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  • Effect of Temperature and Relative Humidity on Bulk Solids Handling

    February 27, 2018

    Located in Salina, KS, the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center opened in 2015 to research bulk solids material handling. The center is the first of its kind in America. Johnselvakumar (John) Lawrence, the Center’s research director, is leading a session at this year’s...

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  • 2018 Powder Show Conference: Unrivaled Training, Education, Experts

    February 23, 2018

    The program for the International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference, April 24-26 at the Donald P. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, is crafted with input from an advisory board full of industry experts. Designed for new and experienced processing professionals to learn the latest in...

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  • How Do Temperature and Time Affect Material Flowability?

    February 15, 2018

    There are several reasons why your material does not flow reliably. I hope this article helps to shed light on two of the major influences on material flowability. Typically, there are four environmental conditions the can have an effect on your particular solid’s flow properties. They are...

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  • Are Your Rotary Electric Vibrators Working Properly?

    January 30, 2018

    Vibratory equipment such as mechanical feeders, industrial screeners, and compaction tables are typically designed utilizing two rotary electric vibrators. The use of rotary electric vibrators provides a quiet performance, even at higher vibratory frequencies and amplitudes, contributes toward a...

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  • What is Your “Factory Focus” for 2018?

    January 29, 2018

    Based on economic data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, NY Times writers Goodman & Russell cite: “for the first time since the financial crisis a decade ago, all of the world’s major economies are growing.”  The U.S. economy is still the largest and most...

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  • Bridge Breaker Bin Discharger

    January 11, 2018

    The Thayer Bridge Breaker is designed to provide constant uninterrupted flow of material from storage bins, silos, or transfer chutes. The Bridge Breaker comes in various configurations to specifically match a particular bin design and material being handled. The design of the Bridge Breaker...

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  • Mobile Flexible Screw Conveyor for Bulk Bag Discharging, Manual Dumping

    January 2, 2018

    A new FLEXICON mobile flexible screw conveyor with multi-purpose hood transfers material discharged from bulk bags and/or manually dumped from handheld sacks into elevated process equipment or storage vessels dust free. Mounted on a frame with locking casters for in-plant mobility, the system...

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  • Aluminum Cone Top IBCs

    December 14, 2017

    Custom Powder Systems (CPS) builds aluminum cone top IBCs for storing and shipping phosphorus pentasulfide (P2S5), a key ingredient in lube oil additives, pesticides, blown asphalt, and flotation agents.  As a hazardous material, requirements for fabrication include ¼-in-.-thick 5052...

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