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  • Bulk Solids Fundamentals

    October 5, 2015

    Eric Maynard is ready to deliver the basics of powder and bulk solids next week in Texas. And there are many people who need to learn the basics of powders and bulk solids – from the novice in the field to even the most senior engineers, said Maynard, senior consultant and director for...

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  • Inventory Monitoring Software for Level Sensors

    September 30, 2015

    BinMaster announces new eBob software that is compatible with solid level sensors used on bins, tanks, and silos. The new program works with a wide variety of sensors including the 3DLeveScanner, SmartBob cable-based sensors, ultrasonic, magnetostrictive, and pressure transducers used for level...

  • How to Design the Best Bin, Silo, Hopper, or Feeder

    September 29, 2015

    An improperly designed silo, bin, or hopper can be fixed but the repairs may be costly, laborious, or both and it may be easier to simply start from scratch. That’s why it is important to get the design right the first time, according to Joe Marinelli, president of Solids Handling...

  • Powder Storage Silos: Disasters Waiting to Happen?

    September 24, 2015

    How sure are you that your silo protection system will work next time you fill your silo? The latest silo protection technology provides much more than a safety system to prevent over-filling and over-pressurization. Drawing parallels from its European experience in providing silo protection...

  • An Approach to Silo Design

    September 23, 2015

    A gravity flow approach to silo design is best, since gravity discharge is efficient, cost effective and reliable. A successful gravity flow approach depends on your product’s flowability. Laboratory tests provide measurement of your product's cohesive strength, yielding a “flow...

  • Cleveland Vibrator Named Exclusive Distributor

    September 23, 2015

    Uras Techno, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vibratory motors, has appointed the Cleveland Vibrator Co. (CVC) as its exclusive distributor of rotary electric vibrators in the U.S. The full line of Uras KEE and SEE rotary electric vibrators is now marketed under the...

  • Shop-Welded Tanks for Dry Bulk Storage: The New Extreme

    September 18, 2015

    During the last decade, the advances in dry bulk storage have been significant. In large-capacity applications (~500-5000 ton, ~3500-250,000 cu ft), bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) tank construction has grown in popularity. The advances and preference for bolted hopper tank designs is based on a...

  • Tarsco Begins $7M Bolted Tank Facility Upgrade

    September 14, 2015

    Tarsco, a TF Warren company has purchased a Bystronic ByTrans Extended 3015 laser for its Goodman, MO bolted tank operations facility. The laser is the first part of a $7 million equipment upgrade to improve overall quality and reduce production costs. The state-of-the-art, high-speed laser is...