By D. Boger – As the number of options for bulk bag filling equipment options increases, so should the ability of the specifier to evaluate stand-alone equipment and integrated systems against current and anticipated needs. Continue reading Specifying a Bulk Bag Filler: The six most important Parameters to consider
Norcross (GA), United States – Micromeritics Instrument Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of products for advanced materials characterization, announced the acquisition of Freeman Technology. Freeman Technology specializes in providing instruments for the measurement of powder flow properties and other behavioral properties of powders.
Bolton, United Kingdom – The design the Ajax Equipment LynflowTM Chute arose from a demanding duty requested by a user, who wanted to monitor the rate of discharge down a chute from an Ajax continuous mixer. The task was difficult because the product had poor flow properties, the very small rate of discharge from the mixer fluctuated and was spread over a relatively wide path, whereas the monitoring device required a steady bed thickness of at least 10 mm deep.
Tewkesbury, UK – Powders play an integral part in the production of many products and it is widely acknowledged that they are challenging to handle. It is therefore vital for engineers and processors to have a good understanding of powder behaviour in order to optimise productivity and improve quality. This is particularly applicable in powder metallurgy, where the flowability of metal powders is crucial to efficiency, including enhancing performance of Additive Manufacturing (AM) processes. Continue reading Freeman Technology: FT4 Powder Rheometer supports Metal Processing Industries