Here are the Top Equipment Posts You Missed This August

September 25, 2019

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Here are the Top Equipment Posts You Missed This August
Purdue University announced the development of a new powder flow aid technology this month. Image courtesy of Purdue University

Each month, Powder & Bulk Solids publishes dozens of articles on new dry particulate processing and handling solutions. Here is some of the best new technology from August 2019 that you may have missed on

Purdue Develops New Powder Flow Aid Technology
Aug. 30, 2019

A new technology developed by researchers at Purdue University enables operators to improve the flow and consistency of powders without having to hammer on the side of bins. The Bluetooth-controlled powder flow aid created by the university is used inside the bin to vibrate powder and monitor the material. Users of Purdue’s new powder flow aid technology can modify the vibration intensity of the device and its location within the bin to achieve greater product consistency. The university said the technology has applications for the agricultural and grain industries, as well as other end-use markets. 

Automated Horizonal Flow Wrapper for Harsh Environments
Aug. 20, 2019

New Richmond, WI-based Bosch Packaging Technology Inc. recently introduced a new version of its Pack 403 fully automated horizontal flow wrapper that is geared toward use in harsh environments. The Pack 403HE can wrap a wide range of products, including chocolate, frozen foods, and meats, at medium or high speeds. The new version has features that make the equipment easier to clean and the system can produce up to 400 packages/min. 

"IMI Bullet Magnet Separator Offers 28 Lb Pull Over, Over 12,000 Gauss"
Aug. 15, 2019

Industrial Magnetics Inc. announced the release of a new version of its Rare Earth Bullet magnet separator with improved holding strength to capture ferrous metal contaminants in powder and bulk, pneumatic-line processing applications. The enhanced Bullet circuit incorporates an optimized, 52 MgOe rare earth magnetic design and achieves 28 lb of nominal pull value on a ½-in. ball - the highest value of any 3-in. circuit available. 

Sanitary Stainless-Steel Sifters
Aug. 12, 2019

Alvibra released new sanitary stainless-steel sifters that are ideal for the food industry. Features include: no-level surface design – self-draining; 100% stainless steel with all rounded corners for easy cleaning; FDA, EHEDG, USDA designs; manufactured under GMP; food contact material certificates and documentation; sanitation guidelines; continuous screen cleaning by optional BallDeck solution; fast and easy screen replacement; CIP-able sifters - according to requirements; open profile framework - no closed/hollow areas.

Quick Clean Conveyor
Aug. 6, 2019

Designed with a fully welded easy-to-clean stainless-steel frame, Eaglestone Equipment’s Series 2200 Quick Clean Conveyor is ideal for baking and other food processing industries. It will save time and money during the sanitation process and can be custom designed to meet the needs of specific applications. For example, belt flights can be can be incorporated into the belt design for incline conveying.

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