • NFPA 69-Certified Rotary Airlock Valves

    December 23, 2015

    Certain products like sugar, processed under many conditions, are incredibly flammable and pose a greater risk for creating dust explosions. An increase in factory fires and dust explosions has resulted in fatalities and injuries. As a result, factory owners and managers are seeking flame isolation...

  • Dry Material Mixers, Blenders Need Dry Material Valves

    November 20, 2015

    Roto-Disc Inc. shut-off valves are ideal for inlets and discharges of atmospheric and vacuum mixers and dryers. The valves slice through material build-up and wipe themselves clean with each cycle. The sealing surfaces are not exposed to the flow of material and there are no hidden places...