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This Month’s Focus: Weighing & Batching

What to consider when choosing an automated batching system

Automated batching can overcome the inaccuracy, limited output, and other problems associated with manual batching operations.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I evaluate whether to switch from manual to automatic batching in my process?

General Features

Drying Desk: Factors that influence particulate solids drying

Columnist John J. Walsh discusses different issues that can affect results when drying particulate solids using a convection or a conduction dryer.

Comparing air sources for valve-bag air packers

An air packer requires a reliable source of low-pressure, high-volume air to fluidize and convey material during bagging.

Mixing Mechanics: Blend uniformity in continuous mixing

Columnists Fernando J. Muzzio and Golshid Keyvan explain the effect of blend uniformity on product quality and discuss ways to help you achieve that uniformity.

Powder Show™ Introductions

Here’s a look at some of the products and services that will be on display at Powder and Bulk Engineering’s 2017 Midwest Powder Show™ & Conference, which will be held September 27-29 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.

October Content

Optimizing your dust collection system

Dealing with combustible dust

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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2017
Focus
Special Sections
January
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
February
Screening & Classifying
1. Explosion Protection
2. Air Pollution Control (APC)
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)
Buyers Guide
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market