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This Month’s Focus: Mechanical Conveying

How to prevent or mitigate a dust explosion in your bucket elevator

A bucket elevator’s unique characteristics make it more vulnerable to and more difficult to protect from dust explosions than other mechanical conveyor types, but there are steps you can take to reduce the explosion potential.

Choosing the optimal screw conveyor

With low cost of ownership and simple construction, a flexible screw conveyor is often an excellent solution for conveying various materials.

Suppliers’ Tips

What type of mechanical conveyor will work best for my fragile material?

General Features

Pneumatic Points to Ponder: Selecting a feeding device

Columnist Jack Hilbert describes a variety of feeders and how to choose the best one for your pneumatic conveying system.

Taking the guesswork out of inventory management

This article explains how a food manufacturer installed load cells on an existing silo to better-monitor flour inventory.

PBE’s Powder Show™ heads to Georgia

Here’s what you need to know to attend the southeast region’s only educational and marketing event dedicated to powder and dry bulk solids processing, handling, and packaging.

August Content

Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource

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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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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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