Powder and Bulk Engineering
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Skip Navigation LinksHome) Item Details
Powder and Bulk Engineering is a technical publication devoted to readers in the bulk solids market, worldwide.
Case Histories
Item Details:
Publication Date: 01/1993
Pages: 3
PDF Format
Related Item(s):
Recommended Item:
Airlocks provide powerful solution for grain company's generating facility

When lock hoppers with adjustable shoe-type rotary feeders required frequent maintenance, a grain company's power-generating facility switched to rotary airlocks.

Power Systems Operations, Danville, Ill., supplies steam for plant processes and electric generation at Lauhoff Grain, located next door. In 1988, the power-generating facility installed a circulating fluidized bed combustor that burns coal at 226,000 lb/h to supply 965°F steam at 1,550 psig.

To read this entire article:

You may purchase this article now for personal use. Simply click the Buy Item button above, enter your payment details, and download the article. It will be available to you for 7 days for viewing, printing, or saving for future reference. All articles are copyrighted by CSC Publishing, Inc. and cannot be used for commercial purposes without express permission in writing from the Publisher. This includes but is not limited to: web posting, printing, or sharing via email.


Your payment information is forwarded in an encrypted form, using 40- or 128-bit Secure Socket Layer technology, only to our payment gateway ( for processing.


To view an article, you must have Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Click on the icon to download Acrobat Reader free of charge.

      Copyright 2014, CSC Publishing Inc. ALL Rights Reserved * Privacy policy