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Integrated explosion protection from IEP Technologies: 75 milliseconds to save lives

Only a small time window exists for successful explosion mitigation.
First there is the shock wave, then follows the flame: Time is of the essence when it comes to preventing a catastrophe after an undesirable ignition has taken place inside a plant prone to explosions. What exactly is involved in this process, and how can risk be averted? IEP Technologies, the explosion protection expert within the HOERBIGER Group, explains the critical phase of a dust explosion and how reliable suppression and isolation systems can save lives. The most important realization is that the first 75 milliseconds are crucial. A comparison with a blink of a human eye, which lasts an average of 100 milliseconds, demonstrates just how little time this is.

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Martin Engineering: Innovative Belt Cleaning Technology Eliminates Carryback at Cement Plant

Neponset, IL, USA  –  Martin Engineering, a global leader in conveyor belt cleaning technology has helped a Detroit cement producer stop excessive carryback and equipment fouling by installing a revolutionary primary cleaner designed for punishing applications. With a significant reduction in carryback, spillage, and labor for cleanup, the plant was able to improve workplace safety, lower the cost of operation and see a quick return on investment.

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The Top Worldwide bulk-online eDirectory Listings (September 5, 2017)

The Top Worldwide bulk-online eDirectory Companies
as of September 5, 2017

Please visit the listings of these leading powder and bulk solids handling and processing companies and see how they present themselves and what they might be able to do for you and your operation. They finance this Portal and the powder/bulk community owes them much!

A list sorted by Clicks or Click-Through Numbers follows at the end.

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SWR announces new R&D facilities to meet company’s growth

SWR engineering Messtechnik GmbH (subsidiary of Environnement S.A Group) has inaugurated a new R&D building in May 2017, which was necessary to meet the company’s growth and expanding capabilities. Now the R&D department will offer enough space to realize new product ideas.

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Metso delivered the 500th Lokotrack sold to Germany for Andres Erdarbeiten GmbH at Steinexpo

Metso reached another significant milestone in Lokotrack sales by delivering today the 500th unit sold to Germany at Steinexpo, the biggest quarry exhibition in Europe. The LT120 jaw plant was received by Andres Erdarbeiten GmbH, a family-owned crushing, screening and recycling contractor. Globally, Metso has sold over 7,000 Lokotracks.

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20th POWTECH in Nuremberg – celebrate with us

From September 26 – 28, 2017, bulk solids experts, process technicians, engineers and plant operators from all over the world will come together at the 20th POWTECH in Nuremberg, the world’s largest special fair for mechanical processing technology. Over three days and in six halls, you can experience the latest plant and systems for all mechanical processing – the complete spectrum, extending from agglomeration to pulverizing. Come to this unique information and know-how platform for powder, granulate and bulk solids technology.

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Qingdao Huaxia Rubber Industry Co. Ltd. – Certificates for Mining Applications

HUAXIA HHE belt received the MT668 certificate for mining and coal mine application, the quality is Flame Retardant, underground application.

Qingdao Huaxia Rubber Industry Co., Ltd. is listed among the top 3 Chinese conveyor belt manufacturers since 1985.
We can provide quite satisfactory service and product with best quality at most competitive prices in the world. We appreciate very much if you send us your enquiries and we will always give you satisfactory services. HUAXIA or Global sidewall belting has no sister company or sub-branch factory any where.

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VAC-U-MAX Metal Powder Recovery System (AM-MPRS)

Belleville, NJ, USA – August 23, 2017VAC-U-MAX proudly announces a new Metal Powder Recovery System (AM-MPRS) for Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing applications, that now offers conveying, screening, recovering and reuse of metal powders including Inconel, Stainless Steel, Haynes 282, and Cobalt Chrome. The VAC-U-MAX AM-MPRS increases productivity of Additive Manufacturing / 3D Printing Machines by extracting metal powders from the printing bed via vacuum, and then sieving the metal powder for future use – cutting metal powder recovery time by 85%. The new AM-MPRS is designed for ease-of-use, conveying metal powders in a closed system, eliminating operator exposure to metal dusts, and maximizing plant and personnel safety. For more information visit www.vac-u-max.com/AM-MPRS.

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Aalborg Portland A/S relies on the Pipe Conveyor of BEUMER Group

An economically convincing alternative
The manufacture of cement is particularly energy intensive. For an economical and sustainable operation, Aalborg Portland A/S therefore relies on alternative fuels and raw materials, in its Denmark lead plant, to ignite the calciner and the main burner. BEUMER Group supports the manufacturer with its AFR systems segment (alternative fuels and raw materials) and develops individual single-source solutions in order to efficiently convey, store and feed the differently composed materials. The core of these systems is represented by innovative Pipe Conveyors: The enclosed conveying systems ensure an environmentally safe, dust-free and low-energy transport of fuels and raw materials.

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DOS SANTOS INTERNATIONAL to Supply High Angle Conveyors for Buritica Project

Marietta, GA, USADos Santos International is pleased to announce the award of a contract to provide two DSI Sandwich belt high angle conveyors, in cooperation with M3 Engineering, Tuscon, AZ USA for Continental Gold’s Buriticá project in Antioquia, Colombia. The DSI Sandwich high angle conveyors will serve as transfer conveyors elevating crushed pebble ore, each at a rate of 135 t/h, and operating at an incline angle of 45°.

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