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  • To Convey Mechanically or Pneumatically

    Pneumatic conveying is by far the most hygienic conveying method for bulk dry powders and granular bulk materials because it is a fully enclosed system that protects materials from air, dirt, and waste, and in turn, facilities from fugitive dust. There are, however, instances where mechanical...

  • Considerations When Designing a Pneumatic Transfer System

    In 2014, Google first announced that its Google Maps application passed one billion monthly users. Judging by this fact, it easy to see that a large number of people believe that getting from point A to point B often requires direction and planning. This same thought process is also true for...

  • Dust Explosion Properties: Use with Caution

    Powder & Bulk Solids presents “Dust Explosion Properties: Use with Caution,” the latest in its DryPro webinar series, Wednesday, December 6 at 2pm Eastern.   Dust explosions are a serious hazard in the process industries. Their effects can be mitigated by designing proper...

  • Ceramic-Coated Elbow

    The SilverBack elbow has a 5/8-in.-thick ceramic coating applied to its exterior. After the core elbow wears through, the abrasion is transferred to the ceramic compound. Steel sits at around 5.7 on the Mohs hardness scale, while the ceramic compound is in the neighborhood of 9.2, extending the...

  • Ajax Supplies Screw Conveyor for Global Food Ingredients Company

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a global food ingredients supplier with a screw conveyor to replace an existing screw feeder and vibratory feeder. The food ingredients supplier provides batters and breaders, seasonings, and functional ingredients to the food processing and...

  • Drum Dumper Mates with Low-Height Receiving Vessels

    This new Tip-Tite drum dumper for 30- to 55-gal drums features an elongated discharge cone that mates with the gasketed inlet of low-height receiving vessels, allowing dust-free transfer of free-flowing bulk solid materials. Housed within a three-sided safety enclosure with safety interlocked...

  • Weighbelt Loading Trucks Cut Costs, Improve Loading Efficiency

    G.A. Wintzer and Son Co., Wapakoneta, OH, is a full service company that recycles animal by-products and used cooking oil and produces and manufactures quality animal feed and bio-fuel ingredients. The company identified a problem with the methodology used to load trucks with protein meal. Using...

  • Online Screw Conveyor CAD Configurator

    WAM USA Inc. introduces the online Screw Conveyor CAD Configurator. This online tool is based on the company’s understanding of the ever-growing need of engineers and project managers for easy-to-use online tools and, at the same time, readily available 3D models of CEMA screw conveyors. The...

  • Pneumatic Conveying Systems Helps Power Plant Meet Environmental Regulations

    EME Homer City Generation LP, located in Homer City, PA, is an 1884-Megawatt coal-fired merchant power plant. For some time now government legislation has demanded that all U.S. coal-fired power plants have to reduce and/or eliminate the amount of mercury exhausted from the plant into the...

  • Direct-Drive Electromechanical Feeders

    Syntron MF direct-drive electromechanical feeders are used for higher capacity requirements. The 10 heavy-duty models handle capacities from 600 to 4000 tn/hr. Syntron MF direct drive electromechanical feeders combine extra structural strength with durable components. The deep wing plates form a...

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