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This Month’s Focus: Screening & Classifying

A short introduction to long-stroke screeners

Screeners used in dry bulk processes must meet three, often competing, requirements: separation accuracy, high-capacity throughput, and efficient operation. When handling a fragile material, the screener also must be gentle, and for many applications, a long-stroke screener is your best choice.

Suppliers’ Tips

How often should I replace my screener’s screens and antiblinding devices?

General Features

Dust Doctor: How to make sure your dust collection system won’t work right

Columnist John A. Constance takes a look at everything you can do to ensure that your dust collection system won’t work correctly.

Particle Professor: Diplegs: More on getting down with particles in fluidized beds

Columnist Ray Cocco discusses how to design a dipleg to transfer fluidized particles from a cyclone to a fluidized bed.

Energy-saving strategies for operating your dust collection system — Part II

To cut your dust collection system’s fan energy costs, you not only need to optimize the fan’s energy use, you need to balance the airflow through the dust collection system’s duct network as well. Part II of this two-part article explains how to do that. (See January PBE for Part I, which describes optimizing your system’s efficiency using fan control devices.)

March Content

Pneumatic Conveying

How to troubleshoot false differential pressure readings in your baghouse

How to get better grinding performance with pneumatic conveying

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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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