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March 28, 2011
This firm has added new performance features and interfaces to its Combics Ex weight indicator (photo, p. 29) for Zone 1 and Zone 21 hazardous areas. The indicator is designed to be connected with high-resolution digital platforms and...
March 28, 2011
The IND226x weighing terminal, with IP66-protected stainless-steel housing, is able to withstand tough operating and cleaning conditions in chemical and pharmaceutical facilities. It guarantees exact container filling with a LED display and...
March 28, 2011
These new spill-containment scales weigh only the chemical dispensed into the water treatment system and are not affected by chemical spills. The scales have four load cells that are completely sealed in PVC and vinyl plastic enclosures to protect from spilled chemicals. The...
March 28, 2011
The Quarry King Single-Idler Belt Scale is designed for outdoor conveyor weighing of dusty fines and stone-like aggregate materials. The scale combines “Rocking Flexure”...
March 28, 2011
The Multidos L Weighfeeder delivers outstanding results in gravimetric feeding tasks or when recording mass flow of special products. Available both in an open design and with a dustproof housing variant, the system is...
March 28, 2011
Mettler Toledo The redesigned user interface of the NewClassic balances (photo, p. 32D-2) allows for more intuitive operation, with “SmartKeys” that directly...
March 28, 2011
For rough environmental conditions, the Excellence XP balances offer several features for hands-free weighing and protection from exposure to oily or dirty samples. All Excellence XP analytical and microbalances are equipped with adjustable...
March 28, 2011
Thayer Scale- Hyer Industries The Model SI Ultra-Sanitary Insertion weigh belt (photo) is designed to enable effective and efficient cleaning for sanitary applications in food processing. The weigh belt features a trough shape to help...
March 28, 2011
Mettler Toledo International The IND560x (photo) is specifically designed for process control and manual weighing operations in Division 1 or Zone 1/21 hazardous areas. It contains analog or electromagnetic force restoration (EMFR) weighing technologies, and features a highly configurable operator interface...
March 28, 2011
Flexicon A new bag-weigh-batch system can loosen bulk solid material that has solidified during storage and shipment before discharging the material by weight and blending it into a liquid stream. The skid-mounted system (photo) incorporates two bulk-bag unloading frames, each with an integral...
March 28, 2011
Applicable to new and existing cranes, this crane-weighing system features G4 advanced process-control software that can connect up to eight load cells, each with a separate channel, while performing standard weighing functions and...
March 28, 2011
Hardy Instruments The HI 4050 (photo), a general-purpose weight controller used in vessel-weighing, force-measurement, filling, level-by-weight, and batching/blending applications, is now available with a ControlNet network...
March 28, 2011
This continuous loss-in-weight feeder is capable of handling feedrates between 20 and 24,000 lb/h with accuracies of 0.25 to 1.0% on a minute-to-minute basis to two standard...
March 28, 2011
The FlexWall loss-in-weight batching feeder (photo) is designed for use in applying snack food flavorings, including onsite...
March 28, 2011
Kokeisl Industrial Systems The Picking Robot (photo) is a new, automated guided vehicle with weighing scale to collect components...
March 28, 2011
When higher accuracy is required in measuring weight using conveyor belt scales, weigh belt feeders, and loss-in-weight feeders, the Force Measurement Suspension System (FMSS) has proven effective in high-speed, high-volume to low-density, low rate applications where control quality and productivity are critical (photo). The FMSS is the arrangement...
January 1, 2010
This weigh belt helps minimize material build up Thayer Scale- Hyer Industries The Model SI Ultra-Sanitary Insertion weigh belt (photo) is designed to enable effective and efficient cleaning for sanitary applications in food processing. The weigh belt features a trough shape to help keep product away from the belt edges. The trough shape eliminates the need for side skirts, which can be an area prone to...
July 1, 2009
Distribute and weigh solid library compounds automatically Compound libraries are critical to pharmaceutical companies. Liquid handling for the dissolution of library compounds has been automated for many years, but the distribution and weighing of the original solid dry-stored library compound is still done manually. The Calli-L (photo) is specifically designed for the distribution of dry, powder library...
September 15, 2008
Accuracy and reliability, ease of use, the ability to handle special materials and compactness are all factors to consider when purchasing weighing, proportioning and feeding equipment for use in the chemical process industries (CPI). Because each CPI application differs, there’s a host of new technologies available to suit a variety of needs. Presented here is a round up of the latest developments...
June 15, 2008
In many plants that batch-blend bulk products, weigh batching is a manual, time-consuming operation in which ingredients are weighed individually before being discharged to a blender or some other process vessel. A significant number of such plants could benefit from the installation of an automated weigh-batching system. For small as well as large operations, an automated weigh-batching system can pay for...
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