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This Month’s Focus: Storage

What to consider when selecting a silo

When selecting a new bulk solids silo, determining your application’s requirements in advance can help the supplier provide an efficient, cost-effective design.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I keep my storage vessel in top condition?

General Features

Ensuring reliable material flow into your pneumatic conveying system

Columnist Jack D. Hilbert describes material flow problems, patterns, and properties that can ultimately affect pneumatic conveying system performance.

Using ANSI/ASHRAE Test Standard 199 to improve dust collector selection

This Q&A discusses how Standard 199 can benefit bulk solids plant operators.

New bagging line handles easily aerated material

Synthetic amorphous silica (SAS) has a very fine particle size and easily entrains air. This was making packing difficult for the material producer, so it began investigating options. After contacting suppliers, several stated that packaging at the desired target rate wasn’t possible. Then came the Concetti Group.

Secondary rail-to-truck loading system keeps cement shipments on track

A cement producer installing rail-to-storage distribution terminals at two US locations required a secondary system. The company contacted Penta Industrial Corp. to engineer the projects.

December Content


Issue Focuses

January: Mixing & Blending

February: Screening & Classifying

March: Pneumatic Conveying

April: Drying

May: Bagging & Packaging

June: Size Reduction

July: Mechanical Conveying

August: Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource

September: Weighing & Batching

October: Dust Collection

November: Storage; and the Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market

December: Feeders

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Special Sections
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
Screening & Classifying
Explosion Protection
Pneumatic Conveying
Bin Level Indicators
Bin Dischargers
Bagging & Packaging
Rotary Airlocks
Size Reduction
Mechanical Conveying
1. Filter Media
2. Vacuum Cleaning     Equipment
Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource
Weighing & Batching
Flow Aids
Dust Collection
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market
Contamination Detectors & Separators
Buyers Guide
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market