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  • Iris Valve

    January 21, 2016

    The advantage of this iris valve is its "half action." About a 90-degree rotation can close/open the valve. As a result, an air cylinder can be used for this automatic operation (open/close). A motor drive is generally used for conventional iris valves for 180-degree rotation, which can...

  • How to Implement Dust Collectors and Valves into Your Process

    January 14, 2016

    Aerodyne Environmental a leading manufacturer of industrial cyclonic dust collectors and dust collection valves, has released a new Solutions Sourcebook for industrial dust collectors. This comprehensive guide offers 20 pages of real world applications where various dust collectors and...

  • Blow Through Rotary Airlock

    January 4, 2016

    The DMN BL blow through rotary airlock valve is designed for metering and pneumatic conveying of products in powder and granular form. The valve achieves high fill efficiencies with minimum air leakage, due to precise machining and tight rotor clearances. The BL is supplied in cast iron, 316...

  • NFPA 69-Certified Rotary Airlock Valves

    December 23, 2015

    Certain products like sugar, processed under many conditions, are incredibly flammable and pose a greater risk for creating dust explosions. An increase in factory fires and dust explosions has resulted in fatalities and injuries. As a result, factory owners and managers are seeking flame isolation...

  • Dry Material Mixers, Blenders Need Dry Material Valves

    November 20, 2015

    Roto-Disc Inc. shut-off valves are ideal for inlets and discharges of atmospheric and vacuum mixers and dryers. The valves slice through material build-up and wipe themselves clean with each cycle. The sealing surfaces are not exposed to the flow of material and there are no hidden places...

  • Bulk Solids Handling Refresher Course

    November 19, 2015

    This comprehensive course will be held January 26-29, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, and will cover various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical, hands-on training. Course topics include: •    Flow...

  • Coperion’s Diverter Valve Wins Innovation Award

    November 13, 2015

    Coperion was awarded the Food Safety Innovations Award for its CIP design WYK diverter valve at the 2015 International Dairy Show. One winner was selected in each of five categories of innovation: food safety, ingredients/flavorings/seasonings/additives, packaging, processing, and...

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  • Versatile Airlock Valve Introduced

    October 19, 2015

    Aerodyne Environmental offers a newly designed, low-maintenance Vacu-Valve airlock valve. The Vacu-Valve is a trickle valve that operates as a constant discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers, cyclones, and other equipment operating under negative pressure. Its duck bill design allows it to...