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  • How to Interpret a Solids Flow Report

    January 30, 2014

    In order to determine if a new bin or silo will work reliably, or to be able to make modifications to an existing troublesome bin or silo, you need to know: · What type of flow pattern can develop (modes of flow) · Your material’s flow properties Modes of Flow There are two...

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  • Addressing Segregation Problems

    January 10, 2014

    This article discusses two major mechanisms of segregation: sifting and fluidization segregation. What is Sifting Segregation? Sifting segregation occurs when small, fine particles move through large, coarser particles. This is the most common means for particles to separate. In order for...

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  • BM Silo ApS

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  • Fail-Safe Bin Level Switch with Hazardous Location Approval

    January 8, 2014

    The hazardous location model of the SafePoint fail-safe rotary paddle level switch is a practical solution for confined storage areas, like indoor hoppers and bins that may contain high levels of dust. Monitor Technologies’ SafePoint level switch with a self-validating...

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  • Architect Selected for Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center

    January 2, 2014

    Salina-based Jones Gillam Renz Architects Inc. has been selected to design the new Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina. Construction is expected to start in 2014 and be completed in 2016. The Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center will be a 12,768-sq-...

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  • Frac Sand Bins

    December 19, 2013

    Meridian tanks are ideal for contaminate free frac sand storage, with 45° cones for convenient and free-flowing discharge. These frac sand tanks are manufactured with industrial-gauge steel and are designed to withstand the significant weight of loading and unloading. The tanks feature a...

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  • Fast-Fit Kit Provides Easy Fluidizer Installation

    December 19, 2013

    Solimar Pneumatics offers a new method of installation for its Fluidizer disks. Upgrading to the superior aeration of the Fluidizer can be accomplished easily for silos, hoppers, and bins. The new Fast-Fit Kit only requires a small 2-in.-diam hole to be drilled. The Fluidizer is then inserted from...

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  • Silo Cleaning Without Confined Space Entry

    December 18, 2013

    Martin silo solutions provide bulk material handlers with a solution for blocked vessels and plugged discharge chutes that will remove build-ups, reclaim lost material, and restore design capacity and flow rates. In most cases, they eliminate the need for confined space entry and hazardous cleaning...

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  • Warrington Bulk Bags

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  • Bulk Storage Tanks/Systems

    December 16, 2013

    Tank Connection designs, fabricates, and installs all types of steel storage systems, including bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel), field-weld, shop-weld, and hybrid tank construction. Multiple facilities and sales outlets are available worldwide. Tank Connection Affiliate Group,...

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