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  • Iris Diaphragm Valve for Big Bag Discharge Stations

    September 11, 2015

    The Mucon JS iris diaphragm valve is specifically designed for fitting to big bag discharge stations for the controlled emptying of product. Available in three sizes – 12-, 15-, and 18-in.-diam – the valve is suitable for dry powder materials up to 62 lb/cu ft. The single diaphragm and...

  • Valves and Controllers for Dust Collectors

    September 11, 2015

    Aplus Finetek Sensor Inc. offers a broad line of BRD/BDV dust collector valves and the AE series of sequential controllers for use in dust collection systems and baghouses. The BRD/BDV and AE series of products assist in improving the maintenance, safety, and efficient operation of dust collection...

  • New Low-Profile Slide Valves

    September 3, 2015

    The new VIB is a compact gravity slide valve with minimum overall height for all types of powdery or granular materials stored in silos or bins. Low-profile VIB slide valves are used where flow of a dry powder or granular material caused by gravity or conveying has to be intercepted. They may...

  • Prater Offers New Preventative Maintenance Program

    August 6, 2015

    Prater Industries announces its new preventative maintenance and service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, a factory-trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections, and required services...

  • Vortex Partners with DMN in Russia

    July 21, 2015

    Vortex Global Limited, a UK-based solids and bulk handling components company, have entered into a strategic sales and marketing partnership in the Russian market with DMN Vostok LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, DMN Vostok will obtain the exclusive right to sell and promote Vortex’...

  • Vortex Announces Representation in Nigeria

    July 9, 2015

    Vortex announces the appointment of Teelad Investments Ltd as its exclusive agent in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, and the Benin Republic. Nigeria is considered an economic powerhouse on the African continent and is the business hub for many of Vortex's multinational clients...

  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Installation and Introduction

    July 8, 2015

    Last month, Powder & Bulk Solids toured the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center located in Salina, KS. As part of the open house in June, Kansas State University provided a walking tour map along with a detailed list of materials and equipment provided to the center. More...

  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Full-Scale Test Lab

    July 7, 2015

    The full-scale test lab at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the heart of what the center is intended to provide for students and industry workers. Here students will be able to see the equipment in action and learn what the difference is between dense phase pneumatic...

  • Airlocks for Medium-Duty Applications

    June 25, 2015

    The DMN M-Series valves are highly engineered rotary airlocks designed for medium-duty bulk solids applications. The M-Series is an efficient alternative for processes where valves with outboard bearings would be over specified. The valves are suited for the conveying of powders or granular...

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