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  • Vortex Wins SHAPA Company of the Year Award

    May 1, 2017

    Vortex Global Ltd, a solids and bulk handling components company, has been recognized by Solids Handling & Processing Association (SHAPA) as the 2017 Solids Handling Industry Company of the Year. The award was presented on Tuesday, April 25, at the SHAPA AGM & Solids Handling Industry...

  • Flame Arresters and Breather Valves

    May 1, 2017

    Elfab’s latest generation of flame arresters offer a new and patented construction concept for both deflagration-proof and detonation-proof designs. The new concept contributes to better performance, easier maintenance (for 100% cleanliness), and easy assembling and disassembling without any...

  • Applying Gate Valves with Rotary Airlocks in Pneumatic Conveying

    April 25, 2017

    Whether it be agriculture, chemicals, food, minerals, plastics, textiles, or other industry sectors, the most common practice for handling dry bulk solids in a dilute-phase production process is to feed material from a silo through a rotary airlock and into a positive pressure pneumatic conveying...

  • Powder Show Toronto Only Four Weeks Away

    April 17, 2017

    Powder & Bulk Solids Toronto, the Canadian resource for process manufacturers to find the latest solutions to help increase production efficiencies, cut cost, eliminate waste, and ensure product consistency, will take place May 16-18, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Center in Toronto, Ontario,...

  • New Drop-In Dust Collector Valve for Airlock Applications

    April 10, 2017

    The ACS AN-X Series dust collector valve for airlock applications is ready to eat your dust and replace your uncompliant FT or AN valves. This NFPA 68 and 69 compliant rotary valve provides continuous transfer of any discharge particles from the hopper to your collection system.  ...

  • Low-Profile Slide Valves

    April 10, 2017

    The new VIB is a compact gravity slide valve with minimum overall height for all kinds of powdery or granular materials stored in silos or bins. Low-profile VIB slides valves are used where flow of a dry powder or granular material caused by gravity or conveying has to be intercepted. They may...

  • New Equipment at Powder Show Toronto

    April 4, 2017

    Prater Industries, Spraying Systems Co., Kice Industries Inc., and Rechner Automation Inc. will offer new equipment introductions at Powder Show Toronto, May 16-18, 2017 at the Toronto Congress Center in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Prater (booth 2232) offers a Quick Clean lump breaker that is...

  • Millington Appointed Managing Director of Vortex Global Ltd

    March 23, 2017

    Vortex announces the appointment of Laurence Millington as managing director of the company’s operations in Darlington, UK. Millington will take over the role from Travis Young, who has overseen Vortex’s international operations since 2008. After nine years of managing the company...

  • W.E.A.R. Valve Introduced for Abrasive Material

    March 20, 2017

    The Meyer W.E.A.R. (Wear Elimination & Abrasion Reduction) valve is designed and engineered for applications where abrasive material build-up is an issue. The valve internals are coated with a variety of wear-resistant coatings specifically matched for the materials conveyed. Housing coating...

  • Airlock Offers Patented Bearing Cartridge Design

    March 14, 2017

    Kice Industries has introduced the VJX airlock to its rotary airlock line. The new airlock offers the following benefits: •    Patent-pending bearing cartridge design that bolts to endplate for ease of assembly and maintenance •    Designed to comply...