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  • Practical Solutions to Costly Bulk Solids Flow Problems

    April 14, 2014

    Eric Maynard, senior consultant, Jenike & Johanson Inc., will be presenting a fundamental technical workshop at the Powder Show, on May 6, Practical Solutions to Costly Bulk Solids Flow Problems. This session provides solutions to costly flow problems that normally occur with silos,...

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  • Tapered BFM Fitting for Surge Bins

    March 31, 2014

    Tapered BFM fittings for surge bins and hoppers provide quick visual confirmation of product flow and volume. They are an ideal interface between production and packaging in dry, sanitary processes. The design is USDA accepted and 3A certified. They work well with vibrating, oscillating,...

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  • Ergonomic Lift for Five-Gallon Pails

    March 21, 2014

    The Pail Partner lifter/transporter eliminates back strain from lifting and transporting heavy 5-gal pails. The Pail Partner’s special yoke securely holds a plastic or metal pail just below its rigid collar. The yoke can be easily raised or lowered as necessary to conveniently pick up stacks...

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  • Bolted Panel Silo Construction Offers Benefits That Ease Installation

    March 20, 2014

    The global increase in fuel exploration continues to drive the demand for frac sand and, along with it, the requirement for innovative storage solutions. Traditional construction methods including field-welded, jump form concrete, and slip form concrete are quickly becoming outdated as informed...

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  • Fluidizer Control System Saves Air, Optimizes Discharge

    March 18, 2014

    Processors of dry bulk materials can improve discharge efficiency in silos, bins, weigh hoppers, and filters, while conserving compressed air with the Solimar fluidizer control system. This timer-controlled system allows adjustment of airflow intervals and duration resulting in reduced compressed...

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  • Touch-Screen Enhances Silo Weight Display

    March 11, 2014

    Scale-Tron introduces a new touch-screen display for its SiloWeigh silo and admix tank inventory system. With two sizes of touch screen, the 4-in. can display up to four vessels, and the 7-in. up to 16 vessels, showing the levels of the contents as bar graphs plus digital displays of weight in tons...

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  • Flow Discharge Aid for Dry Powders

    March 10, 2014

    Particularly suited for the discharge of dry powders from silos and bins, the Mucon Promo-Flow discharge aid is an easy-to-install retrofit solution to existing discharge problems. The custom-made internally mounted screens are specially designed to transmit vibration directly into the product,...

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  • Bulk Material Handling Expert to Serve As Concrete Institute Chair

    March 4, 2014

    Tim Harvey, P.E., director of material storage and handling at River Consulting LLC, will begin serving a three-year term this month as the chairperson for the American Concrete Institute (ACI) 313 committee that is responsible for developing and reporting information on design and construction of...

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  • Adjustable Bin Activator for Powders and Granules

    February 28, 2014

    Spiroflow Systems offers an adjustable bin activator to control the discharge of powders and granules. Whether the material comes from a silo or a bulk material handling system, this bin activator effectively alleviates material bridging while controlling flow rates. The unit promotes material flow...

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  • Measuring and Understanding Powder Flow

    February 25, 2014

    Tim Freeman, managing director of Freeman Technology, will talk about the value and importance of relevant powder flow characterization as part of a workshop March 4-6, 2014, in Puerto Rico, organized by Mixing Consultants Inc. Experts and industry leaders from around the world will deliver...

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