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Pharmaceutical Packaging and Processing Equipment

August 9, 2006 8:28 am | Comments

Integrated solutions for production, validation and packaging will be highlighted by the five Bosch Companies.

Nanotechnology: Truth & Consequences

August 8, 2006 5:55 am | Comments

Touted as a greater invention than sliced bread in national headlines and scientific journals, nanotechnology is an emerging science featuring nanomaterials — engineered particles developed by working at the molecular level to create substances that are 80,000 times smaller than a human hair.

What to Know About Imbalance in Processing Plant Fans

August 7, 2006 7:48 am | Comments

Imbalance is a common problem with all industrial fans, including those in chemical processing applications.


R & D Captures Essence of Fruit and Flowers

August 7, 2006 5:21 am | Comments

New research designed to build scientific understanding of fruit genes could revolutionize the way foods, cosmetics and perfumes are created.

Small Volume Mixers

August 3, 2006 10:19 am | Comments

A new generation of Biotech and Pharmaceutical Vessels feature ‘Micro-Mixing’ technology, which designed to provide a solution for aseptic mixing of low volumes of product.

Split Frame Unloader

August 3, 2006 9:36 am | Comments

The Split Frame Unloader allows discharging of bulk bags and rigid totes from mezzanines and other low headroom areas. The unit allows the upper frame to be forklifted onto the plant floor, loaded with a bulk bag, and then forklifted back onto the subframe within several inches of the ceiling.

Container Dumper

August 3, 2006 9:36 am | Comments

The Dual Container Dumper is designed to accept and discharge one or two containers loaded with a pallet jack at floor level. Custom hoppers include a manually adjustable slide gate for precise control of product discharge and a variable speed feeder control to adjust feed rates.

High Viscosity Disperser

August 3, 2006 9:35 am | Comments

The High Viscosity Disperser is designed to mix and blend high viscosity non-flowing materials, typically too viscous for a conventional high speed disperser. Applications such as pigmented pastes, inks, epoxies, polyesters and colorants are ideal for this design.


Top-Entering & Portable Mixers

August 3, 2006 9:35 am | Comments

The DT mixer – available in top-entering fixed mount, right angle drive or portable configurations – is ideal for a variety of industrial batch or continuous process applications.

Static Mixer (864)

August 3, 2006 9:35 am | Comments

Designed for the chemical processing industries and water treatment facilities, this process line of stainless and carbon steel spiral mixers can handle high flow rates. The mixers are ideal for installations requiring 2 in. to 30 in. diameter piping.

Worth Clicking

August 3, 2006 8:02 am | Comments

The new site from Adhesives Research Inc., Glen Rock, PA, uses a keyword-search engine and printable product data sheets in PDF format to present extensive information about pressure-sensitive adhesives.

Online Resources

August 3, 2006 8:02 am | Comments

Several proven technologies exist to transport pallets or large containers horizontally through a facility, and each option has its advantages and constraints.

Best Bets

August 3, 2006 8:02 am | Comments

The 2007-2008 catalog from Cole-Parmer, Vernon Hills, IL, has 2,600 pages with more than 60,000 products including 11,000 new items. Products include tubing pumps, flow meters, fittings, valves, tubing and hose, mixers, filtration equipment and process control products.

Class Act

August 3, 2006 8:02 am | Comments

A reactor is the pulsating heart of any chemical process, whether in industry or in the laboratory. Although it might be surrounded by other equipment such as separators and filters, the reactor is the key element where reactions happen.

Helpful Picks

August 3, 2006 8:02 am | Comments

A free chart from NewAge Industries Inc., Southampton, PA, outlines the similarities and differences of PVC and polyurethane. Designed to help tubing and hose buyers understand the performance properties of both, the chart lists association standards, size, hardness, tensile strength, operating temperatures, working and burst psi, colors, weather resistance and custom options.


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