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powder handling

Choose IBCs or big bags for powder handling? Matcon’s tips
October 18, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Manufacturers often have to change powder-processing equipment from fixed mixers and inline conveying systems to decoupled processing solutions. Typically, this is a choice between using Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) or big bags. While…

medium-force shaker

Medium-force shaker by Brüel & Kjӕr enhances many testing applications
October 16, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Brüel & Kjӕr makes its measurement devices available in Canada through Durham Instruments. The manufacturer’s unique LDS V8 medium-force shaker is a powerful, adaptable instrument used for many testing or research/development applications, like…

hazardous industries

PIC has supplied great industrial solutions for nearly 30 years
October 11, 2019 by Process Instruments and Components Inc

There is a reason why Canadian companies in hazardous industries rely on Process Instruments and Components Inc. (PIC) for specialized instrumentation. These sectors frequently work with processing of paints, chemicals, and other flammable…

custom conveyor

Norpak can customize conveyors with Intralox’s ARB alignment technology
October 10, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

One of the reasons to rely on Norpak Handling for material handling is its ability to customize solutions according to individual needs. For example, the Norpak team can imbue a custom conveyor with…

amplifier

The HBM ClipX industrial amplifier comes with many special features
October 8, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments offers the ClipX industrial amplifier by HBM Test and Measurement, a signal conditioner that adapts to virtually all measurement applications. What makes this device stand out is its unmatched range of…

Industry 4.0

How Industry 4.0 boosts safety, productivity with piab material handling
October 4, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

piab is proud of its piFLOW®p SMART vacuum conveyor, the Changeover Champion for dry material handling, available through Firing Industries. One of this device’s advantages is its use of Industry 4.0. This system…

vibrating screens

Food processing is one of many industries using Rosta solutions
October 3, 2019 by Rosta Inc

Rosta Inc. has made essential contributions to the Canadian industrial landscape for more than three decades, with expertise in three kinds of technology: rubber suspensions, oscillating, and tensioning. The company makes components that…

pressure transmitter

Pressure transmitter by APG suits tough tasks in rugged environments
October 1, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Automation Products Group (APG) is one of many great manufacturers that partner with Durham Instruments to make their innovative test and measurement solutions available to Canadian businesses. A key example of APG’s portfolio…

Changeover Champion

piab’s piFLOW®p SMART vacuum conveyor is the Changeover Champion
September 30, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Firing Industries is Canada’s source for processing equipment by piab, which takes vacuum conveying to a new level with the piFLOW®p SMART. This device has already earned a nickname: the Changeover Champion. It…

pump solutions

York Fluid Controls is the source for FLUX drum/tote pumps
September 30, 2019 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

FLUX created the world’s first electric drum pump in 1950. Nearly 70 years later, York Fluid Controls is proud to supply this company’s revolutionary pump solutions to Canadian businesses. A leader and innovator…

handheld analyzer

Brüel & Kjӕr handheld analyzer is extremely rugged and precise
September 25, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments brings some of the world’s top measuring devices to Canadian businesses. One example is the Type 2250-S handheld analyzer by Brüel & Kjӕr. This is a Class 1 sound-level meter (SLM)…

IBC systems

Matcon’s advice on conducting health checks on processing equipment
September 20, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Matcon has changed the face of powder processing with its Intermediate Bulk Containers, or IBC systems, available from Firing Industries. To keep this equipment working at peak performance, users should conduct regular health…

industrial measurement

Businesses in various industries benefit from Endress+Hauser’s solutions
September 18, 2019 by Endress + Hauser Canada Ltd.

Endress+Hauser Canada Ltd. is a leader in industrial measurement instrumentation and services for process engineering. The company is a strong partner with many businesses, providing process solutions for flow, level, pressure, analytics, temperature,…

ClipX signal conditioner

ClipX signal conditioner by HBM can tackle various measuring tasks
September 18, 2019 by Durham Instruments

High-end measuring solutions are the specialty of HBM Test and Measurement, which offers its products to Canadian businesses through Durham Instruments. A key example is HBM’s unique ClipX signal conditioner. This interference-proof tool…

cement plants

Tsubaki produces solutions for many kinds of manufacturing applications
September 13, 2019 by Tsubaki Of Canada Ltd.

The chains, sprockets, and other products made by Tsubaki of Canada are versatile enough to suit uses in several different industries – automotive, forestry, food processing, and mining among them. Another key example…

degree of brownness

Trust NDC Technologies for control of degree of brownness in snacks
September 13, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Firing Industries plays an important role in Canada’s food-processing industry – especially for snack foods. When baking crackers, cookies, and other snacks, it is vital to get degree of brownness correct; it is…

paint hooks

Arc-Fil makes a variety of manufacturing and packaging products
September 12, 2019 by Arc-Fil Products Ltd

For 40 years, Arc-Fil Products Ltd. has established itself as a reliable provider of wire-forming services. A leader in this field, Arc-Fil works hard to build excellent products that meet the needs of…

industrial strain gauges

HBM series of industrial strain gauges accommodates high fatigue strength
September 11, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments enhances the abilities of many businesses with measurement devices manufactured by HBM Test and Measurement. This includes several series of industrial strain gauges, such as the M Series of foil strain…

essential industrial components

Daemar supplies essential components for a broad range of industries
September 9, 2019 by Daemar Inc.

For the country’s widest range of essential industrial components, the right name is Daemar Inc. This distributor offers a unique mix of products for applications in a broad variety of industries. While the…

modular pipework system

Jacob’s Food Grade Line of tubing keeps food products pure
September 7, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Among the processing equipment that Firing Industries supplies is Jacob’s tubing. Many customers use it for food-processing applications, in which foreign matter is not permissible. So Jacob has developed its Food Grade Line…

gravity conveyor

Three highly popular conveyor types that Norpak Handling can provide
September 5, 2019 by Norpak Handling Limited

Norpak Handling supplies world-class material handling systems to Canadian businesses, all from major international manufacturers. Conveyors come in all shapes and sizes to suit a broad variety of applications, in industries like aerospace,…

rugged data acquisition system

Durham Instruments offers the eDAQXR rugged data acquisition system
September 4, 2019 by Durham Instruments

HBM Test and Measurement is trusted internationally for world-class industrial devices, and Durham Instruments is proud to make these products available in Canada. For the ultimate in rugged data acquisition, HBM scores with…

brushless servo motors

Brushless servo motors by Parker mix technology with high performance
August 30, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

For industrial equipment that offers the peak of efficient design, wise manufacturers always put their trust in Wainbee Limited. A key example is Parker’s SMH series of brushless servo motors. These synchronous motors…

dual laser sensors

IBIS carries four models of Dietz TCP dual laser sensors
August 28, 2019 by IBIS Electro-Products Corp.

Dietz Sensortecknik manufactures world-class technological solutions available through IBIS Electro-Products Corp. The lineup includes four types of Tool Centre Point (TCP) dual laser sensors. Each sensor assembly has two extremely accurate precision reference…

isolated voltage module

QuantumX MX403B isolated voltage module by HBM: speed, accuracy
August 28, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Durham Instruments partners with HBM Test and Measurement to provide top test and measurement solutions. HBM’s QuantumX MX403B isolated voltage module is perfect for demanding, dynamic measurement tasks in laboratories, test benches, and…

vacuum technology

The many benefits of piab’s new piFLOW®p SMART vacuum conveyor
August 27, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

piab manufactures processing equipment with innovative vacuum technology, available from Firing Industries. piab’s latest development, the piFLOW®p SMART conveyor, is nicknamed the Changeover Champion. This is a self-optimizing vacuum conveyor designed for companies…

direct-from-bag unloaders

Firing Industries now carries PVS’ unique line of direct-from-bag unloaders
August 22, 2019 by Firing Industries Ltd

Many great manufacturers of processing equipment make their wares available in Canada through Firing Industries. The distributor’s newest partner is PVS Process Equipment, which has produced innovative bulk material-handling equipment for more than…

circular connectors

Connectivity trends according to HARTING: Choices in form factor
August 21, 2019 by Harting Canada Inc

In this five-part article, HARTING Canada explores the five main trends in industrial connectivity today. This second part discusses the variations between rectangular and circular connectors. All connectors are made up of a mated pair (commonly…

piezo vacuum gauge

Piezo vacuum gauge by Teledyne Hastings offers analog, digital output
August 21, 2019 by Durham Instruments

Teledyne Hastings measurement devices are available through Durham Instruments – including the unique HVG-2020A piezo vacuum gauge. This is a media-isolated, gas-composition-independent, piezo-resistive unit that gives users accurate pressure measurement throughout the rough…

breathers

Des-Case breathers detect excess moisture in equipment before failure occurs
August 20, 2019 by Wainbee Limited

Wainbee Limited supplies filtration equipment through its Filtramax division. This lineup includes solutions by Des-Case, which specializes in contamination control to optimize the lifespans of industrial equipment. Des-Case manufactures the most accurate breathers…



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