At its liquid products transfer site in Portland, OR, Peninsula Terminal Co.’s Transload Services Division receives tanker railcars transporting chemicals for the paper and fuel industries.
Minnesota Explosives Co. manufactures bulk explosives that are used to blast taconite rock into small pieces—the first step in recovering iron ore. To produce the explosive compounds, sodium nitrate is added to a high-temperature corrosive solution of ammonium nitrate.
?By Greg Carrino The mission of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is to reduce fire and other hazards by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.
Bullet List The ability to shut off or meter the flow of fine and moderately abrasive powders, and small to large granulars or pellets.
Bullet List The ability to visually inspect for contaminants, flow interruptions and leak detection.
Material Transfer & Storage says its Material Master PowerFill™ FIBC filling system features the industry’s first horizontal pivoting and rotating bag fill carriage.
Bullet List Unlimited method and data storage using USB memory devices.
Bullet List A Spout-Lock® clamp ring for a dust-tight connection between the clean side of the bag spout and the clean side of the equipment.
Some interesting releases hit my desk as of late. They stand out because their relevance not only impacts the processing industry, but also demonstrates what I believe to be a great representation of a green vs. green battle. First, we’ve got a debate over a natural gas deposit in Colorado.
EXAIR www.exair.com recently printed its 25th anniversary Catalog 22-a full-color technical guide offering solutions to common industrial cooling, drying, conveying, blowoff, cleaning and static electricity problems.
Stockyard Application and Estimating Guides
New from GfG Instrumentation www.gfg-inc.com is the intrinsically safe G460-a rugged, compact instrument for simultaneous detection of up to 6 gases. According to the company, the G460 provides: Installed sensor options that include infrared (NDIR) for CO 2 and PID for VOC measurements.
Sweco www.sweco.com , a business unit of M-I LLC, recently announced the manufacturing availability of its ALPHA turbo classifier from a recent acquisition of Ecutec SL, which is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain.