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  • Gericke USA, Inc.

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  • Pneumatic Conveying of Powders and Bulk Solids Course

    January 20, 2016

    Taking place March 8-10, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, this course will cover topics related to the pneumatic conveying of powders and bulk solids. Course topics include:   •    Dilute and dense phase sequencing, including theory and practical...

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  • Customized Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    December 3, 2015

    Pneumatic conveying systems can be customized for any application. System types including dilute phase pressure, dilute phase vacuum, dense phase vacuum, dense phase pressure, vacuum sequencing, etc., are available. Systems handle a wide range of materials from micron size to granular or irregular...

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  • BSIC Director Has Big Plans for Bulk Solids Research

    November 30, 2015

    John Lawrence wants the Bulk Solids Innovation Center to be seen as an international resource for bulk solids education and research. Hired in October to serve as the research director for the Center, Lawrence sees the facility as a place to offer the type of bulk solids training that is found in...

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  • Supplied Air Extruder Reduces Contamination in Extrusion Processes

    November 30, 2015

    The new supplied air extruder hood is a key component of Schenck’s supplied air negative airlift that conveys extrudate from extruder to dryer with HEPA filtered or treated convey air instead of potentially contaminated air from the extruder room floor. This is important to all food and pet...

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  • Bulk Solids Handling Refresher Course

    November 19, 2015

    This comprehensive course will be held January 26-29, 2016 at the Bulk Solids Innovation Center in Salina, KS, and will cover various topics related to bulk solids, pairing classroom instruction with practical, hands-on training. Course topics include: •    Flow...

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  • 10 Considerations for Pneumatic Conveying System Design

    November 17, 2015

    Food processors are experts at producing food products, chemical manufacturers are experts at developing chemicals, pharmaceutical companies are experts at making drugs, and pneumatic conveying manufacturers are experts at moving bulk solids. Just as it is not necessary to become an expert on how...

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  • How to Select Pneumatic Conveying Elbows

    November 16, 2015

    Given that pneumatic conveying has been around for more than a century, something as simple as choosing bends for a system should have long become a routine task. However, engineers still routinely misunderstand the significance of choosing the right pneumatic conveying elbow. This lack of...

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  • J-Tec Material Handling Inc.

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  • Shaping the Future of Pneumatic Conveying Research

    November 9, 2015

    Thirty-three years ago this year was the first time I came into contact with pneumatic conveying. At that time I was a final-year undergraduate student completing my mechanical engineering degree. I was fortunate to be sponsored by a major automotive company and hence most of my time working in...

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