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  • Deca Vibrator Industries, Inc.

  • Relieving Material Build-Up in Storage Units

    January 2, 2020

    Material build-up often leads to reduced plant productivity and higher cleaning costs, as well as increased safety risks to maintenance staff. Such issues can be avoided by undertaking measures including blockage and build-up removal and silo and hopper cleaning. In this example, arch-shaped...

  • Free Webinar: Powder Storage and Feeding -- An Overview

    December 10, 2019

    On Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 2pm Eastern/11am Pacific, Joseph Marinelli, president, Solids Handling Technologies Inc., will present Powder Storage and Feeding: An Overview as part of Powder & Bulk Solids’ free DryPro webinar series. This webinar will discuss the storage and...

  • Push-Pull Reclaim for Storage Systems

    November 25, 2019

    Smart floors from Biomass Engineering & Equipment enable operators to automate the unload process to feed discharge with metered flow rates, introduce redundancy to avoid costly shut downs, and easily perform maintenance. Smart floors utilize wedged, push-pull strokers to move material. They...

  • Biomass Engineering & Equipment

  • Accurate Data Required for Bin Discharger Selection

    September 25, 2019

    Vibrating bin dischargers (a.k.a. bin activators) have been used for more than 50 years to promote the flow of bulk solids that would otherwise result in bridging or ratholing if stored in static bins. By replacing the lower portion of the static hopper with a bin discharger (i.e. a single or two-...

  • Self-Contained Vibrating Storage Bin Introduced

    September 24, 2019

    Carman Industries introduces a self-contained vibrating storage bin for customers handling multiple products in situations where cleanliness and cross-contamination are concerns. Vibrating the entire vessel eliminates the downtime and labor associated with the removal, cleaning, and replacement of...

  • Mixer Systems, Inc.

  • Heavy-Duty Bin Dischargers

    September 5, 2019

    Vibra Screw introduces a line of heavy-duty patented dished-head bin dischargers for large silos. The bin dischargers combine a shallow upper section with a steeper lower cone. This compound shape eliminates bridging and packing at the discharge outlet that is common with single-slope designs. No...

  • Upgraded Silo Protection System

    July 24, 2019

    Two years after introducing the Shield silo protection system, silo pressure safety experts Hycontrol Ltd launches Shield Lite SPS, which protects powder storage silos from the dangers caused by excessive pressure during tanker deliveries. Utilizing purpose-designed pressure monitoring and control...