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  • Mixing Strategies for High-Solids Applications

    When solids are dispersed or dissolved into liquid, the relative amounts of each phase are necessarily key factors in mixer selection. In reality, viscosity is an even more important parameter. For the purpose of our discussion in this article, let’s define percent solids as the ratio of...

  • How to Reduce Safety Risks When Storing and Handling Bulk Solids

    Each year hundreds if not thousands of individuals suffer severe injuries, and many are killed when working in and around bulk solids storage and handling facilities. While this represents but a small percentage of all fatal occupational accidents reported by OSHA and other government agencies,...

  • Tabletop Continuous Processor for Labs

    Readco Kurimoto LLC unveils the RK-1 continuous mixing processor. Offering the company's proprietary mixing technology in a compact, tabletop unit, the RK-1 was developed to help product development professionals test new and existing formulations being processed in batches using a continuous...

  • New Hybridized Drying System Introduced

    RFC has combined the attributes of both hot-air impingement together with radio frequency drying for a new hybridized system available across a broad range of sizes and output capacities.  The new Macrowave Express series increases drying efficiency and line productivity, at the same time...

  • Vacuum Packaging to Preserve Dry Goods

    The VacQPack system changes how dry goods are shipped by combining low pressure, low oxygen, and temperature monitoring to create a preserved space for shipping commodities. “We wanted to create a system that was totally organic,” said U.S./Canada VacQPack distributor John Willoughby...

  • Report Provides Guidelines for Simulation of Powder Handling Processes Using DEM

    EDEM, a market leader in Discrete Element Method (DEM) technology for bulk and granular materials simulation, has published a key report providing a comprehensive review of the latest research and advances in the field of powder calibration alongside guidelines for realistic simulations of...

  • Bucket Elevator Alignment Control

    Conveyor Components releases the model VA and VAX bucket elevator alignment control to its line of conveyor controls and accessories.  The model VA and VAX are designed to indicate when the head or boot section of a bucket elevator drifts too far out of alignment. They can be used to signal a...

  • Four-Post Bag Fill Station

    DCL’s four-post bag fill station begins its operational sequence when the operator places the pallet and the bulk bag inside the bag fill station. The product bag is suspended on the bag support forks. If equipped, the bag neck bladder is inflated to provide a seal around the bag neck, to...

  • Mixer with Wing Door and Front Hatch

    Dinnissen designed, built, and delivered several wing door mixers for the food, infant food, pet food, and premix industry. In those specific industries hygienic demands are high, which calls for efficient cleaning. The wing door option enables easy access for effective cleaning and inspection...

  • Turnkey Approach to Streamline Continuous Process Implementation

    To help processors implement continuous processing effectively and easily, Readco Kurimoto LLC, unveils a turnkey service approach. With Readco Turnkey Services (RTS), the company offers to manage the design, engineering, testing, procurement, and installation of entire continuous processing lines...

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