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June 1, 2011
Very seldom is a product of desired size manufactured directly in a process. Size reduction, coupled with screening (classification), is commonly used to achieve desired particle size. In many instances, the final application dictates requirement of small particle size to enhance performance. For example, fine particles enhance dispersion of pharmaceutical ingredients, increase surface coverage of paints...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/milling_grinding_and_screening/Maximizing-Performance-In-Size-Reduction_8106.html
May 19, 2011
Based on 20 years of supporting particle research and manufacturing, the FBRM G Series has been completely redesigned, making it easier to understand, optimize and control particle and droplet distributions in realtime. The FBRM G400 and G600...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/testing_and_modeling/A-new-standard-for-inline-particle-measurement_8072.html
May 18, 2011
The Model T4 bulk-bag discharger empties flat-bottom disposable bags without a bottom spout, allowing a rapid, dust-free method handling low-value or hazardous products. The equipment consists of a robust frame...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/bins_silos_and_storage/An-economic-way-to-discharge-bulk-bags_8030.html
May 1, 2011
Capable of separating up to 70 ton/h of bulk solids, the new version of this company’s Vibroscreen classifier is said to the be industry’s largest. The high-capacity, two-deck...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/Handle-high-velocities-with-this-vibratory-classifier_7906.html
May 1, 2011
The Single-Trip Unloader can cut the bottoms of single-use bulk-solids bags from seam to seam, promoting the complete discharge of the contents without the need for flow-promotion devices that might...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/Speed-solids-discharge-from-bulk-bags-with-this-system_7907.html
May 1, 2011
With a direct-drive system that reduces this unit’s footprint by about half of that required by belt-driven machines, the model CIM-18-SS centrifugal impact mill provides coarse to fine grinding of friable materials...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/This-grinding-equipment-has-a-smaller-footprint_7908.html
May 1, 2011
Beumer Group Efficiently stack a wide range of packages The Robotpac (photo) is a fully articulated and fully automatic robot that reliably and efficiently palletizes and depalletizes even complex packing situations. Designed for use with a wide range of packaging containers — such as bags, crates, canisters or trays — the Robotpac also saves floorspace, and features an easily adaptable...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/packaging_and_transporting/Focus-on-Packaging-Transportation-and-Storage_7938.html
May 1, 2011
With a high degree of miniaturization, the WMC weigh module allows in-process control and embedded weighing in a number of industrial settings, including...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/weighing/This-miniature-weigher-is-ultra-compact_7910.html
April 25, 2011
Question:  Besides rotary, fluidized-bed, and flash dryers, what other types of dryers can remove moisture and other volatile compounds from bulk solids? Answer:  For many applications, an efficient and cost-effective alternative is to dry the bulk solid in a silo equipped with heat exchangers or modified to permit injection of a gas. Compared to other dryers, drying silos have several...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/Ask-the-Experts-Solids-drying_7903.html
April 1, 2011
Storing solid materials in hoppers, bins and silos is ubiquitous in the chemical process industries (CPI), as are challenges associated with dispensing them. In many cases, using vessels with steep cones and smooth walls is enough to provide reliable flow. However, it is not always feasible to design and install hoppers with the optimal geometry, and many solids have difficult or variable flow properties...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/Hopper-inserts-for-improved-solids-flow_7743.html
March 28, 2011
This newly introduced, horizontal rotary extension (photo) provides the ability to install a rotary through the side of a bin wall (such as those in concrete silos) up to 12-in. thick. This optional assembly includes an extended drive shaft with a protective shaft...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/bins_silos_and_storage/A-horizontal-rotary-extension-for-thick-bin-walls_7687.html
March 28, 2011
Dinnissen The new Pegasus Mixer (photo) is capable of adding up to 18 different liquids — very precisely and in all possible types of combinations and quantities — to dry materials, such as powders, granules and granulates. These...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/blending/Precisely-mix-a-large-number-of-ingredients-with-this-unit_7182.html
March 28, 2011
Vibra Screw The Vibra Blender (photo) uses a unique combination of a rotating paddle and material fluidization to blend dry solids with the ease of liquids...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/blending/Mix-solids-as-if-they-were-fluids-with-this-blender_7356.html
March 28, 2011
This company’s new square bin blender can be configured to blend square-shaped bins of any design, such as those used in...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/blending/This-square-bin-blender-accommodates-common-bins_7469.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has developed and demonstrated a two-step process — using its kneader technology — for the direct devolatilization of temperature-sensitive elastomer-cement...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/blending/This-devolatization-process-slashes-energy-and-water-use_7601.html
March 28, 2011
Kinematica The Megatron MT-VP powder dispersing/induction machine (photo) generates strong suction that prevents formation of lumps during the powder induction and...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/blending/Avoid-lumpy-powder-dispersion-with-this-machine_7631.html
March 28, 2011
Coperion The WRG range of water-ring pelletizers (photo) for making pellets of polystyrene (PS) and polyoxymethylene (POM) has the advantage that the cooling and conveying medium (water) does not come into direct contact with the...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/coating_forming_and_agglomeration/A-better-way-to-make-pellets-of-PS-and-POM_7175.html
March 28, 2011
    Dinnissen   Up to now, the Pegasus Vacuum Coater (photo) has been used for producing granular and extruded products. Now, a new application for the Pegasus is being introduced: the drying of a variety of...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/coating_forming_and_agglomeration/One-machine-to-mix-coat-and-even-dry-granulates_7680.html
March 28, 2011
The new, third-generation of the Kokeisl "automatic shovel" guarantees the regulated discharge of even sluggish and bridge-prone bilk materials from...
http://www.chemengonline.com/processing_and_handling/solids_handling/feeding_and_conveying/This-Solids-Dosing-System-Handles-Sluggish-Materials_6567.html
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