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News in drying, loading, and blending at K 2004.

At last month's K 2004 show in Dusseldorf, Maguire Products, Inc., Aston, Pa., introduced three new products. Maguire also increased the capacity of its Clear-Vu "mini-central" vacuum-loading system (photo). The blower has been upgraded from 5 hp to 10 hp, increasing throughput from 925 lb/hr to 3080 lb/hr over a distance of 400 ft. A larger (22-lb) receiver is now available. A Clear-Vu unit can load eight hoppers, but three controllers can be linked to load 24 stations.

Other news from Maguire includes ma improved version of its smallest weigh-scale blender, the MicroBlender. It boasts an enhanced dosing mechanism and mixing chamber, improved durability, and easier cleanout. Maguire also introduced a model of its LPD vacuum dryer designed specifically for wood flour. Tel: (888) 459-2412 * PT Direct: 172YX
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Title Annotation:Auxiliaries
Publication:Plastics Technology
Date:Nov 1, 2004
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