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This Month’s Focus: Drying

Preventing thermal particle damage in your continuous convection dryer

Many plant operators believe they’re losing material in their continuous convection dryers but don’t know how or why. Here are some answers.

Dust collection upgrades help drying plant clear the air

A California rice drying company installs bin vents with nanofiber filters on an existing cyclone to meet increasingly stringent emissions standards.

Suppliers’ Tips

What safety-monitoring equipment or controls should my dryer include?

General Features

Mixing Mechanics: Continuous versus batch powder blending

Columnist Fernando Muzzio discusses the pros and cons of both continuous and batch blending.

Double-flapgate airlock valve: A solution for tough applications

Keeping a bulk solids processing or handling system airtight is critical for both operational efficiency and worker safety. A double-flapgate airlock valve can help be the answer.

April Content

Bagging and Packaging

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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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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Readers, are you proud of your plant? Help us take PBE readers on a tour showing off your faciity and its bulk solids processing and handling operations and equipment. Read this guide to find out what we need to feature your company in a Plant Tour article.

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2015
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
December
Feeders
Contamination Detectors & Separators
Buyers Guide
Corporation Capabilities Report