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  • The Ultimate Guide to NFPA Rotary Valve Compliance

    April 22, 2019

    The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) provides regulations to protect your manufacturing plant from fires, deflagrations, explosions, and other safety risks. According to NFPA reports, the risk is very real: more than 37,000 fires in U.S. industrial and manufacturing properties were...

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  • Vortex Clear Action Gates Handle Limestone Powder

    April 22, 2019

    Limestone is one of the most common natural forms of calcium carbonate (CaCO3). Calcium carbonate comprises more than four percent of the Earth’s crust and is found worldwide. Limestone is the sedimentation produced from millions of years of fossilization, consisting mostly of shells from...

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  • Gericke Unveils New Line of Rotary Valves

    April 18, 2019

    Gericke USA unveils its new line of rotary valves. Encompassing the hygienic series, heavy-duty series and extra heavy-duty series, the RotaVal line of rotary valves offers a choice of more than 15,000 different configurations to suit virtually any powder handling process, along with custom valves...

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  • Flap Valve Pump

    April 17, 2019

    The TC-X500 2-in. metallic flap valve AODD pump is fitted with a heavy-duty, mechanically-actuated shifting mechanism and non-centering, coil spring assisted air motor, and resists stalling and freezing in almost all operating conditions. It achieves high flow rates and discharge heads. It is...

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  • Twin-Piston Slide Gates

    April 9, 2019

    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 reliable low-maintenance operation for many years. The twin piston design decreases the overall length of the gate and assures reliable actuation of the...

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  • Certified Rotary Valves

    March 28, 2019

    The EcoMAXX EM-RVEX line of NFPA 69-compliant ATEX explosion tested and certified rotary valves provide effective explosion isolation for industrial filtration, pneumatic conveying, and bulk handling processes. Standard, medium and heavy-duty designs with multiple rotor tip options are available....

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  • Explosion Isolation Flap Valve

    March 7, 2019

    The IsoFlap valve is an NFPA 654, 69, and EU ATEX Directive compliant, reliable explosion isolation solution that mitigates explosion propagation risks to upstream equipment. It is an effective, self-actuating device that provides inlet explosion isolation to protected vessels handling combustible...

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  • Explosion Isolation Flap Valve

    February 11, 2019

    The IEP Technologies IsoFlap valve is NFPA 654, 69, and EU ATEX Directive compliant, and an economical and reliable explosion isolation solution that mitigates explosion propagation risks to upstream equipment. It is an effective, self-actuating device that provides inlet explosion isolation to...

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  • Vortex Announces Senior Management Reassignments

    December 13, 2018

    “Over the past 10 years, Vortex has experienced strong growth – with more on the horizon,” said Jeff Thompson, president at Vortex. “As our entire organization grows in size and complexity, managing the company will require more specialized focus and coordination, going...

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