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Sanitary Bulk Bag Discharging System

March 5, 2008 12:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Material Master sanitary bulk bag discharger features 304 stainless steel construction with round horizontal tubes, no tube penetrations, welded stand-offs, and continuous TIG welds for easy, thorough cleaning.

Live Bottom Bin Discharger

March 5, 2008 6:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

In response to a leading manufacturer’s need to hopper and control feed a needle-type of material used as a reinforcement in its ad mix, Metso BEST Inc. designed the Model LLB live bottom bin discharger, featuring a 10-cubic-foot storage hopper, to meter the needles to the mixing process. The 36-in.

Conical Mill Solves Sticky Clumping Problem

March 5, 2008 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

A manufacturer of fungicides and herbicides asked Quadro to help improve the manufacturing process for one of its products. A certain percentage of its reacted product would re-agglomerate into moisture-laden lumps up to six inches large.


Orbital Welding Power Supply

March 5, 2008 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The welding system M200 power supply boasts ease of use, portability, and 200-amp capability, all at a weight of less than 50 lbs. A high-resolution, 12.1-in.

Circular Chart Recorder

March 5, 2008 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The microprocessor-based CT6100 Series circular chart recorder combines the simplicity and clarity of pen drawing with the versatility of microprocessor control while providing accuracy and stability. The recorder is user-configurable via a front-panel keypad and has a menu-driven interface.

Self-Contained Photoelectric Sensors

March 5, 2008 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

PZ-G Series self-contained, threaded, high-power photoelectric sensors provide detection distances of up to 40 meters plus response speeds of up to 500 s. A front panel LED alignment indicator illuminates when the transmitter beam is perfectly aligned with the receiver.

Small Form Factor Industrial PCs

March 5, 2008 6:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

The EASY (Embedded Application SYstem) is a PC-compatible industrial computer and machine vision platform. It has a compact aluminum housing and comes in configurations ranging from lean Celeron-powered units to fully loaded Core Duo-based versions running Windows XP, XP Embedded, or Linux.

ANSI Pump Breakthrough: Early Warning of Potential Failure

March 5, 2008 6:39 am | Articles | Comments

ITT Goulds announced a next-generation ANSI pump at a recent teleconference with key members of the press. Marking an industry first, the company's Model 3196 pump now has onboard intelligence as a standard feature.


How to Move Abrasive Fluids While Minimizing Life Cycle Costs

March 5, 2008 6:37 am | Articles | Comments

Originally conceived as a cement pump, the hose pump is fast becoming the technology of choice for transferring abrasive dairy waste like sand-laden manure. So says Chuck Treutel, marketing manager at Watson-Marlow Bredel Pumps, a leader in peristaltic pumps. Treutel explains how this important trend has come about.

How to Improve Sustainability, the Process, and Bottom Line

March 5, 2008 6:37 am | Articles | Comments

Each day, the realities of global resource depletion and environmental degradation are at the forefront in the news and in our own minds. Often, it seems that the initiatives that strive for the good of tomorrow mean undue sacrifices today.

Taking Pressure Off Blower Selection With Regenerative Technology

March 5, 2008 6:35 am | Articles | Comments

Blowers provide critical enabling technology for chemical processing plants and refineries to handle or separate hazardous and corrosive gases, whether in vent header off-gassing, spot source, centrifuge venting, or scrubber applications. But changes are in the wind concerning the equipment used to perform these jobs, largely due to mounting industry pressures to reduce energy and maintenance costs, simplify processes, and improve productivity.

Low Fat and Tasty Membrane Concentrates Proteins to Make Fried Foods Better

March 5, 2008 6:35 am | Articles | Comments

Dr. Stephen D. Kelleher, founder and chief scientist of Proteus Industries Inc. of Gloucester, MA, has achieved something once thought impossible. He has developed a way to produce tasty low-fat battered and breaded chicken, meat, or fish products. Proteus Industries is the company behind NutriLean and NutraPure fat-impenetrable proteins.

What You Need to Know About Pharma-Grade Fabrics and Their Use

March 5, 2008 6:34 am | Articles | Comments

Woven industrial textiles have long been used in a variety of filtration, screening, and separation processes in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical and nutraceutical compounds. Primarily these are found in liquid-solid and gas-solid separation applications in both API and finished pharmaceutical processing.

Boiler Breakthrough: Near-Zero NOx Emissions

February 6, 2008 5:20 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

Steam, generated from gas and oil-fired burners, remains a primary source of energy for a wide range of industrial applications including food processing and medical product manufacturing.

On-Line Viscometers: How They Can Be Used to End Production Losses

January 30, 2008 10:56 am | Articles | Comments

Loss of production is a thing of the past for a Hong Kong-based company thanks to the XL7 process viscometer from Hydramotion Ltd.



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