Articles Tagged with ''valves''

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Combination lockout valve

The Ross Controls stainless steel L-O-X air entry combination lockout valve with integrated filter/regulator features block-and-bleed single action and a full-size exhaust port; the full-flow exhaust meets all applicable standards.
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Pneumatic control valve

The Bimba Manufacturing SPCS-2 high-flow servo pneumatic control valve provides electric-like closed loop motion control when used with direct feedback pneumatic actuators.

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Dry Processing

Valve system

 The Aerodyne high-temperature Vacu-Valve trickle valve system operates as a constant discharge valve for dust collectors, hoppers and other equipment in use under negative pressure. 

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Rotary valves

 ACS Valves CDC-CI rotary valves feature an enlarged housing barrel.  

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Airlock feeder

 Suitable for dairy, food, baking and powder coating applications, the Meyer Klean-In-Place II rotary airlock feeder special-purpose valve has 2 slide bar supports, using linear bearings, that support the rotor while it’s pulled out, and the valve is cleaned, sanitized and inspected.  

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Integral valve interlocks

 Fitting most types and sizes of quarter- and multi-turn valves, Kirk Key Eagle Lock Series integral valve interlocks seamlessly integrate to the valve body and do not void the valve warranty.  

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Five keys for low-temperature valve and fluid automation device selection

When temperatures drop, will your valves and fluid automation devices hold up?

From selection and delivery to operations and maintenance, low temperatures can cause problems for fluid automation devices and valves.

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Tech Update: Valves

Control the flow

Lower-cost, mix-proof, tank-style and control-top configurations proliferate.

 Clean-in-process techniques can help dairy and beverage firms realize productivity gains. 

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Solenoid valves

 Available for pipe sizes from 1/2 to 3 in., Magnatrol Type A and AR bronze solenoid valves feature cast bronze, globe pattern valve bodies with NPT ends and packless construction with continuous-duty coils for all voltages.  

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Piston trap station

 Featuring a forged steel body and compact design, the TLV V1P piston trap station employs a Class 800 piston valve comprised of upper and lower valve rings made of alternating layers of stainless steel and graphite that provide tight sealing suitable for PMA to 725 psig and PMO 725 psig. 

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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In the November 2014 issue of Food Engineering read about the Sustainable Plant of the Year, Smithfield Foods. Also, discover good reasons to consider a plant renovation project.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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