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This Month’s Focus: Storage

A proactive approach to maintaining your silo

Preventive maintenance and care is the most effective way to ensure the integrity of concrete and steel silos.

Tips for making the most of your silo inspection

A well-maintained storage silo can last upward of 20 years. Part of maintaining that silo involves including it in a general inspection plan.

Identifying and mitigating combustible dust explosion hazards in storage equipment

Any combustible bulk solid — and even some normally non-combustible solids when reduced into small enough particles — can cause an explosion when certain concentrations and conditions occur.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I avoid material buildup problems on my silo walls?

General Features

Pneumatic Points to Ponder: Evaluating how adding a second material inlet can affect your pneumatic conveying system

Columnist Jack D. Hilbert revisits a previously covered topic on how adding another material inlet to an already efficiently running pneumatic conveying system might affect that system.

Show Preview: IPPE — International Production & Processing Expo

More than 1,500 exhibitors will be on hand at the 2020 International Production & Processing Expo, which will take place January 28-30 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

December Content

Vibratory feeders and conveyors

Designing mass flow and funnel flow hoppers

Paul Solt tribute

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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2019
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
1. Monitors
2. Air Pollution Control (APC)
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
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market
December
Feeders
1. Contamination Detectors &     Separators
2. Air Pollution Control (APC)
*Nanotechnology Issue

Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market