This Month’s Focus: Mixing & Blending
Five fundamentals for effective blend sampling
Poor sampling techniques can leave you uncertain or even dead wrong about your blend’s uniformity. This article describes five fundamentals for ensuring that your sampling process accurately demonstrates your blend quality.
Rotary batch mixer resolves color inconsistency problems for a decorative concrete products company
Customer complaints about unpredictable color variations and less-than-adequate material performance led a concrete products company to make a major change.
What are some general tips for reducing our mixer’s operating costs?
Drying Desk: Pros and cons of indirect-contact drying
The columnist discusses the advantages and limitations of indirect-contact drying.
Agglomeration Advisor: Sustainability and agglomeration
The columnist discusses how sustainability can benefit companies that use agglomeration.
Five factors to consider when choosing a screw conveyor for a high-temperature application
Many bulk solids processes require conveying high-temperature materials. Properly selected, a screw conveyor can be a good solution for such an application. This article discusses five factors you need to consider when choosing a screw conveyor to convey your high-temperature material.
Achieving particle size reduction with a multirow cage mill
A cage mill can meet demanding size-reduction specs for an enormous range of materials, including limestone, aggregate, clay, shale, fertilizer, distillers’ grains, detergent, corn, salt, coal, and more. This article describes how a multirow cage mill works and discusses performance factors that can help achieve your desired particle size reduction.
Energy-saving strategies for operating your dust collection system — Part I
When your dust collection system is successfully keeping your plant clean, it’s easy to assume that everything’s fine. But if the system airflow is higher than it needs to be, it’s wasting energy and increasing the system’s operating costs. This two-part article describes two strategies for optimizing your dust collection system’s fan energy costs. In this issue: Using fan control devices.
Introduction to long-stroke screening
Fluidized bed processing: Diplegs and standpipes
January: Mixing & Blending
February: Screening & Classifying
March: Pneumatic Conveying
May: Bagging & Packaging
June: Size Reduction
July: Mechanical Conveying
August: Annual Buyer’s Guide
September: Weighing & Batching
October: Dust Collection
Bagging and packaging
Dust collection and dust control
Mixing and blending
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