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Rotary feeder valves

The MD Series provides those involved in bulk material handling process engineering, production supervision, and equipment maintenance, a material metering valve that immediately contributes tangible operating efficiency advantages, and long-term production and maintenance savings. The equipment suits cement pump applications where powder is transferred from mills to silos, or from silo to silo. It can also be used in batching applications from bulkers and/or bags to silos, plus pneumatic feeding of filler units. The MD Series can also be used as a valve/ meter in applications for metering cement discharge from storage hoppers or filer units. Another application is pressure modulation and dust release in dust collection systems.

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Meritor WABCO supports safety technology bill

The Commercial Motor Vehicle Advanced Safety Technology Tax Act of 2011 (H.R. 1706), recently introduced by Congressman Geoff Davis (R-KY) and Mike Thompson (D-CA), would provide an income tax credit for truck and fleet owners. Troy, Mich.-based Meritor WABCO notes that its SmartTrac Stability Control System and OnGuard Collision Safety System are among technologies included in H.R. 1706.

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Load manipulators

Pneumatically powered Famatec Friendly ergonomic manipulators, in models of 330-, 550- and 880-lb. capacities, counterbalance heavy loads to allow an operator to suspend, rotate, tilt and transfer product. Equipped with appropriate end-of-arm tooling, it adapts to the operator's preferred working height and position, allowing loads to be smoothly and progressively positioned and placed during assembly, suspended for further processing, or simply transferred from one location to another. Once suspended, the product can be moved manually or under power.

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