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Processing July 2014

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July 2014

Volume: 27
Edition: 7

Atlas Copco

Understand the importance of water/steam chemistry

Advent of reliable membrane technology changed the landscape for makeup water treatment
July 1, 2014
Many thousands of industrial plants around the world generate high-pressure steam for process applications and power generation. Yet, water/steam monitoring and control often take a back seat to process operations.
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High-solids water can be a challenge

Solution combines power of cross-flow filtration, centrifugal separation and solids collection
July 1, 2014
At a meat processing plant in Kansas, spikes in high-solids meat particles were clogging up bag filters on a daily basis, reducing output and uptime in the plant’s on-site industrial wastewater treatment plant.
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How to comply with the latest GHS labeling guidelines

By 2015, entire-label, on-demand printing, in red and black, will be the norm
July 1, 2014
Chemical labeling requirements will undergo extensive changes the next few years due to updates to the “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals,” or GHS.
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Eliminate compressed-air system pressure drops

A single quarter-inch air leak at 100 psi can cost as much as $8,000 a year
July 1, 2014
The biggest single cost associated with producing compressed air is the energy required to power the compressor.
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Digital models in the mid-sized industrial enterprise

July 1, 2014
In business and industry, a basic distinction is made between the largest global corporations and so-called “mid-size” enterprises. In Germany, the familiar term mittlestand is employed, and connotes a national treasure.
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Loss-In-Weight Bulk Bag Discharger

June 13, 2014
Spiroflow Systems offers the T-3 Loss-In-Weight Bulk Bag Discharger that allows total control of product.
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Vibratory Feeders, Conveyors and Screeners

June 13, 2014
Vibratory feeders, conveyors and screeners from Eriez are utilized throughout the plastics and rubber industry to convey and screen hard-to-handle materials with accuracy, reliability and simplicity.
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Weigh Data Integration Software

June 4, 2014
METTLER TOLEDO has released new software that allows weighing terminal users to easily integrate weighing transaction data into PC databases.
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Precision Feed Systems

March 28, 2014
Adding the PosiPortion feeder to any Hapman conveyor or bulk bag unloader instantly transforms equipment into a precision delivery system that automatically supplies material to your process in premeasured batches, or continuously on a rate-controlled basis.
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Weighbelt Feeders

September 18, 2013
For use in industries where precision weighing and metering of dry materials is required, Schenck AccuRate’s DEA stainless steel weighbelt feeders provide weight controlled feeding, weight indication and totalization for fragile materials.
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Relief Valve and Flare Gas Flow or Leak Detection

February 15, 2013
Ideal for use in oil/gas upstream production or downstream refining, storage and distribution, the FCI FLT93 Series FlexSwitch provides dependable relief valve monitoring and flare gas flow or leakage detection.
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Universal Ultrasonic Gas Flowmeter

June 4, 2014
The OPTISONIC 7300 provides an economic solution for gas flow measurement in process and auxiliary measurements in oil and gas refineries, the chemical and the petrochemical industry and is the measurement of choice for non-custody transfer natural gas applications.
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Electromagnetic Flowmeter for Water and Wastewater Applications

March 25, 2014
Endress+Hauser’s Proline Promag L 400 electromagnetic flowmeter is ideal for water and wastewater applications. It has an Ethernet port and built-in Web server for easy data access and configuration
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Non-intrusive Gas and Liquid Flow Measurement in Harsh, Corrosive Environments

June 4, 2014
The FLUXUS F/G 7407.316 SE ultrasonic liquid and gas clamp-on flow meters allow for an inherently precise bi-directional, highly dynamic flow measurement of volume and mass flow rates of virtually any gaseous and liquid media.
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Multi-path Gas and Liquid Ultrasonic Meters

June 4, 2014
Emerson Process Management has introduced new Daniel™ multi-path gas and liquid ultrasonic meters that feature a next-generation electronics platform.
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New Spin on Flow Metering

June 2, 2014
With Burkert's new patented FLOWave technology without sensor elements in the measuring tube, many flow measurement problems are things of the past – medium contact being one of them.
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Adapter Fittings for Transitions from Copper to PEX Systems

February 25, 2014
Viega LLC offers specially designed adapter fittings for transitions from Viega ProPress® copper systems to Viega PEX tubing systems.
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PVC Suction Hose

June 12, 2014
Vardex® PVC hose from NewAge Industries is well suited for fluid or air transfer.
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Compact, Lightweight Hose Reel

March 28, 2014
Hannay Reels 1000 Series hose reel is compact and lightweight, yet durable to handle industrial environments.
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Wastewater Treatment Mixer

June 12, 2014
Combining the Chemineer® Model 20 HT/GT mixer with the Chemineer RL-3™ impeller creates the ideal mixer for wastewater treatment plant applications.
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System for Dewatered Municipal Sludge Handling

June 3, 2014
The Moyno™ 2000 HS system can pump filter cake further distances with higher volumetric efficiencies than any other progressing cavity pump, the company says.
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NSF 61-certified Metering Pumps

March 3, 2014
seepex metering pumps are now certified to meet the NSF 61 standard for use in treating water and wastewater.
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Lightweight Ultrafiltration Booster Module

June 11, 2014
A new range of lightweight Grundfos booster modules made its U.S. debut at the American Water Works Association’s 2014 Conference and Exposition in Boston.
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Multi-barrier Protection for Water Treatment Applications

February 4, 2014
The Trident® HS package treatment system from WesTech provides multiple-barrier protection for surface water, groundwater and industrial process water treatment.
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Turnkey Peristaltic Chemical Metering Systems

April 9, 2014
Watson-Marlow will showcase its turnkey peristaltic chemical metering systems at ACE 2014 in Booth 714 at the Convention & Exhibition Center, in Boston.
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Rotameters are safe, reasonably accurate and widely used

Principle of operation, application and specification of a common flow-metering device
July 1, 2014
The variable-area flowmeter, often called a rotameter, is a cost-effective solution for liquid and gas flow measurement. Notably, external power isn’t required for operation. The meter delivers a fail-safe flow rate under any circumstance.
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The flowmeter technology/application matrix

For example, insertion flowmeters and large pipe diameters have a certain affinity
July 1, 2014
Flowmeters are classified several ways, including as traditional, “new technology” or emerging.
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How low can it flow, and still be measurable?

The role of velocity in determining flowmeter ‘usable turndown;’ what accuracy means; and mag meter efficacy
July 1, 2014
Each year, water is a more valuable commodity and, each year, measuring water is a bigger business. As smaller water quantities are tracked — and given needs to identify water system leaks or theft — low-flow measurement is increasingly looked to as a means for improved water-measurement accuracy.
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‘Mini venturi’ benefits demonstrated in cryogenics experiment

Experiment profile starts at zero flow, rapidly rises to choked flow and ultimately experiences exponential decay
July 1, 2014
At the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Tallahassee, Florida, cryogenics lab research includes study into the transient heat transfer consequent to a sudden rupture of the insulating vacuum jacket around a cryogenic system.
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Extreme is in the eye of the beholder

July 1, 2014
Attend a fluid dynamics seminar on extreme flows and the topics covered might include things like distorted turbulent shear layers, shock-wave boundary layer interaction, high Reynolds number wall turbulence, biometric flows, instrumentation and sports dynamics.
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Bulk Bag Discharging System with Material Crusher

June 12, 2014
Patented MATERIAL MASTER™ Bulk Bag Discharging System provides dust-tight discharge of non-free flowing materials. Exclusive Flo-Master™ “breaker-bar” bag massaging system promotes product discharge.
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Screw-fed Granulators

June 5, 2014
Herbold Meckesheim SB Series Granulators employ a patented screw-feed mechanism, which makes them quieter and more efficient than gravity-fed size-reduction equipment for pulverizing Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) bottles and other recyclable plastics.
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Lump Breakers

January 14, 2014
Hapman’s LumpMaster quickly reduces lumps and agglomerations, producing a small, more uniform product for further material handling applications.
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Bead Mill with Feeder System

January 20, 2014
The DMQX-10 Mill is configured for metal-free grinding featuring a removable zirconium oxide grinding chamber and specially designed agitator disks.
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Pin Mill

March 4, 2014
A new 24-inch (610 mm) diameter Pin Mill model CIM-24-MS from Munson Machinery grinds, sizes, de-agglomerates and homogenizes friable or other materials into controlled particle sizes, from coarse to fine (400 mesh).
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Vertical Roller Mill

February 12, 2014
Stedman Machine Company's new Vertical Roller Mill (VRM) air swept fine grinding system has improved particle size distribution when compared to a traditional ball mill or old style vertical roller mill.
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Bulk Bag Conditioning System

April 10, 2014
New patented system utilizes hydraulically actuated, twin heavy wall tubular steel pivoting conditioning arms to safely and efficiently return solidified materials to a free-flowing state.
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Portable Pail Filling System

May 1, 2013
This mobile machine will fill one to seven gallon containers in a batch operation. It is a mobile, semi-automatic pail filler, built with casters and wheel locks and has a cord with a special wall plug.
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Dual Bulk Bag Filling System with Pallet Dispenser

June 12, 2014
A new Dual Bulk Bag Filling System from Flexicon integrates two Swing-Down® Bulk Bag Fillers with a Flexicon Pallet Dispenser and Powered Roller Conveyors, allowing safe, high capacity filling of bulk bags of all popular sizes.
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Open-mouth Bag Filling System

June 5, 2014
The TOPLINE 2000 from Haver Filling Systems, Inc. is ideal for packaging free-flowing granulated products into pre-fabricated open-mouth bags.
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Bulk Bag Unloaders

June 3, 2014
SacMaster® is a versatile and safe bulk bag unloading system designed specifically to include important features and functions identified by bulk bag manufacturers and users in multiple industries.
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Mobile Low Loading Bulk Bag Filler

June 2, 2014
Spiroflow Systems' mobile low loading bulk bag filler is robustly built for heavy duty operation in areas with limited head room.
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