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  • Metal Detectable Silo Fluidizer

    July 23, 2015

    The new metal detectable fluidizer disk assures zero contamination of products for the dairy, pharmaceutical, and food-related industries. The fluidizer is particularly effective at preventing ratholing and bridging by utilizing air pressure to move the material while gently vibrating the vessel...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Installation and Introduction

    July 8, 2015

    Last month, Powder & Bulk Solids toured the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center located in Salina, KS. As part of the open house in June, Kansas State University provided a walking tour map along with a detailed list of materials and equipment provided to the center. More...

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  • Inside the Bulk Solids Innovation Center - Full-Scale Test Lab

    July 7, 2015

    The full-scale test lab at the Kansas State University Bulk Solids Innovation Center is the heart of what the center is intended to provide for students and industry workers. Here students will be able to see the equipment in action and learn what the difference is between dense phase pneumatic...

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  • Storage Hopper with Screw Feeder

    July 7, 2015

    The ZFP500 storage hopper is used for discharging smaller quantities of product delivered in 50-lb bags, such as lime, cement, or powdered activated carbon (PAC). The unit features an arch-breaking spindle fitted with flexible blades that rotate within the hopper bottom, preventing bridging and...

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  • Aluminum Pallets

    June 30, 2015

    Aluminum pallets solve problems associated with traditional wooden or plastic pallets. Wood pallets break apart very easily and sliver because of their inherent fragility. Plastic pallets fade, often emit an odor, and draw static they. If wooden or plastic pallets are broken, typically the...

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  • Waste Handling System Supplied to Pyrolysis Plant

    June 26, 2015

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, has supplied a screw-based waste handling system to a waste-to-energy pyrolysis unit manufacturer. The Ajax system comprises a twin screw feeder with a hopper, three inclined screw conveyors, and a plug screw feeder to discharge chopped rags into the...

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  • Free Bulk Container Flash Drives

    June 26, 2015

    Material handling product manufacturer MODRoto is offering flash drives with product information sheets for 50 of its newest and best-selling bulk containers, utility trucks, and carts. Available free while supplies last, the 8GB flash drives provide sizes, dimensions, capacities, standard...

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  • Forensics Would Reveal Why Silo Collapsed

    June 22, 2015

    The recent collapse of a large silo containing cement powder at Port Adelaide is exactly the kind of industrial incident that needs forensic engineering, according to a specialist in this field. Apart from determining the most probable cause of failure, it will deliver the information quickly...

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  • 23 Grain Silo Plants Heading to Egypt

    June 18, 2015

    With a value of about $100 million U.S., A/S Cimbria has secured the biggest order in the company’s history in connection with the delivery of 23 grain silo plants to Egypt. The order comprises project design and engineering, calculation of steel structures, supply of conveying equipment...

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  • Silo Inspections Save Lives, Money, Time

    June 18, 2015

    Periodic preventative inspections can identify areas of potential concern in concrete silos before safety issues such as concrete fall, wall failure, and complete silo collapse can occur. According to Dennis Blauser, CEO, Marietta Silos, all concrete storage silos should be inspected every...

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