Monthly Archives: December 2011

Double Dump Valve Keeps Plastics Process Flowing Smoothly for Canadian Chemical Manufacturer

By Tom Hobson

Whether it’s a trickle, rotary, double flap or double dump valve, choosing the right dry material handling valve can significantly improve the efficiency of your facility’s operations. For example, a specialty chemical manufacturer based in Canada recently discovered a problem … Continue reading

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Abrasives and Rotary Valves

By Tom Hobson

Abrasive materials pose some of the most difficult challenges for material handling systems, particularly rotary valves. Slowly but steadily abrasive materials scrape against the insides of the rotary airlock valves, leaving behind damage to airlocks and valves that may go … Continue reading

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