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ABB Wins $27-Million Mining Order in Sweden

Energy-efficient ABB drives at heart of world's most powerful grinding mills Zurich, Switzerland, May 31, 2007 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $27 million from Swedish mining company Boliden. ABB will supply gearless drive systems for two new grinding mills that will increase production at one of Europe's largest copper mines. The gearless...

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Reactors

Hydrogenation Reactor is suited for process development.

Based upon current H-Cube® technology platform, H-Cube Midi(TM) flow reactor is designed to fulfill requirements of process scale flow hydrogenation, and is validated with several chemistry applications. Reactor helps increase capacity of H-Cube® up to kg quantities per day. Product allows optimization and transition from mg scale to kg levels to be performed within day.

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Crushers

Metso to Supply Minerals Processing Plant to Gradir in Montenegro

Metso Minerals will supply a minerals processing plant to Gradir Montenegro's mine located in the northern part of Montenegro. The delivery will be completed during the second quarter of 2008. The value of this order is approximately EUR 7 million. The order is included in Metso's third quarter order backlog. The order comprises equipment for crushing, screening, grinding, dense medium...

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Water Treatment Equipment

World's Largest Denitrification Plant Utilizes Severn Trent Services Technology, Continues to Reduce Nutrient Pollution in Tampa Bay Estuary After Nearly 30 Years in Operation

July report from the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration cited the estuary as a rare success in reducing nutrient pollution. FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. - September 27, 2007 - A Severn Trent Services denitrification system is reducing nitrate-nitrogen (NO3-N) and suspended solids to meet stringent government standards at the world's largest denitrification plant located in Tampa, Fla....

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Robots

Robotic Router handles large part trimming.

Design for automated trimming of plastics and composites, RoboTrim® RT-1900 features inverted, rail-mounted KMT AccuTrim® R-110 robot inside steel enclosure with side access door and safety interlocks. Rail permits robot to move up to 4.5 m, and 2-sided, 19 ft rotating servo table supports up to 700 lb on each side while accommodating parts up to 13 x 5 ft. Various safety features,...

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Controls and Controllers

Plastics OEM, Thoreson-McCosh, Integrates Total Controls System Solution with Siemens SIMATIC S7-200 Micro PLCs

Modern production and processing machines are required to satisfy ever-increasing demands for productivity, cost effectiveness and flexibility. Shorter throughput times and faster retooling are expected norms for an efficiently-operating plant. Eliminating costly disturbances and downtime resulting from maintenance work, or the lack of it, is critical to maintaining process flow and...

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Coating Equipment

Bayer MaterialScience's Baytec® SPR 092A Thick Film Coating System Earns Potable Water Compliance Rating

Baytec® SPR 092A spray system well-suited for use in potable, wastewater and sanitation infrastructure PITTSBURGH, October 15, 2007 - Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) LLC reports that its Baytec® SPR 092A polyurethane hybrid thick film coating system has passed the NSF-61 standard, making it a good fit for potable water applications. NSF International, a not-for-profit, non-governmental...

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Spray Guns

Spray Gun enables dense-phase powder coating.

Prodigy® Generation II utilizes dense phase powder transport and application technology, which allows powder delivery from storage/conditioning device to manual or automatic spray gun using high-density powder flow and low-velocity conveyance air. Attaching at front of gun, barrel accommodates flexible powder delivery hose. Device also includes gun control cable, injection molded pump body,...

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Robots

Waterjet Trimming System comes with robot controller.

Designed for waterjet trimming of headliners, carpets, dashboards, and insulation products in automotive interior industry, Cutting Box Original V can be customized to meet specific trimming needs, and comes with IRC5 robot controller for single and multi move operation. System can be equipped with 6 different and pre-designed robot configurations. It features HMI, tailor-made vacuum systems, and...

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Robots

KMT Robotic Solutions and Branson Ultrasonics Corp. Partner to Create Automated Soft Part Trimming Solution

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Sept. 16, 2007 - KMT Robotic Solutions Inc. and Branson Ultrasonics Corp. have teamed to create cost effective, automated ultrasonic knife trimming systems that easily move through soft parts that were previously difficult to trim. The partnership between KMT and Branson Ultrasonics Corp. is an ideal opportunity to bring together outstanding technologies from the two...

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