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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!

06/20/2018 - 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

06/18/2018 - 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

06/11/2018 - 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...

High-Containment in the High Mountains: Chilean Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Uses HPAI Production Plant

Milling Technology

High-Containment in the High Mountains: Chilean Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Uses HPAI Production Plant

06/08/2018 - Where do you look to find someone with the initiative to precisely install a sophisticated high-tech system in the country which the locals say is “at the end of the earth”? An initiative such as this is anchored in the heads of visionaries who are undeterred by borders and barriers. read...

Belt, Screw or Chain: How to Choose the Right Conveyor Technology

Conveyors in Continuous Production

Belt, Screw or Chain: How to Choose the Right Conveyor Technology

05/24/2018 - The 6 key considerations for selecting the right conveyor — Selecting a conveyor for a batch or continuous processing application is not always as straightforward as you might think. In fact, it almost never is. Moving material consistently can be a challenging endeavor for process engineers and procurement personnel. read...

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Similar Materials,Easily Broken: An Unusual Conveyor Solution

Tubular Drag Cable Conveyor

Similar Materials,Easily Broken: An Unusual Conveyor Solution

05/24/2018 - Tubular drag cable conveyors are somewhat unconventional alternative to steel belts – not speedy or particularly high-volume. However, this extremely flexible conveyor system has the big advantage that it doesn't cause much breakage, even if very friable materials are conveyed. In addition, this type of conveyor can feed and pick up materials from virtually any place within a facility. read...

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Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

Conveyor Belts for Bulk Solids

Can Aramid Conveyors Become an Energy-saving Alternative to Steel Belts?

What goes around: Longer haul distances are one of the reasons that energy use in mines is increasing globally by 6 per cent per year. It is not surprising, therefore, that mines are looking for ways to counter the associated increase in energy cost. But there is a new material that could help to make conveying minerals energy efficient and reliable. read...

Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Plant

India: Powder Coatings

Akzo Nobel Inaugurates Powder Coatings Plant

Akzo Nobel has inaugurated of a new $ 11.3 million facility for the production of powder coatings. Located in Thane, Mumbai, the plant is the company's sixth production site in India. read...

Organik Kimya Expands Production of Redispersible Powder Polymers

Turkey: Powder Polymers

Organik Kimya Expands Production of Redispersible Powder Polymers

Organik Kimya is expanding the production capacity of redispersible powder polymers. The investment includes an addition of a second spray dryer to the Tuzla based Orgachem plant, which will be operational by 2020 and will double the current production capacity. read...