The July 2017 issue of Petfood Industry covers the parallels between human health trends and pet food trends, which continue to grow as the focus expands to specific ingredients touting various health benefits for pets.
K-Tron Process Group offers the 2410 powder receiver, which is designed for the conveying of fine bulk materials. The receiver is available in two versions for either general keep-full conveying or loss-in-weight feeder refill applications. Receivers for full-keep applications are fitted with a gravity gate discharging valve. Receivers designed for loss-in-weight applications are fitted with a level sensor in the housing and a slide/orifice or butterfly valve. Conveying rates, based on a distance of 15 m and bulk density of 0.5 kg/dm, are possible up to 408 kg/hr, the company says.