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May 1, 2011
With a direct-drive system that reduces this unit’s footprint by about half of that required by belt-driven machines, the model CIM-18-SS centrifugal impact mill provides coarse to fine grinding of friable materials...
May 1, 2011
Beumer Group Efficiently stack a wide range of packages The Robotpac (photo) is a fully articulated and fully automatic robot that reliably and efficiently palletizes and depalletizes even complex packing situations. Designed for use with a wide range of packaging containers — such as bags, crates, canisters or trays — the Robotpac also saves floorspace, and features an easily adaptable...
May 1, 2011
With a high degree of miniaturization, the WMC weigh module allows in-process control and embedded weighing in a number of industrial settings, including...
April 25, 2011
Question:  Besides rotary, fluidized-bed, and flash dryers, what other types of dryers can remove moisture and other volatile compounds from bulk solids? Answer:  For many applications, an efficient and cost-effective alternative is to dry the bulk solid in a silo equipped with heat exchangers or modified to permit injection of a gas. Compared to other dryers, drying silos have several...
April 1, 2011
Storing solid materials in hoppers, bins and silos is ubiquitous in the chemical process industries (CPI), as are challenges associated with dispensing them. In many cases, using vessels with steep cones and smooth walls is enough to provide reliable flow. However, it is not always feasible to design and install hoppers with the optimal geometry, and many solids have difficult or variable flow properties...
March 28, 2011
This newly introduced, horizontal rotary extension (photo) provides the ability to install a rotary through the side of a bin wall (such as those in concrete silos) up to 12-in. thick. This optional assembly includes an extended drive shaft with a protective shaft...
March 28, 2011
Dinnissen The new Pegasus Mixer (photo) is capable of adding up to 18 different liquids — very precisely and in all possible types of combinations and quantities — to dry materials, such as powders, granules and granulates. These...
March 28, 2011
Vibra Screw The Vibra Blender (photo) uses a unique combination of a rotating paddle and material fluidization to blend dry solids with the ease of liquids...
March 28, 2011
This company’s new square bin blender can be configured to blend square-shaped bins of any design, such as those used in...
March 28, 2011
This firm has developed and demonstrated a two-step process — using its kneader technology — for the direct devolatilization of temperature-sensitive elastomer-cement...
March 28, 2011
Kinematica The Megatron MT-VP powder dispersing/induction machine (photo) generates strong suction that prevents formation of lumps during the powder induction and...
March 28, 2011
Coperion The WRG range of water-ring pelletizers (photo) for making pellets of polystyrene (PS) and polyoxymethylene (POM) has the advantage that the cooling and conveying medium (water) does not come into direct contact with the...
March 28, 2011
    Dinnissen   Up to now, the Pegasus Vacuum Coater (photo) has been used for producing granular and extruded products. Now, a new application for the Pegasus is being introduced: the drying of a variety of...
March 28, 2011
The new, third-generation of the Kokeisl "automatic shovel" guarantees the regulated discharge of even sluggish and bridge-prone bilk materials from...
March 28, 2011
In order to provide customers with accurate answers to this question, this firm is now offering tests at its new TestCenter in Darmstadt, Germany. Tests in the four laboratories can be run...
March 28, 2011
The 4B Watchdog Elite (photo) uses non-contacting, magnetic sensors to monitor belt speed and belt alignment at the head, boot or both. Additional sensors monitor bearing temperature, head pulley...
March 28, 2011
The Premier Pneumatics 2410 powder and pellet vacuum receiver with a new Series 4 controller will be on display at this firm’s booth. The 2410 is designed to handle powder, pellet, regrind or granular materials in the chemical...
March 28, 2011
This firm will exhibit a filling station equipped with Sartorius weighing technology, and a feeding installation with Systec weighing technology...
March 28, 2011
Since 1979, this firm has been Canada’s leading manufacturer of couplings, tube and pipe bends, fittings, diverter valves, slide gates, cyclones...
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