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Label Printer Works Without a PC

December 17, 2010 11:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tharo Systems, Inc.’s H series stand alone label printing station can be remotely operated and performs many software functions using a keyboard with no computer attached.  The thermal thermal transfer label printer Can download label formats, graphics and databases to

All Sanitary Valve Diaphragms Are Not Equal

December 17, 2010 11:36 am | by LUKE SIMPSON, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

It is not uncommon for companies to spend three months making a batch of drugs worth $30 million only to have a faulty diaphragm threaten batch contamination and force the line to shut down.

Overhead Monorail, Power & Free Conveyors

December 17, 2010 10:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

TKF Inc. offers overhead monorail, power and free conveyor systems, which in many cases, are ideal for small manufacturing plants, as well as large facilities.

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Shipping Labels for Dangerous Goods

December 16, 2010 10:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

The use of a “Y” marking for shipping limited quantities of dangerous goods by air will become mandatory on January 1st, 2011.

Increase Pump Performance with PTFE Diaphragms

December 14, 2010 9:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Wilden® recently made full-stroke PTFE (Teflon®) diaphragms available for use on all of its standard-setting air-operated double-diaphragm pumps.

High-Performance Butterfly Valves

December 13, 2010 11:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

Assured Automation presents its HP Series butterfly valves with an advanced seat design that provides bi-directional interference, as well as a pressure-assisted seal.

Magnetic Rods Extend Filter Bag Life

December 10, 2010 12:28 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Cleanable magnetic rods from Keller Products, Inc. greatly extend the life of filter bags when filtering iron or steel particles.

Document Delivery for EU REACH Compliance

December 9, 2010 7:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Reach Delivery service guarantees the secure delivery and receipt of Safety Data Sheets when shipping chemical substances to European customers.

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Get your Fill in a Timely Manner

November 29, 2010 9:38 am | Articles | Comments

A 20,000-pound/hour fill rate demands a fully automated bulk bag filling system—no less.

Inept Dust Collection & Blindness

November 24, 2010 9:22 am | by Luanne Huneycutt, American Fabric Filter Co. | Articles | Comments

To prevent blinding in dust collection systems, consider filter type, filter size and  selection of the filter media used.

Recalling the Recalls of 2010

November 23, 2010 7:39 am | Articles | Comments

Digest these prevention strategies gleaned from 2010’s pharmaceutical and food processing recalls.

Conveyor System Confines Dust

November 22, 2010 11:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hapman’s MiniVac™ pneumatic system uses an internal filter to confine dust during conveying operations.

Chemical Fumes Force Evacuations in VA

November 17, 2010 6:08 am | Product Releases | Comments

About two dozen homes have been evacuated and two firefighters taken to the hospital after toxic fumes were released from a chemical spill on a highway.

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Open-Top Tanks

November 17, 2010 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Assmann Corporation of America offers open-top tanks molded from a choice of virgin high density cross-link or NSF/ANSI 61 certified linear polyethylene.

Silicone Tubing Now Stocked in 49 Sizes

November 17, 2010 4:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

AdvantaPure now offers its APST platinum-cured silicone tubing in nearly 50 sizes — from 0.03 to 1.00 inches (inner dia.) — aimed at meeting various application needs.

Conveyor Adds Speed & Capacity

November 15, 2010 8:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Faster speeds, increased weight capacity and indexing capabilities are the characteristics driving Dorner’s new 3200 Series iDrive belt conveyor. Compared to the company’s 2200 Series conveyor, the 3200 Is designed for more heavy duty industrial and packaging applications. Features a

Portable Reclaim Sifter with Rolling Base

November 15, 2010 5:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

American Fabric Filter Co. has developed the AFF portable reclaim sifter — an easy and efficient tool to sift small batches of dry powders. This versatile sifter comes with The capability for batch sifting up to 600 pounds an hour.

Combustible Dust Explosion Protection

November 15, 2010 5:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

This agitator hopper from National Bulk Equipment offers an explosion venting system, calculated on a Kst value of 170 and Pmax of 9.5, to direct and release overpressure.

Lift-and-Seal Container Discharger at Pack Expo 2010, Chicago, IL

November 11, 2010 7:24 pm | by chemdotinfo | Videos | Comments

Charlie Gibney from National Bulk Equipment demonstrates the fully-automated sanitary lift-and-seal container discharger at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago.

Aluminum High-Vacuum Valves

November 11, 2010 10:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

Key High Vacuum Products recently developed its ISO-MONO line of high-vacuum valves, which are manufactured from a single piece of billet aluminum.

Dust-Proof Conveyor at Pack Expo 2010, Chicago, IL

November 10, 2010 4:23 am | by chemdotinfo | Videos | Comments

Dorner's dust-proof conveyor frame stops dust from accumulating under the belt and uses low-profile smart slots that don't accumulate large amounts of dust.

Non-Contact Liquid Weighing at Pack Expo 2010, Chicago, IL

November 9, 2010 5:24 pm | by chemdotinfo | Videos | Comments

Bausch + Stroebel's non-contact liquid weighing sensor for vials was unveiled at Pack Expo 2010 in Chicago.

A Mobile Ductless Fume Hood

November 9, 2010 5:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

According to Air Science, its mobile EDU ductless fume hood is ideal for industrial training because it comes with portability and all-around visibility.

Compliant Track-and-Trace Vision System at Pack Expo 2010, Chicago, IL

November 7, 2010 2:23 pm | by chemdotinfo | Videos | Comments

The Cognex track-and-trace vision system is a front-end interface that collects data from a 2D barcode and other product information, and complies with the FDA's 21 CFR Part 11 rule.

Contaminant-Free Paper Pallet at Pack Expo 2010, Chicago, IL

November 3, 2010 8:23 pm | by chemdotinfo | Videos | Comments

Made from FDA-approved paper, the Hexacomb pallet can carry up to 8,000 pounds and won't impart odors or flavors to pharmaceutical and food products.

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