updated 1/20/2011 12:48:50 PM ET 2011-01-20T17:48:50

ERIE, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eriez®, world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications, is pleased to announce the company's Xtreme™ Rare Earth Grates in Housing are now included in Eriez' ProGrade® series of Magnetic Separators. According to Bill Dudenhoefer, Manager of Separation Products, the ProGrade line includes high quality, low cost standard magnetic plates, grates, traps and tubes that are in stock and available for immediate shipment.

The sanitary nature of their design makes Eriez ProGrade Xtreme Rare Earth Grates in Housing an ideal choice for food, chemical, pharmaceutical and packaging applications where exceptionally high product purity is essential. ProGrade Xtreme Rare Earth power offers the ultimate in process purity. These assemblies combine the finest materials and construction techniques with industry's most powerful magnetic circuits to remove weakly magnetic fine ferrous contamination. In a recent research study conducted by Penn State University, Eriez' Xtreme Rare Earth magnets were given its highest rating.

All Eriez ProGrade Grate Magnets are designed to remove ferrous contamination from dry products such as powders or granules. In operation, the product flows between the one-inch diameter tube magnets that are spaced on two-inch tube centers and held rigidly in place

Standard features of Eriez ProGradeXtreme Rare Earth Grates in Housing include two rows of staggered magnets, one-inch diameter magnet tubes on two-inch centers, all stainless steel sanitary construction and glass bead surface finish.

ProGrade series professional grade magnets are available at three different degrees of magnetic strength, enabling professionals in diverse industries to choose the ideal level of protection for their specific application. Eriez offers ProGrade Ceramic series, ProGrade Rare Earth series and ProGrade Xtreme series.

"Eriez ProGrade Magnetic Separators give you all the power you need at a price you want," says Charlie Ingram, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "ProGrade offers a solution to every process application. Whether you require a low cost plate magnet for equipment protection or a high power sanitary grate magnet to ensure product purity, ProGradedelivers the best for less." 

To learn more about ProGradeXtreme Rare Earth Grates in Housing or any other ProGrade product, visit http://en-us.eriez.com/Products/ ProGrade/ or contact Eriez and request brochure SB-460.

Eriez is recognized as world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications. The company's magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through ten international facilities located on six continents.  For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit www.eriez.com or send e-mail to eriez@eriez.com. Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.

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Contact:

Ed Stevens, Stevens Strategic Communications

estevens@stevensstrategic.com

Keith Jones, Eriez

kjones@eriez.com

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