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Simple But Solid: The Multi-Stage Screw Press

Posted by H&P Blog on Wed, Nov 16, 2011 @ 09:34 AM

The screw press was first invented by the Romans, and was primarily used for wine and olive oil production.  Johannes Gutenberg later used one in his printing press in the mid-15th Century.  His press was basically a modified metal version of the wooden machines used for squeezing grapes and olives.  Therefore, the "press" in the printing and publishing industry shares its origin with industrial screw presses because both machines press with a screw mechanism.

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Tags: process equipment, powder & bulk solids, screw presses, dewatering

Introducing New Literature for Thermal Processing Equipment

Posted by H&P Blog on Wed, Sep 21, 2011 @ 09:15 AM

Heyl & Patterson's Renneburg Division provides custom-engineered solutions in a wide range of equipment.  Whether adding new equipment, applying new processes or simply assessing efficiency, Heyl & Patterson can help you determine the best available equipment for your operations.  New literature has been added to the Renneburg Division as part of our continuing efforts to update our customers on our product lines.

As part of the Renneburg Divison, these new brochures are signified by their blue color scheme.  Our newest Renneburg brochures are:

  • Dryers & Coolers - Featuring Fluid Bed, Rotary and Flash models
  • Calciners - Featuring Rotary and Fluid Bed models
  • Processors - Featuring the MultiDisc Thermal Processor, as well as Agglomerator/Granulators, Screw Presses, Chain/Flail Mills and Pug Mill Mixers
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Tags: Heyl & Patterson, industrial dryers, rotary dryers, literature, torrefaction, process equipment, MultiDisc thermal processor, fluid bed dryers, calciners, testing lab, screw presses