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J A N U A R Y 2 01 3 ��� IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 31, No. 1 Industry Insight Is pneumatic conveying in the doldrums or is it just taking time to consolidate its position? David Mills discusses ���The Way Forward for Pneumatic Conveying.��� Read more on page 6 Pneumatic Conveying Focus T h e S o u r c e f o r D r y P r o c e s s i n g a n d B u l k H a n d l i n g Te c h n o l o g y With vacuums to 17 in. Hg and pressures over 12 psi, FPZ���s patented technology combines the reliability and low noise levels of a regenerative blower into a compact and cost effective package. Read more on page 16 Feeders The Schenck AccuRate PureFeed AP-300 feeder was designed for pharmaceutical processes that include customer-driven features like quick and easy disassembly, and a dual-arm agitation system. Read more on page 21 Automatic Dosing System This automatic dosing system is designed to speed up the preparation of the accelerator and additive products in any application where chemical powders need to be dosed into a recipe with speed and precision. The main characteristic of this system is the contemporary dispensing of all products at the same time. Every silo corresponds to an independent load cell, enabling the system to reach a productivity of 60 bags/hr with an accuracy of +/- 5 g. Furthermore, the configuration of silos two by two makes the system both compact and modular with no limit for future expansion. Color Service s.r.l., Sherrills Ford, NC 704-998-7662 www.colorservice.eu U-Trough Feeder with Mixing Capabilities Power Considerations of Pneumatic Convey Systems Read more on page 12 Of���cial Publication of the Hapman���s new screw-style U-Trough feeder is designed to efficiently measure ingredients and consistently deliver material to the process. This versatile feeder is available with either volumetric or gravimetric controls. The range of measurement options makes this feeder optimal for dry product integration for use in food, chemical, or water treatment processing. Featuring an optional integral agitator, the U-Trough feeder is engineered to effectively operate as a dry material mixer. The unit can mix and blend multiple dry materials, combine thick wet mixes, and break up solid lumps. Hapman, Kalamazoo, MI 800-427-6260 www.hapman.com www. for daily equipment reviews, industry news updates, and Web-exclusive content Conference and Exhibition magenta cyan yellow black .com ES169657_PB1301_001.pgs 12.19.2012 04:56 UBM

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