The conveying and storage of sugar create many potential problems. Moisture absorption is a major issue. Moisture causes sugar to cling to itself and everything it touches. This, in turn, creates flow as well as equipment actuation problems.
If you think an iris valve works the same as your run-of-the-mill rotary airlock, clearly you don’t understand the gravity of the situation. (Sorry, we had to.) Puns aside, iris valves come in handy when you need to control the flow of powders, granules, flakes and crystals.
Coperion optimized its ZV rotary valve and available in sizes from 400-630. Improvements include the lower overall weight, optimization of the housing wall thicknesses, increased inlet cross section with additional pellet deflecting profiles.
The VAC-U-MAX Slide Plate Diverter Valve features 316 stainless steel tubular ends, with FDA-approved product contact parts. Continue reading »
How to Transfer a Highly Potent or Toxic Product?
In the pharmaceutical and chemical industry, it is extremely important to be able to transfer product from machine α to machine ß. Continue reading »
Rotolok’s Continuous Investment in Stainless Steel
Here at Rotolok we are constantly improving our Stainless Steel product offering, both in terms of quantity and quality. Continue reading »
Progressive Rotary Airlock Valves
Progressive Products, Inc. offers heavy-duty, high quality, cast iron construction valves for use in pneumatic conveying and bulk material handling applications. Continue reading »
Global Cleanable Airlock (GCA) Designed for Sanitary Processes
The Global Cleanable Airlock (GCA) is ideal for applications where dry raw or finished products are being handled in the process and where inspection or system clean-out are required. Continue reading »
DMN has been designing and manufacturing rotary airlocks and diverter valves for the bulk material handling industry for over 40 years, offering customized solutions for the food, dairy, pet food, chemical, plastics, and pharmaceutical industries. Our valves have proven to be extremely reliable and provide the highest ROI in the industry. Continue reading »
Vortex Global Limited
Vortex manufactures quality slide gates, diverters, iris valves, and loading spouts for dry bulk solids solutions. All products are designed for dependability, durability and easy maintenance helping customers save time and money. Vortex is the brand choice among many industries including agriculture, bakery, cement, chemical, coal, food, milling, mineral, pharmaceutical, plastics, and rubber. Continue reading »
Gericke RotaVal has over 45 years’ experience of UK manufacture in the supply of Rotary, Diverter and Special Application Valves. Complimentary ranges of foreign body detection systems, couplings, elbows, butterfly and slide valves are also available. RotaCare is the after-sales service which offers spares, refurbishment and a service programme. Continue reading »
Coperion and Coperion K-Tron are system and equipment suppliers, including extruders, feeders, pneumatic conveying and components, who understand the importance of process efficiency. We design, develop, manufacture and maintain systems, machines and components for the plastic, chemical, pharmaceutical, food & pet food, mineral and nonwoven industries. Continue reading »
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