Dry Processing

High-capacity sifter

August 1, 2011
Great Western Manufacturing’s Model HS sifter is a high-capacity, free-swinging device that is available in two, four, six or eight sections with each holding from 17 to 30 sieves using three different sieve sizes of 24 11/16, 28 3/4 or 30 7/8 inches.
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Material handling/batching

August 1, 2011
K-Tron’s process equipment for dry powders and granules handles raw ingredient delivery, weighing and batching, end product feeding and conveying for mixing applications and food extrusion systems. 
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Weigh-batching system

August 1, 2011
Flexicon’s automated plantwide, weigh-batching system simultaneously weighs up to seven major ingredients received in bulk bags and unlimited minor ingredients received in 50-lb. (23kg) sacks, pails or boxes, and conveys weighed batches to a downstream blender that feeds a bulk bag filler and a paper sack filling machine.
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Magnetic separators

August 1, 2011
Eriez ProGrade magnetic separators are available in standard magnetic plates, grates, traps and tubes.
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Dry powder mixing

August 1, 2011
The Readco Containerized batch mixer is a dry powder blending and processing system that can reduce batch mixing cycle times by 50 percent or more.
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Sanitary bulk containers

August 1, 2011
Meese Orbitron Dunne Company’s Ship Shape sanitary, bulk forklift containers are rotationally molded in a single piece from 100 percent USDA/FDA-approved, linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) to permit contact with food and beverage ingredients and finished products during storage, processing and transport without concern for contamination and without requiring an internal plastic liner.
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Agitator hopper

August 1, 2011
National Bulk Equipment’s agitator hopper handles bulk materials known to generate combustible dust.
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Portable magnetic separation

August 1, 2011
Industrial Magnetics’ portable magnetic separation solution, the cart-mounted Pneumatic Line Housing (PLH), improves product purity and protects processing equipment from tramp metal damage; its portable design allows it to be used in multiple applications within the same facility. 
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Volumetric powder feeders

August 1, 2011
Thayer Scale’s line of volumetric powder feeders handles a wide range of material bulk densities at low to medium feed rates.
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Parsing pepper powder perfects the process

April 1, 2011
Established in 1922, the Mancini Packing Company, based in Zolfo Springs, FL, has been providing premium-quality roasted and fried bell peppers to the US market for decades.
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