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This Month’s Focus: Mechanical Conveying

Specifying seals and bearings for mechanical conveyors

This article outlines how seals work and discusses application examples of seals and bearings used with mechanical conveyors.

Suppliers’ Tips

What advantages can mechanical conveying provide versus pneumatic conveying?

General Features

Pneumatic Points To Ponder: Factors that affect pneumatic conveying — Part II

Columnist Jack D. Hilbert follows up on Part I of his “Factors that affect pneumatic conveying” column (PBE, March 2019, p.18) in which he discusses a variety of issues that may need to be addressed when pneumatically conveying materials.

A best-practice guide for ribbon blenders

This article aims to provide a better understanding of the operating principles, important features, and limitations of ribbon blenders while also highlighting some basic best practices for efficient ribbon blender operation.

Designing hoppers to optimize material flow

This article explains how hopper and hopper-to-feeder transition design can help offset material flow problems.

Show Preview: Pack Expo Las Vegas

More than 2,000 exhibitors and 30,000 attendees are expected at Pack Expo Las Vegas, which will be held September 23-25 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

August Content

PBE’s Annual Reference & Buyer’s Resource — 2019-2020 Edition

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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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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Application Articles

Equipment and service providers, share your success story with PBE readers. Case Histories and New Installation articles, Test Center and Custom Processor articles, and Engineering Solution articles all show how your company successfully worked with a customer. Find out what we need to get such a story underway.

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Plant Tour Articles

Readers, are you proud of your plant? Help us take PBE readers on a tour showing off your faciity and its bulk solids processing and handling operations and equipment. Read this guide to find out what we need to feature your company in a Plant Tour article.

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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

Buyers Guide