DÜSSELDORF – GEA has once again supplied its limited intervention powder filling system, RBF-500 Li, to a specialist powdered product application.
Spark detection systems are designed to detect hot particles, embers, sparks or flame that might become the ignition source for a fire or explosion. By preventing sparks, embers and hot particles from reaching dust rich downstream process equipment such as dust collectors, bins and silos, both fire and explosion risks can be managed.
In cooperation with AUMUND France, SAMSON Materials Handling announces an order from Sorfert in Algeria for two identical Samson® Material Feeder units designed to receive bulk prilled urea from 30 tonne tipping trucks.
CLITHEROE – When it comes to investment in new equipment, control of ingredients handling is a sector of food manufacturing that’s often given much lower priority than it deserves compared to main process equipment, yet if the fundamentals of ingredients handling are disregarded at the procurement and design stage, it can cause havoc to your production line.
ALFELD – Wherever combustible, fine materials exist in industrial processes, fires and explosions can occur for different reasons but generally with devastating consequences. State-of-the art systems that detect and eliminate sparks can effectively avoid damage to property and people as well as cost-intensive production downtime.
SEVENUM – The largest plant for infant food in Europe, was recently put into operation in central Brittany, France. The plant has a capacity of 100,000 tonnes/year. In addition to the drying towers, the heart of the process is based on an innovative dry mixing concept by the Dutch manufacturer, Dinnissen Process Technology, called Lean Gravity Mixing.
LINCOLN, NE – Using acoustics‐based sensors to accurately measure inventory volume of powders and solids in vessels.
DOVER, NJ – This custom-packager of food products required a highly reliable method to convey fragile puffed rice from a sugar coating reel over 50 ft to a receiving vessel.
TEWKESBURY – Freeman Technology recently announced the release of ‘Optimising the Flow Properties of Cement Powders by Surface Treatment’.
SAXONBURG, PA – Pulva Corp., a manufacturer of pulverizers and cryogenic feeders for applications in food and spice processing, and cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and chemical production, has begun to fabricate stainless steel rotors featuring weldless construction.