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Tubing & Hose Buying Tips

May 8, 2012
Determining what plastic tubing is best for an application can be a challenge. This white paper includes topics such as ingredients, temperatures, pressure and vacuum requirements, and flexibility to assist
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Clean Energy Guide Radically Expands Environmental Flow Measurement Solutions

May 7, 2012
Sierra Instruments’ Clean Energy Guide offers engineers, scientist, plant managers, and designers alike an up close look at how Sierra is partnering with customers from all over the world to
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Quantifying the impact of humidity on powder properties

May 2, 2012
This paper explores the application of dynamic, shear and bulk property measurements to assess in detail the impact of humidity and gather relevant knowledge. It includes experimental data that illustrate
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A Practical Guide to Pulley Alignment

April 26, 2012
Laser alignment is an essential component of a proactive maintenance strategy for belt-driven machines. This practical guide provides guidelines and information for the implementation of good pulley alignment of belt-driven
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10 Tips for Making Your Dust Collector as Safe as Possible

April 26, 2012
Is your dust collector equipped to handle a possible dust explosion or fire hazard? Is it designed to guarantee low emissions? Are you using safety-friendly procedures for filter cleaning, dust
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Level Measurement: High Power in a Small Package

April 12, 2012
How many more technologies will emerge in the world market for measuring continuous level for solids and liquids materials? It seems to be an unending barrage of advertisements with statements
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Process Peristaltic Pumps Provide Robust, Effective Solutions For Demanding Mining Applications

April 5, 2012
Mine operators and processors must stay highly active in improving the performance and efficiencies of key systems and processes. The success of many of these systems and processes relies heavily
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Choosing the best construction material for powder processing equipment

April 5, 2012
Selecting the best material of construction is a crucial part of the plant design process, the aim being to balance performance and cost to best advantage. For powder processors, choosing
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Understanding powder caking

April 5, 2012
Caking, or unwanted agglomeration, presents major problems in powder processing, capable of making even those powders that are normally free-flowing and easily processable, challenging. Its control depends on understanding the
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Modern tools for hopper design

April 5, 2012
Here we examine the issues surrounding hopper design and show, using a worked example, how modern software simplifies the whole process – from powder measurement through to specification.
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