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This Month’s Focus: Weighing & Batching

Selecting a loss-in-weight screw feeder for automated continuous and batching applications

This article describes the three components that most influence a loss-in-weight feeder’s performance and explains how to optimize those components for your material.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I evaluate whether to switch from manual to automatic batching in my process?

General Features

Drying Desk: Avoid litigation with strong dryer process performance guarantees

Columnist John J. Walsh discusses how to avoid litigation with strong dryer process performance guarantees.

Mixing Mechanics: Analyzing the microstructure of blend samples

Columnists Fernando Muzzio and Savitha Panikar explain how chemical imaging can help determine the reason a blended product fails to meet homogeneity specifications.

Lump breaker helps agricultural company reduce wet, sticky material

An international fertilizer producer was struggling with wet, sticky phosphate agglomerates in its small plant. After contacting Franklin Miller for a new lump breaker, those problems were solved.

September Content

Weighing & Batching

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; and the Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market

December: Feeders

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Technical Articles

Write a technical article and win respect for your company’s expertise. PBE’s technical articles are authored by technical professionals for technical professionals. They can be long or short, but whatever the format, they present objective information about how to improve bulk solids processing or handling. Learn more about what we look for, sample topics, how to submit an article, and how we can help you write it.

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Equipment and service providers, share your success story with PBE readers. Case Histories and New Installation articles, Test Center and Custom Processor articles, and Engineering Solution articles all show how your company successfully worked with a customer. Find out what we need to get such a story underway.

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2016
Focus
Special Sections
January
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
February
Screening & Classifying
Explosion Protection
March
Pneumatic Conveying
Bin Level Indicators
April
Drying
Bin Dischargers
May
Bagging & Packaging
Rotary Airlocks
June
Size Reduction
Monitors
July
Mechanical Conveying
1. Filter Media
2. Vacuum Cleaning     Equipment
August
Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource
September
Weighing & Batching
Flow Aids
October
Dust Collection
Valves
November
Storage
Crushers
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market
December
Feeders
Contamination Detectors & Separators
Buyers Guide
Corporation Capabilities Report