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Automated Granular Pigment Dispenser

INNOV-Easystar-150Company engineers have designed the portable Easystar with ready mixed producers and contractor supply stores in mind, noting the automatic dispenser’s capacity to deliver hundreds of colors with the push of a button; keep track of pigment levels; measure the right amount of pigment for each bag; and, perform with few or no programming requirements. The model eliminates the need to keep large inventories of colors and doesn’t require constant mixing or special temperature controls. The Easystar is provided for Granastar pigment customers. — Interstar, 800/567-1857; www.interstar.ca

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Con-E-Co mobilizes twin shaft mixer assembly

INNOV-MTSII-150With an eye to equipping customers for pavement or other special contracts requiring central mixed or roller compacted concrete orders, Con-E-Co unveiled its Mobile Twin Shaft mixer at the 2014 ConExpo-Con/Agg in Las Vegas.

 

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Scale weight data integration

MettlerSoftware allows weighing terminal users to integrate transaction data into PC databases. WeighSync DC can be configured for nearly any industrial process and allows users to collect data to create reports and meet compliance tracking and tracing requirements. Compatible with Windows 7 or 8, it collects weighing-transaction figures from multiple terminals in a Microsoft SQL Express database. 

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Chevron tailors 15W-30 grade to changing design, demands of severe duty power

INNOV-ChevronI-150A new category of diesel engine oil, Delo 400 SD SAE 15W-30, addresses the growth of severe duty applications in on- and off-highway markets. The API CJ-4 formulation uses Chevron Products’ patent-pending Isosyn technology, developed with an eye to the demands of “severe duty” cycles. It suits advanced engines equipped with features like four-valve heads, super-charging, turbo-charging, direct injection, higher power density, intercooling, full electronic management of fuel and emissions systems, exhaust selective catalytic reduction, exhaust gas recirculation, and exhaust particulate filters.

 

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Material flow sensor

Binmaster A non-intrusive instrument for various material handling applications, Flow Detect 2000 prevents downtime caused by blockage, conveyors running empty, no material flow to-and-from a process, or loose slide gates that can cause production loss and equipment failure. The microwave-based instrument tracks flow conditions of powders and granules in gravity chutes, feeders, pipelines, conveyor belts, or bucket elevators. 

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