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  • Representative Samples for Testing

    Flow properties testing provides the data necessary to design silos and equipment for the storage and handling of bulk solids. First pioneered by Dr. Andrew Jenike over 50 years ago, this testing has become ubiquitous in good engineering practice when handling bulk solids. The validity of flow...

  • The Ultimate Guide to NFPA Rotary Valve Compliance

    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...

  • Vortex Clear Action Gates Handle Limestone Powder

    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...

  • Safety Stop Switch Detects Cable Breaks

    The Model RSB is a “broken-cable” version of the Model RS series of cable operated safety stop switches. This unit is designed to actuate whenever the actuation cable is severed or pulled. It was developed to meet the stringent requirements of safety agencies throughout the world....

  • Understanding the Gas Flow Generator – the “Heart” of the Pneumatic Conveying System

    On May 14, 2019 at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific, Eric Maynard, vice president, Jenike & Johanson, will present "Understanding the Gas Flow Generator – the ‘Heart’ of the Pneumatic Conveying System" as part of Powder & Bulk Solids' DryPro free webinar series....

  • Collaborative Engineering, Project Management Save Historic Ferry

    While most material handling equipment projects involve careful engineering and configuration planning, a few involve special challenges that genuinely test the knowledge and skills of equipment manufacturers and customers alike. This article describes how Hapman, a material handling equipment...

  • Gericke Unveils New Line of Rotary Valves

    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...

  • Flap Valve Pump

    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...

  • Explosion Protection for the Dairy Industry

    Fires and Explosions in the European dairy industry were becoming an increasing problem. In the early 1990s groups of people from industry, insurance providers, and suppliers of protection equipment came together to analyze events and case studies, to find a new approach to solve the persistent...

  • Powerful, Consistent Blending

    When it comes to blending powders with liquids, DTL blenders are powerful workhorses that are widely used by the food, dairy beverage, and chemical industries. A “tube-in-tube” design enables exact amounts of dry ingredients to be blended with liquids without the addition of air,...

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