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Rotary Airlock Valve Specifications & Design

Posted on 6/25/20 3:08 PM

In bulk and specialty material handling systems, rotary airlock valve specifications and designs are influenced by such factors as pressure, size, temperature, and construction. Rotary airlock valves can be custom machined for processing various materials. However, optimal, worry-free performance of a system relies mainly on knowing the exact processing specifications of that system.

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Understanding the Working Principle of Hammer Mills

Posted on 6/15/20 9:00 AM

Industrial hammer mills are employed in particle reduction applications for processing material. Though machine designs vary, the basic hammer mill working principle remains the same—uniform size reduction of aggregate raw material is achieved by repeated blows with hammers mounted to a rotating shaft. Whether coffee beans or titanium, hammer mills can effectively grind, shred, shatter or pulverize any raw material to the desired outcome upon impact.

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Prater's Coronavirus Policies

Posted on 3/23/20 7:52 AM

A quick message from Prater Industries: To all our extended Prater Family –

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Hemp and Cannabis Industry

Posted on 10/14/19 7:57 AM

Turn-Key Solutions: Prater Industries and the Growing Hemp & Cannabis Industry Since 1925, Prater Industries, Inc. has been a driving force in dry bulk material sizing and separation equipment. Prater is known nationwide for its extensive history and expertise working with agricultural products specifically, Prater prides itself on its ability to manufacture and tailor proven designs to new products and markets. Prater’s research combined with more than 95 years of experience position the company to take advantage of the growing Hemp ...

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Prater Solves Customer's Bulk Processing Regrind Problem

Posted on 10/12/17 11:51 AM

Prater Industries recently announced a new, design enhancement to their line of Lump Breakers that resulted in increased productivity for a bulk-processing regrind operation.

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Prater Introduces Quick Clean Lump Breaker Design

Posted on 3/22/16 7:17 AM


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Prater Introduces New Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve

Posted on 3/18/16 10:16 AM


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Prater Announces Preventative Maintenance Program

Posted on 8/5/15 3:32 PM

Prater Industries is pleased to announce their new Preventative Maintenance and Service program for equipment customers. During regularly scheduled annual and semi-annual preventative maintenance visits, our factory trained technician will complete a detailed series of tests, inspections and required services. In addition to the above services, Prater offers our preventative maintenance customers a 10% discount on all parts and labor during specified times during the maintenance agreement period.

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Prater Announces PriceMatch™ Program

Posted on 6/25/15 3:06 PM

Prater Industries, Inc. has announced a new program called “PriceMatch™” which guarantees to match the lowest quoted competitive price on equivalent, designed & manufactured equipment.

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Prater Now Has Certified NFPA-69 Rotary Airlock Valves for N. America

Posted on 5/1/15 2:32 PM

In February of 2015, Prater Industries made a significant investment of time and money to test our Rotary Airlock Valves at the Fike® Remote Testing Facility according to guidance found in NFPA-69. Certified NFPA-69 compliance has been the foremost concern for clients who have the need to purchase flame isolation devices for their own NFPA compliance requirements.

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