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  • When Things Go Wrong: How to Address a Solids Flow Problem

    July 11, 2013

    As a consultant to the bulk solids handling industry for so many years, I have been involved in numerous approaches to solids handling problems. The process usually starts problem. This typically results in the submission of a with a telephone conversation concerning a particular proposal for...

  • Powder/Bulk Solids Launches Powder Perspectives

    June 13, 2013

    Powder/Bulk Solids has launched "Powder Perspectives" -- an online column that will be hosted by Joe Marinelli, and include discussions concentrating on handling powders and other bulk solids. "Powder Perspectives" can be found on PowderBulkSolids.com under the Resources tab on...

  • Diversified Storage Systems

  • Weighing Solution for Skirted Silos

    April 29, 2013

    Strain Systems Inc. introduces an accurate, nonintrusive, continuous skirted silo weighing system. Weight measurement for skirted silos has always been challenging because of the physics of these structures, especially due to changes in temperature in the environment. Equipped with the temperature-...

  • Bin Volume Measurement and Mapping

    April 23, 2013

    The 3DLevelScanner HT measures the volume and mapping the material surface in bins, tanks, and silos with high temperatures. This new model of the 3DLevelScanner has an operating temperature range of up to 356°F to accommodate high temperatures that may be present when material has been heated...

  • Jenike & Johanson Offering Pneumatic Conveying, Flow Courses

    April 15, 2013

    Jenike & Johanson is presenting the following AIChE sponsored courses June 18-20 at the Canadian Management Centre in Toronto: Flow of Solids in Bins, Hoppers, Chutes, and Feeders This training covers: • A wide range of bulk material handling equipment & problems...

  • Rectangular Air Pad Promotes Material Flow

    March 14, 2013

    The rectangular air pad provides a durable and economical solution to maintaining flow for dry bulk powders in storage vessels. The air pad operates by continuously introducing air into the body of the dry powder to maintain fluid-like characteristics. Features of the air pad include: rugged...

  • Mechanical Silo Discharger

    March 11, 2013

    This discharger features a vertical spindle fitted with flexible blades to ensure the unloading of dry chemicals from silos, bins, and hoppers. The unit rotates within the container bottom to prevent non-flowing materials from jamming, bridging, or compacting, often seen with vibration and...

  • Low-Profile Manhole Cover

    February 25, 2013

    The 20-in.-diam Solimar manhole cover offers faster opening and closing, thanks to a single pivoting ball handle. In addition, the manhole’s low 4¼-in. profile protects workers because it is easy to step on or over with no protruding clamps. Less time spent on top of a trailer or silo...

  • Yale Mechanical