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This Month’s Focus: Pneumatic Conveying

Pneumatic Points To Ponder: What’s all this cfm stuff about?

Columnist Jack Hilbert reviews what cubic feet per minute (cfm) and related terms mean — exactly — when discussing gas volume and velocity in a pneumatic conveying system.

How to get better grinding performance with pneumatic conveying

A well-designed vacuum pneumatic conveying system is essential to achieving top performance in many bulk solids grinding operations.

Test center finds powder conveying solutions

An equipment supplier’s tests help a company choose a pneumatic conveying system for magnesium oxide powder.

Suppliers’ Tips

What do we need to know to pneumatically convey our chunky, slightly sticky material?

General Features

How to troubleshoot false differential pressure readings in your baghouse

An unexpected differential pressure reading can be the first indication that something has gone wrong in a baghouse dust collection system.

Batching system increases recipe flexibility

A new bulk batching system allows a company to increase its manufacturing capacity by more than 50 percent.

April Content


Preventing thermal particle damage in your continuous convection dryer

Dust collection upgrades help drying plant clear the air

Issue Focuses

January: Mixing & Blending

February: Screening & Classifying

March: Pneumatic Conveying

April: Drying

May: Bagging & Packaging

June: Size Reduction

July: Mechanical Conveying

August: Annual Buyer’s Guide

September: Weighing & Batching

October: Dust Collection

November: Storage

December: Feeders

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Special Sections
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
Screening & Classifying
Explosion Protection
Pneumatic Conveying
Bin Level Indicators
Bin Dischargers
Bagging & Packaging
Rotary Airlocks
Size Reduction
Mechanical Conveying
1. Filter Media
2. Vacuum Cleaning     Equipment
Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource
Weighing & Batching
Flow Aids
Dust Collection
Contamination Detectors & Separators
Buyers Guide
Corporation Capabilities Report