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  • New Plant Enhances Process Equipment Manufacturing Capability

    January 31, 2017

    The new SPX FLOW facility in central Europe is fitted with advanced manufacturing equipment and a highly trained workforce to ensure components are made to high quality standards with streamlined inventory processes that keep them readily available at competitive prices. Hygienic valves...

  • Kemutec Appoints New Sales Manager

    January 27, 2017

    Kemutec, a leading supplier of powder processing equipment, has appointed Simon Howard as sales manager. Howard rejoins Kemutec after a few years away. His objective will be to build on Kemutec’s recent success and growth with new business strategies and the continued development of the...

  • Diverter Valves: How You Can Reduce or Eliminate Erosive Wear

    Erosive wear is the main cause of depletion in diverter valves conveying highly abrasive materials. Download this white paper to learn how erosive wear occurs and to find out what you can do to slow down or eliminate this problem.

  • Pneumatic Weigh Hopper with Fill/Pass Valve

    January 20, 2017

    Flexicon introduces a new weigh hopper with a fill/pass valve for dilute-phase pneumatic conveying systems.   Suspended from three small-scale load cells, the gain-in-weight hopper delivers higher accuracy than loss-of-weight systems requiring higher-capacity load cells.   ...

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  • Slide-Plate Diverter Valves for Conveying Lines

    January 9, 2017

    The Vac-U-Max slide-plate diverter valve is designed for applications requiring the selection of flow from one-to-two conveying lines, and from two-to-one conveying line. The unit is designed in 316 stainless steel with tubular ends, with FDA-approved product contact parts. The slide-plate diverter...

  • Bimba Manufacturing Acquires Vacuum Technology Company

    December 8, 2016

    University Park, IL-based Bimba Manufacturing, a provider of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electric motion solutions, has acquired vacuum technology maker Vaccon Company Inc. on Dec. 5, a Bimba press release announced. “This acquisition reflects Bimba’s dedication to technology expansion...

  • Schenck Process Offers New Cleanable Airlock

    December 7, 2016

    The new Global Cleanable Airlock (GCA) is ideal for applications where dry raw or finished products are being handled in the process and where inspection or system clean-out are required.    Because the GCA is designed for high process rates and possesses a number of features suited...

  • Low-Leakage Rotary Valve/Airlock

    December 5, 2016

    Saving energy was a major requirement that led to the development of a low-leakage rotary valve for pneumatic conveying of granular products. This valve has a newly-developed rotor designed with expanded rotor blade tips and wider vanes for lower air leakage, and an increased number of rotor blades...

  • Impeller Metering Valve

    December 5, 2016

    The FS-M metering valve provides a unique approach to gravity flow metering applications from a silo, hopper, or weigh bin. The narrow geometry means it is well suited for low-headroom installations. Available in a range of sizes from 6–16 in. in diameter, the impeller valve can handle a wide...