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We Speak The Language Of Pharmaceutical

Posted on 2/10/15 5:17 PM

Prater provides pharmaceutical processing equipment and systems to a plethora of major global industries. We deliver the necessary pharmaceutical solutions for powder and bulk solid materials to meet various application requirements, within budget and to the customer’s satisfaction on a consistent basis. Our client base has expanded to include some of the largest names in the industry. We are proud to work with Pfizer, Abbott Laboratories, Proctor and Gamble and many other companies large and small within the pharmaceutical industry ...

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We Speak The Language Of Agriculture

Posted on 1/22/15 5:04 PM

Prater has been the top choice for dry, bulk material processing equipment throughout the agricultural industry for 90 years. Our processing equipment designed and produced specifically for the agriculture industry is ideal for grinding, milling, sifting, feeding and batching. Many customers throughout the world rely on our machinery to facilitate the easy, efficient processing of materials. Some of our most popular agricultural processing equipment includes fine grinders, hammermills and rotary airlocks for processing materials such ...

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Spice Grinding Application Story

Posted on 1/20/15 4:38 PM

Background: Spices have an integral place in the history of the world. Early uses were connected with magic, medicine, religion, tradition, and preservation. Today, spices are generally defined as any dry plant product used primarily for seasoning purposes. Some of the most common spices are black pepper, cinnamon, cumin, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Historically, spices have always been among the most demanded products although access to the plants of origin and limited trade access, made them expensive. Global sourcing has made ...

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We Speak The Language: Baking

Posted on 1/6/15 5:34 PM

Prater’s fine grinders have taken an active role in manufacturing and supplying the baking industry with customized solutions to their sugar grinding applications. Our state-of-the-art centrifugal (rotary) sifters and air classifiers are readily available to help separate and refine dry mixes before using them in the baking process.

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Extend The Life Of Your Rotary Airlock

Posted on 1/20/14 4:16 PM

Rotary feeders, also known as rotary airlocks or rotary valves, are commonly used in industrial and agricultural applications as a component in a bulk or specialty material handling system. Rotary airlock feeders have wide application in industry wherever dry free-flowing powders, granules, crystals, or pellets are used including pollution control applications in wood, grain, food, textile, paper, tobacco, rubber, paint and other industries. Due to the vast amount of uses for rotary airlocks, manufacturers regularly seek to maximize ...

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Increasing Rockwell Hardness Increases Fine Grinder Jaw Lifespan

Posted on 4/18/13 8:06 PM

Prater manufactures the M-Series fine grinder for grinding dry, free flowing material as fine as 200 mesh (75 microns) with very tight distribution of particle size.

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