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  • Oil Shear Brakes, Clutches, and Clutch Brakes

    MagnaShear, Posistop, and Positorq motor brakes and Posidyne clutch brakes are available in washdown configurations for food processing applications.  While all oil shear products, by design, are totally enclosed in a heavy cast housing, the washdown option provides additional protection from...

  • Improving Work Environment Producing Desiccants

    Desiccant gel packs are used to absorb moisture/water (desiccating the surrounding material). The typical function is to protect electronic products, clothes, and shoes from the effect of moisture/humidity. Oxygen absorbers are used to absorb oxygen. The typical function is to increase shelf life...

  • Belt Apron Conveyors

    Robust apron conveyors (SZFs) are used in cement plants to transport clinker safely and economically from the kiln cooling system to the silos. Beumer Group offers a variant, the belt apron conveyor (GSZF). Using a belt instead of a chain as traction element allows higher speeds and a slimmer...

  • Powder Show Toronto Fast Approaching

    Powder & Bulk Solids Toronto takes place June 4-6, 2019 at the Toronto Congress Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Attendees will see the industry's latest innovations, processes, and materials. The expo floor will include everything from material handling to regulation and safety, silo and bin...

  • New Discharger Pierces Single-Use Bulk Bags, Cuts Cycle Times

    The new Bulk-Out bulk bag discharger from Flexicon features a bag piercing receiving hopper and side-mounted flow promotion devices to feed downstream processes at ultra-high rates. The BFC Series discharger features a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for loading a bulk bag...

  • Low-Maintenance Bulk Bag Fillers

    These new bulk bags are designed to fill any size bulk bag with high accuracy, while offering years of trouble-free maintenance. BPS’s Model BBF loader features an inflatable fill head that offers a dust-free seal when loading, dust port with dust cartridge, and manually adjustable bag...

  • Choosing a Rotary Valve for Your Sanitary Application

    In a sanitary application, a rotary valve’s design and construction materials must meet hygienic standards to ensure that the product reaches the customer without contamination. This article explains how you can select a rotary valve that matches your application’s hygiene requirements...

  • Process Control System Integrates Mixing, Heating, Cooling, Feeding

    The Readco Process Control System (RCS) integrates mixing, heating, cooling, and feeding into a single, touch-screen HMI. Offered as an option on the company's continuous processors, the system eliminates the multiple interfaces needed to control individual machines in a batch process in favor...

  • Ingredient Masters Introduces Buzz Screw Feeder

    Ingredient Masters introduces the Buzz Screw feeder, a compact, lightweight, and portable dispenser designed to bridge the gap between expensive automated screw feeders and laborious hand scooping of dry materials. Using a simple cordless drill, the feeder dispenses most dry bulk materials quickly...

  • The Reason for and Prevention of Bulk Bag Overhang

    Bulk bags, or FIBCs, are thought to be low-technology packaging. Users ignore many handling issues with bulk bags, wrongly thinking there are no alternatives. In most cases, the problems with bulk bags are solvable. One current trend is a desire to have bags without “overhang.” That is...

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