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Powtech Introduces New ‘Networking Campus’ Segment

Germany: Powder & Bulk Solids Event

Powtech Introduces New ‘Networking Campus’ Segment

11/13/2018 - The popular show is all set to launch its ‘Networking Campus’ in 2019. The new platform will enable budding professionals to communicate their innovative ideas and technologies for the benefit of the future powder and bulk solids industry. read...

Powering Ahead with Powtech India 2018

India: Powder and Bulk Solids Expo

Powering Ahead with Powtech India 2018

11/12/2018 - Catering to diverse industries, the show exhibited unique solutions from India, China, France, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. In today’s market, industry players are positive about the development of the niche powder and bulk solids segment. read...

Evonik and Wynca Form JV for Production of Fumed Silica

China: Fumed Silica Production

Evonik and Wynca Form JV for Production of Fumed Silica

08/20/2018 - Evonik Industries and the Chinese company Wynca have agreed to form a joint venture. The new company, in which Evonik will hold 60 %, will produce fumed silica. The product is used in transparent silicones, coatings and paints, modern adhesives as well as non-combustible high-performance insulation materials. read...

Dos and Don’ts of Mixer Selection

A Guide to Configuring Portable Mixers

Dos and Don’ts of Mixer Selection

10/31/2018 - Pumps may grab the headlines in industrial applications, but mixers are the leading technology for many critical mixing and blending tasks, provided they are configured and utilized properly. read...

From the Ashes: How to Deal With Ashes in Power Plants?

Ash Disposal in Power Plants

From the Ashes: How to Deal With Ashes in Power Plants?

09/22/2018 - Transportation and disposal of ash in thermal power station burning high sulphur coal — Coal is the primary fuel for a thermal power plant. Few power plants burn imported coal and pet coke which contains higher quantity of sulfur. While burning this type of fuel, lime will be injected to absorb the sulfur dioxide liberated while burning the coal in order to reduce the quantity of sulfur dioxide emitted in to the atmosphere along with the flue gas. The ash generated contains Calcium sulfate and unburnt CaO. read...

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Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

3D-Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Chemicals, Hot off the Printer: Additive Manufacturing in Chemicals and Pharma

09/17/2018 - What has advent of additive manufacturing in store for the process industry? – The 3D-printer becomes a gamechanger: While some companies set themselves apart by using customized materials or dream of the pill out of the printer, others fear the impending marginalization of the chemical industry. Gold rush or hangover? An industry is looking for answers between polymer filaments, prototypes and printed pills. read...

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Drying and Equipment Management? Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Smarter Drying and Equipment Management

Drying and Equipment Management? Work Smarter, Not Harder!

Allgaier has debuted two new products at Achema. First, the company introduced an energy-efficient indirectly heated contact dryer, the CD Dryer, where wet material is fed over an assembly of rotating disks, which are internally heated using saturated steam. read...

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

FOOD, PHARMA AND COSMETICS

Italian Group Acquires Stick Pack Machinery Manufacturer

Packaging equipment specialist Marchesini has acquired Schmucker, which builds stick pack machines for food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Traditionally used for products like sauces and instant coffee, stick packs are becoming increasingly popular for single servings of snacks, nutraceuticals and healthcare products. read...

Equipment for Particle Size Reduction of Solids Materials in a Range of Applications

Milling

Equipment for Particle Size Reduction of Solids Materials in a Range of Applications

During Achema 2018, powder size-reduction equipment company Frewitt is featuring a hammer mill and a solids crusher at its stand. The company’s hammer mill, known as the Fredrive Hammerwitt, combines multiple milling technologies in a single milling platform. read...