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  • Bulk Storage System Uses Integrated Automation

    February 20, 2013

    NBE bulk material storage systems are designed to function as process-critical elements in an integrated bulk material processing or packaging operations. From large-capacity, exterior silos to inline agitator hoppers, these material storage units protect bulk dry goods from contamination and...

  • AirMax Aeration System

    February 20, 2013

    The AirMax aeration system is designed to ensure maximum storage protection. The design of the aeration system allows air to circulate through the product being stored. Typical storage applications that reap the benefits of aerating are agricultural commodities. The AirMax system...

  • Stackable Plastic Bins

    February 19, 2013

    Bonar Plastics offers Flowmaster bins and hopper bins in “all-plastic” thick-walled (.5 in.+) designs, as well as stainless or carbon steel hopper bin designs. All of the bins provide optimum physical property performance that translates into longer-lasting, more durable containers. All...

  • Bolted RTP Tank Construction

    February 13, 2013

    Tank Connection designs, fabricates, and installs dry bulk storage systems. The company specializes in all types of custom steel designs, including bolted RTP, field-weld, shop-weld, and hybrid tank construction. Shown is a bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) tank construction, designed for mass...

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  • SmartBob AO Continuous Level Sensor

    December 20, 2012

    The SmartBob AO level sensor features an integrated 4-20 mA analog output to a PLC for monitoring bin level measurement data. A simple push-button user interface built into the SmartBob AO circuitry is used to configure the settings for each SmartBob AO. To set up the SmartBob AO, the user opens...

  • Collapsible 60-Gallon Drum

    December 13, 2012

    This patent-pending, collapsible 60-gal plastic drum is recyclable and designed specifically for the food and powder handling markets. The new drum has a 40 x 24 x 20 in. footprint, and includes three main components: a base, sidewalls, and lid. All parts are designed with offset surfaces and...

  • Bulk Material Storage System Provides Integrated Mixing System

    November 28, 2012

    Designed specifically for fully automated storage, introduction, transfer, mixing, and blending of multiple, sluggish materials, this bulk material storage system uses an integrated mixing system to produce such homogenous blends that downstream production scrap is virtually eliminated. An NBE lift...

  • Guided Wave Radar Continuous Level Sensor

    November 27, 2012

    The GWR-100 Guided Wave Radar level sensor measures powders and bulk solids in vessels up to 78 ft tall. The GWR-100 provides highly accurate level measurement utilizing time domain reflectometry (TDR) to continuously measure the distance, level, and volume of material contained in bins, tanks, and...

  • The Importance of Understanding Property Flow in Hopper Bottom Bins

    November 20, 2012

    Hopper bottom silos are prevalent in commercial and industrial storage. A hopper bottom silo has a coned top and bottom with wall sections between. Support structures or the legs of the silo, combined with a leg ring or structural skirt, allow the unit to be free standing. External options or...