Flow aids' good vibrations improve material flow
When plugged bins and chutes reduced productivity, a zinc producer installed flow aids with vibrating panels, which improved material flow.
Zinc Corporation of America's [ZCA's] Monaca, Pa., plant supplies zinc-based products to industries involved with steel, rubber, chemicals, and paint. Major products include zinc metal, zinc oxide, and zinc dust. ZCA is the world's largest producer of zinc value-added products.