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Materials & Material Processing

ABB Announces Agreement with Quality Power for Air Core Reactor Distribution

May 5, 2016

Dallas, Texas – ABB Capacitors and Filters business completes agreement with Quality Power to supply high quality Air Core Reactors to ABB customers in North America. ABB today announced it has completed an exclusive agreement with Quality Power for the supply of Air Core Reactors to ABB customers in North America. The ABB Capacitor and Filter product team in Quebec City will... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Materials & Material Processing

Dry Ice Pelletizer features closed chamber technology.

April 19, 2016

By supplying up to 265 lb of dry ice pellets on demand, PR120H Pelletizer caters to regional/low volume dry ice producers. Heat exchanger provides efficient liquid CO(2) consumption to dry ice output ratio, while stainless steel enclosure creates moisture-free environment, ensuring 3-minute startup time and reducing noise levels to 75 db(A). Integrated panel PC with built-in 7 in. touchscreen enables remote diagnostics and support from anywhere with Internet connection. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Conditioner combines safety and efficiency.

April 15, 2016

In addition to utilizing hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arms with extended travel, Material Master™ features v-shaped tubular breaker profiles for returning agglomerated materials to free-flowing state. Color touchscreen facilitates access to bulk bag and material conditioning parameters as well as full recipe management functions, system status, and manual mode controls. Rotary lift table positions bulk bag for complete material conditioning on sides, top, and bottom. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

SST(TM) Installs First MRO Cold Spray System in Latin America

April 11, 2016

Windsor, Canada – CenterLine (Windsor) Limited’s Supersonic Spray Technologies Division (SST™), recently commissioned its first SST Cold Spray installation in Latin America at Venequip SA. VENEQUIP SA is a private Venezuelan company with eleven divisions across Venezuela dedicated to sales, service, maintenance and support of heavy equipment for the construction, petrochemical, mining,... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

World Renowned Research Center Selects TNSCs SR-4000HT MOCVD Reactor for Deep Ultra Violet Light Emitting Diode (UVCLED) Development

March 18, 2016

Basking Ridge, NJ – Matheson Tri-Gas, Inc., together with its parent company, Taiyo Nippon Sanso Corporation (TNSC), has announced that the Solid State Lighting Energy Electronics Center (SSLEEC), the world renowned research center at the University of California, Santa Barbara, installed an SR-4000HT grade gallium nitride (GaN) metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) reactor for its... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Air Operated Hoists are the Safe Choice for Spray Booth Operations

February 25, 2016

Air hoists from the J D Neuhaus Profi range have been successfully utilized within a paint booth to facilitate the movement of material in and out of the booth. The installation has helped to boost productivity and was carried out by Engineered Lifting Systems (ELS), a major representative in the USA for the J D Neuhaus (JDN) range of high performance air operated lifting equipment. ELS are... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining

Shock and Awe - REO-USA Reactor Aces Shock and Vibration Tests to Help Siemens Electric Drive System Boost Megaton Mine-Truck Speed

February 11, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS – REO-USA has a long history of developing three-phase transformers and air chokes for large mining trucks. They also lead in air chokes for traction applications in the railroad industry where vibration can rattle even the toughest components, providing reactors able to handle it and come back for more. That experience triggered a design concept which helped them garner an... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Pelletizer Systems feature pharmaceutical-grade design.

February 2, 2016

Featuring stainless steel construction, Strand Pelletizers are used in applications where pharmaceutical drugs are mixed with active ingredients in extruder. Micro-polished design eliminates hang-up points, which minimizes potential for contamination. Available in 4 sizes with 1, 2, 4, and 6 in. cutting widths, pelletizers are targeted for applications that must meet strict regulations in terms of materials of construction, cleanability, and regulatory compliance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing, Packaging Equipment

Bulk Bag Conditioning System breaks up hardened materials.

December 18, 2015

In addition to hydraulically actuated pivoting conditioning arms with extended travel, Material Master™ utilizing v-shaped tubular breaker profiles to efficiently return even severely agglomerated materials to free-flowing state. Powered rotary lift table and turntable position bulk bag for complete material conditioning on all sides as well as top and bottom. Also included, usability-optimized momentary contact controls and acrylic guarding on 3 sides promote operator safety. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Innovative Beer Carton Features Retractable Handle to Facilitate Carrying, yet also Enable Stacking

November 24, 2015

Bala Cynwyd, Pa. — An innovative six-pack carrier carton, with a retractable handle from PaperWorks Industries, Inc., is being used by a Canadian brewer to help draw attention to its line of craft beers. The disruptive design was honored recently with a Judges' Award from the Paperboard Packaging Council. Les Brasseurs of West Shefford Brewing Company, Bromont, Quebec, decided to... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

REDUCTION ENGINEERING-Scheer at the FAKUMA 2015

August 19, 2015

Plenty of novelties from the pioneer of strand-pelletizing The German specialist in the development and manufacturing of strand pelletizing Messrs. Reduction Engineering GmbH in Korntal-Muenchingen, an allied company of the US-American corporate Reduction Engineering / Kent-Ohio, is presenting itself newly all around on this year's FAKUMA exhibition in Friedrichshafen. As well as the... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing, Optics & Photonics, Services

Additive Manufacturing with a Digital Process Chain in the Blok Group

August 10, 2015

The Blok Group relies on maximum build envelope for laser melting of metals Investment in two laser melting systems from Concept Laser for a wide range of 3D printing components Lichtenfels (D) / Velsen-Noord (NL) – Blok Group, from the Netherlands, a top level technical partner in Engineering, Prototyping, Production, Assembly, Industrial services, Project Supply Chain Management and... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, HVAC, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

De Dietrich Announces Record Orders at the ACHEMA Trade Show!

August 4, 2015

De Dietrich, which recently scored new successes that provide it with opportunities for sustainable growth, is continuing its international expansion and has secured, in China, the biggest deal in its history. Under the deal, De Dietrich will deliver a waste acid treatment system for a new toluene diisocyanate plant to be built in northwest China. Toluene diisocyanate (TDI) is used in the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

VFD Trends and Solutions for Drive Systems

July 9, 2015

The increase in variable frequency drive (VFD) installations across the globe has meant that drives are being applied in more challenging system environments. Not only is the environment challenging, but drives also have a few inherited issues that can limit the overall system performance. International standards have helped guide system integrators to make the correct choices for equipment... Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Materials & Material Processing

Temperature-Controlled Storage Tanks, Pressure Vessels and Reactors

June 24, 2015

Hauppauge, NY – Custom fabricator Ross Engineering builds storage tanks, pressure vessels and reactors equipped for accurate temperature control via heating jacket, internal coils, electrical heat tracing, or heat exchanger. Shown is a 7,000-gallon stainless steel atmospheric tank designed to regulate product temperature up to 100°F using a 3" diameter helical coil rated for 80 psig. The... Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Freeman Technology Demonstrates a Return on Investment at ACHEMA 2015

April 17, 2015

Freeman Technology, the powder characterisation specialists, will be exhibiting the FT4 Powder Rheometer®, a universal powder tester, at ACHEMA 2015 (Frankfurt, Germany; 15-19 June 2015), and will be distributing the recently released booklet ‘The Value of Powder Testing’. Visitors will have the opportunity to discuss their individual powder processing challenges with the Freeman... Read More

Materials & Material Processing

SFT - HPR Series - High Pressure Chemical Reactors

April 15, 2015

SFT - HPR Series - High Pressure Chemical Reactors Supercritical Fluid Technologies presents a line of stirred reactors for high pressure chemistry. The HPR-Series reactors have been designed for researchers interested in performing pressurized chemical reactions in their laboratories. These reactors are ideal for a range of lab and research scale applications including, but not limited to,... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Materials & Material Processing

Corona Treatment System offers extended electrode life.

March 10, 2015

Designed to treat both conductive and non-conductive materials, VERSATreat™ is equipped with ceramic electrode featuring electrical and structural properties that maximize uptime, minimize electrode failure, and optimize treatment level. In addition, proprietary ceramic ground roll coating provides nearly 100% greater dielectric strength than competitor ceramic coatings. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Underwater Pelletizers accommodate straight or angled blades.

February 26, 2015

In Nordson BKG™ Underwater Pelletizers, cutter hub and blade assembly produces pellets from polymer as it exits holes in die by rotating rapidly against die face. Redesign maximizes throughput by accommodating up to 36 angled blades per hub or up to 40 straight blades, providing versatility for users who run multiple materials. As alternative to increased throughput, operator can reduce pelletizer rpm, maintaining standard throughput while minimizing wear to die plate and blades. Read More

Materials & Material Processing

Fully Automatic Pelletizer requires minimal space.

February 19, 2015

Featuring compact design, E160 Pelletizer is designed to manufacture 3–16 mm dry ice pellets and nuggets on demand, at up to 352 lb/hour. Extruder has closed, stainless steel frame and can be operated from cylinders, dewars, or storage tanks of liquid CO2. Operating as standalone machine or integrated into automated dry ice cleaning or surface preparation system, E160 has multiple industrial voltage ports, enabling global installations. Read More