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  • Vibrator Mounting Solution

    November 15, 2018

    This versatile mounting solution for bins, hoppers and chutes -- with no welding, drilling or tapping required -- speeds up vibrator installation and eliminates the usual system downtime. Designed to adhere to circumferences of less than 24 in. (including high arcs, odd angles, or limited spaces...

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  • New Battery-Powered SPL-100 Laser Level Sensor

    November 9, 2018

    The SPL-100 battery-powered single point laser allows use of level sensors on silos or in remote locations where inventory monitoring has not been feasible. The SPL-100 is powered by a lithium battery, taking interval readings from once an hour to once a day, with a projected battery life of three...

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  • Storage Silos 101

    September 26, 2018

    You would think after all these years that our industry would realize that there is a scientific approach to solids handling and therefore silo design. The field of bulk solids handling was developed due mainly to the work of Dr. Andrew W. Jenike, who pioneered the theory of bulk solids flow at the...

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  • Creating a Detailed and Accurate Picture of Solids Storage

    September 12, 2018

    Anyone who works with powder and granular products quickly learns how these materials can misbehave. Some have almost liquid-like characteristics, but most tend to form clumps, especially when stored in large quantities. When this happens, they resist flowing, tend to clog pipes and ducts, and...

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  • Lightweight Food-Grade Vibrators

    August 27, 2018

    Martin Vibration Systems & Solutions (MVSS) introduces a series of food-grade pneumatic vibrators that enhance movement of moist, powdered, granular, or pelleted material through small hoppers, bins, and tubes.  The Bantam Series offers powerful vibration and versatility in a small...

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  • BinMaster, Stockpile Reports Team Up for Integrated Inventory

    August 15, 2018

    Companies that store materials in bins and stockpiles can now manage inventory for both using a single system. BinMaster and Stockpile Reports have joined forces to improve material management for companies that demand better control and accuracy of inventory volume and value. The partnership...

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  • CST, Fike, and CTI Join Forces

    August 13, 2018

    Building on its 125+ year legacy as a leading bolted steel tank, silo, and aluminum dome manufacturer, CST Industries announces a new strategic partnership with industrial safety solutions manufacturer, Fike, and environmental and safety consulting firm, Conversion Technology Inc. (CTI). CST...

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  • Howden Roots LLC

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  • Honeyville Metal Inc

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  • Solids Level Measurement in the Food & Beverage Industry

    June 19, 2018

    Thousands of bins, hoppers, and silos dot the food and beverage industry landscape (see Figure 1), holding grains, sugars, malts, powders, and other products. But how much product is really in those bulk solid storage systems? In many cases, companies don’t know because they may or may not...

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