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  • Vortex Partners with DMN in Russia

    July 21, 2015

    Vortex Global Limited, a UK-based solids and bulk handling components company, have entered into a strategic sales and marketing partnership in the Russian market with DMN Vostok LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, DMN Vostok will obtain the exclusive right to sell and promote Vortex’...

  • Vortex Announces Representation in Nigeria

    July 9, 2015

    Vortex announces the appointment of Teelad Investments Ltd as its exclusive agent in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, and the Benin Republic. Nigeria is considered an economic powerhouse on the African continent and is the business hub for many of Vortex's multinational clients...

  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Installation and Introduction

    July 8, 2015

    Last month, Powder & Bulk Solids toured the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center located in Salina, KS. As part of the open house in June, Kansas State University provided a walking tour map along with a detailed list of materials and equipment provided to the center. More...

  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Full-Scale Test Lab

    July 7, 2015

    The full-scale test lab at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the heart of what the center is intended to provide for students and industry workers. Here students will be able to see the equipment in action and learn what the difference is between dense phase pneumatic...

  • Airlocks for Medium-Duty Applications

    June 25, 2015

    The DMN M-Series valves are highly engineered rotary airlocks designed for medium-duty bulk solids applications. The M-Series is an efficient alternative for processes where valves with outboard bearings would be over specified. The valves are suited for the conveying of powders or granular...

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  • Alternative Airlock Valves Replace Rotary Valves

    May 29, 2015

    Aerodyne Environmental's Vacu-Valve is a low-maintenance material handling airlock valve that is a fraction of the cost of the rotary valves it replaces. Two types of valves provide an economical way to manage dust discharged from bag filters or cyclone dust collectors under negative...

  • Kemutec Adds Sales Rep

    May 29, 2015

    Kemutec Group Inc., a leading supplier of powder processing equipment and components, announces the hiring of Chris Jones as Mucon sales representative.   Chris is a seasoned sales professional with experience in wholesale distribution and the customer service industry. His primary...

  • Valves and Slide Gates

    May 27, 2015

    Bush & Wilton manufactures a wide range of rotary airlock valves, diverter valves, and slide gates to meet material handling requirements. The SBT twin piston slide gates are designed for a wide range of gravity flow applications. The one-piece cast bodies and heavy-duty components ensure...

  • Flap Valves: Standards, Applications, and Limitations

    May 20, 2015

    Flap valves are relatively new in the North American market and gaining wide acceptance. Although flap valves have been available in Europe for several years, it is only recently that they have been included in NFPA 69 Standard on Explosion Prevention Systems, 2014 Edition. Flap valves are...