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The Thiele/VACTEC Filterless Vacuum Receiver (FVR)

Filterless History The first FilterLess (and screen less) Vacuum Receiver, called the “Silver Bullet,” was developed and Patented by the writer, in 1984. The Silver Bullet became the core of the conveying technology offered by Motan US from 1986 until 2000.  In the period from 1986 – 2000 the company grew from “0” sales to [...]

Central Drying Made Simple

Central drying systems are not new, having been first introduced to the north american market in the mid-1980s. But recent advances in technology have made the concept of drying in a central location—as opposed to right at the machine—more advantageous for certain kinds of processing operations. The basic idea of central drying is to dedicate [...]