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This Month’s Focus: Pneumatic Conveying

Material density and pneumatic conveying

Columnist Jack D. Hilbert discusses how bulk density differences between two materials can affect a pneumatic conveying system’s design and overall performance.

Reducing wear in pneumatic conveying system components

Wear can be a problem in any pneumatic conveying system, especially when conveying abrasive materials or operating at high velocities. This article discusses ways you can limit elbow and other fitting wear in your system.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I select a pneumatic conveying system for my fragile, friable material?

General Features

Filtering through your dust collection options

For years, dust collectors have been an integral part of plant safety in powder and bulk handling facilities, but many equipment suppliers have created new technologies that expand filter choices that plant operators have for dust collection.

Flour power: Adding storage to help growth

A grain supplier/miller added 75,000 cubic feet of storage space in the form of 19 silos to increase milling capacity and expand into new markets.

Show Preview: Interphex 2018

Interphex 2018 will take place April 17-19 at the Javits Center in New York City.

April Content


Mixing Mechanics

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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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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Special Sections
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
Screening & Classifying
1. Explosion Protection
2. Air Pollution Control (APC)
Pneumatic Conveying
Bin Level Indicators
Bin Dischargers
Bagging & Packaging
Rotary Airlocks
Size Reduction
1. Monitors
2. Air Pollution Control (APC)
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
1. Contamination Detectors &     Separators
2. Air Pollution Control (APC)
*Nanotechnology Issue

Buyers Guide
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market