Category Archives: News from Industry

Key Technology Introduces the All-New VERYX Digital Sorting Platform

Transformational Intelligence Creates New Standards of Performance

September 23, 2015Key Technology introduces the all-new VERYX™ digital sorting platform, a suite of belt-fed and chute-fed sorters that offer high-performance capabilities and share a common user interface.

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VORTEX – Factors to consider when selecting a diverter valve

Selecting a diverter valve for your pneumatic conveying system can be a tough job, especially when you consider how many diverter valves are on the market. Yet a properly selected diverter valve can keep your operation running smoothly, cut maintenance costs, and improve your conveying system’s efficiency. After outlining factors you should consider to select a diverter valve for your system, this article provides descriptions of commonly used diverter valves, how they work, how they’re applied, and their pros and cons.

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Solids and Recycling in Dortmund, Germany

Dortmund’s two expert trade shows have the wind in their sails. 450 exhibitors guarantee a wider range of products. With 200 suppliers, Recycling-Technik is gaining momentum. Solids and Recycling-Technik are to provide 100 lectures in five open forums, and with the concurrent 6th URBAN MINING® Congress and the 2nd German Fire and Explosion Protection Congress, the organiser has greatly expanded the content of the show program.

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Coperion K-Tron Releases Improved D5 Scale

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Heyl & Patterson: Railcar Movers — A Key Step in Bulk Material Handling

by David Phillips,  Heyl & Patterson, USA

Repositioning railroad cars in a rail-switching operation has always been a formidable task.  Prior to the development of specialized railcar movers, full-size locomotives were often employed to move the cars across relatively short distances.

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Martin Engineering – Super Heavy-Duty Conveyor Belt Cleaners for Severe Operating Conditions

Neponset, IL, USA – A family of primary conveyor belt cleaners has been engineered for the world’s fastest, most heavily-loaded belts, with industrial-strength construction that delivers effective cleaning, minimal maintenance and long service life, even under punishing conditions.

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ACS Valves launched their new heavy duty lump breaker valve, Piece Breaker Flex

The Piece Breaker Flex is a heavy duty lump breaker valve. With its dual rotor design, this valve reduces agglomerated lumps quickly and easily. The result is improved material flow for efficient processing and enhanced product quality.

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KASON CORPORATION ACQUIRES KEK-GARDNER Ltd.

Millburn, NJ, USAKason Corporation, a US-based manufacturer of screening, sifting and fluid bed processing equipment, has acquired Kek-Gardner Ltd., a UK-based manufacturer of sifting, mixing and size reduction equipment, it was announced by Kason CEO Jonathan Weiner.

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