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  • Understanding Dense Phase Pneumatic Conveying

    June 16, 2014

    A complicating aspect of pneumatic conveying is that you cannot see the flow during conveying. The only indication of a problem is generally when the pipeline blocks and given that the blockage cannot be seen there are almost no clues as to the cause. Of course, if we could see into the pipes we...

  • Free Pneumatic Conveying Webinar

    June 5, 2014

    Renown pneumatic conveying consultant Dr. David Mills, will present “Air and Particle Flow in Pipelines” as part of Powder & Bulk Solids’ DryPro webinar series, on Wednesday, June 18 at 11am EDT.   This webinar will look at pneumatic conveying from a different...

  • PET Producer Orders Pelletron’s Pellcon3 Pneumatic Transfer System for New Plant

    June 4, 2014

    The Mossi Ghisolfi Group, headquartered in Tortona, Italy, and one of the world’s largest PET producers, is building a new PET plant in Texas. Pelletron Corp. received an order for its PET pneumatic transfer system, consisting of the three process components Strandphase conveying, Pellbow...

  • Online Components & Accessories Resource

    June 3, 2014

    The NBE Components & Accessories Resource is a secure, online tool specifically for professionals involved in the operation and maintenance of pneumatic conveying systems for dry bulk material handling. The Resource offers immediate access to more than 1750 SKUs in 60 product categories. These...

  • Pocket Elbow for Pneumatic Conveying Pipelines

    May 28, 2014

    The Dense Flow pocket elbow is designed for use on pneumatic conveying pipelines, and is most effective when highly abrasive materials are being transported. During a pneumatic convey cycle the elbow traps incoming material at the elbows deflection point. The material that is trapped in the...

  • A Perspective on the Powder Show

    May 20, 2014

    I have been attending the Powder Show in Rosemont, IL since 1978. This year's show was much more upbeat than years past, as the show seemed to have gotten somewhat stale. UBM and Powder & Bulk Solids have made significant improvements to the venue.     I had a busy day at...

  • Pneumatic Vacuum Conveyors Save Time, Energy

    May 19, 2014

    The design of Volkmann pneumatic conveyors ensures secure and environmentally safe powder handling and transfer throughout the production process, as well as making the work of production staff simpler offering a cost-effective material transfer method for powders and small particles. In...

  • Video of Mini Fluidizer Kit Installation

    May 14, 2014

    Solimar Pneumatics announces a new method of installation of its 2-in.-diam Mini Fluidizer disks. More pneumatic conveying options are now available for moving dry materials in pipes, chutes, and small hoppers with easier installation. The new Fast-Fit Kit only requires a small 1 1/8-in.-diam hole...

  • Free Plastics Processing Seminar

    May 14, 2014

    A free, one-day plastics processing seminar will be held June 5, 2014 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center in Woodlands, TX. This seminar offers plastics processors detailed information on key topics in the plastics industry. The seminar is ideal for general...

  • Dust-Free Container Loading of Bulk Materials

    May 13, 2014

    The volume of powdery dry bulk material being imported and exported is increasing rapidly. Dusty conditions created during loading and unloading make handling difficult, and cost-effective, dry storage of large amounts of the bulk material poses yet another challenge. A large, U.S. dry bulk...