Topic: Pneumatic Conveying

Respirable Crystalline Silica - Nol-Tec Offers Compliance Solution

Early in 2016, OSHA (the Occupational Health and Safety Administration) announced its “final rule” regarding respirable crystalline silica. This rule has been under consideration since 2013. The final ruling reduces the permissible exposure limit (or PEL) for workers in businesses where workers are frequently exposed to respirable crystalline silica. A Decades-Late Update Crystalline silica is a common ...


Try before you buy for pneumatic conveying

No matter what type of pneumatic conveying systems or material handling conveyors you’re considering for your plant, the best way to ensure future production efficiencies and maximum profits is through comprehensive and verifiable testing. Nol-Tec Systems offers in-house testing for bulk material handling systems and on-site testing for dry sorbent injection. Our testing processes let ...


BULK HANDLING EQUIPMENT & SYSTEMS

Flexicon is an international organization with administrative, engineering and manufacturing capabilities on four continents, and an extensive worldwide network of applications engineers, authorized representatives and field support technicians to serve you—a unique consolidation of bulk handling specialists with hundreds of years of combined experience. At the local level, this personnel provides the knowledge and resources needed to satisfy the diverse requirements of individual process plants country-by-country, while providing the worldwide infrastructure, long-term vision, stability and single source capability required by multi-national organizations. An extensive research and development program continually sets new standards for bulk handling equipment performance with entirely new designs, product improvements and equipment that complies with certifications required by governmental and industry associations for chemical, food, dairy and pharmaceutical applications—both nationally and internationally. Flexicon's design engineering staff devises efficient solutions to the most unusual problems with highly custom equipment, basing solutions on unique customer requirements, not merely on existing product line offerings. This approach provides each customer with the most efficient solution to his or her individual problem, and endows Flexicon with a depth and breadth of bulk handling experience unequalled by any other comparable manufacturer in the world. ...


Combustible Dust - Understanding NFPA 654

Combustible dust is a critical concern for any industry that processes and conveys dry bulk materials in their production facility. Changes in regulations have brought this issue into even greater focus. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has issued stricter standards for safety measures used to prevent and mitigate explosions and fires in facilities where a ...


Rubber Compounding and Material Handling

Today’s rubber market is growing, for both the technical rubber and tire markets. Higher demand, changing formulations, environmental quality and safety – all require bulk material conveying systems that can meet those needs and more.  Nol-Tec, with over 30 years of experience in pneumatic conveying, understands the various challenges in handling carbon black, silica, and fillers. ...


Mercury Abatement - A Case Study

Introduction As the MATS rule (Mercury and Air Toxics Standards) take effect, electric generating units (EGU’s) nation wide will be required to tighten up their emission standards of mercury. Many of these EGU’s were designed and built many years ago before the notion of mercury abatement was conceived.  That can make implementing a new mercury abatement ...


Answers to Eight Common Questions about Pneumatic Conveying

While pneumatic conveying is a common method of transferring powders, granules, and other dry bulk materials, understanding this conveying technology can be a challenge. This article addresses pneumatic conveying questions frequently asked by people in dry bulk materials processing and handling plants. Whether your plant currently uses pneumatic conveying or not, chances are that you have ...


Introduction to Nol-Tec Systems

Who is Nol-Tec Systems? Our latest video takes you behind the scenes of our 30+ year old company to learn more. Introduction to Nol-Tec Systems (video) ...


A Quick Look at Pneumatic Convey Systems Basics

This article provides some basic information about pneumatic conveying system types, operation, and applications. ...


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