This Month’s Focus: Weighing & Batching
Measuring bulk density of granular materials continuously in-process
When purchasing a 40-pound bag of dog food, customers expect 40 pounds of dog food — regardless of whether the bag is overflowing or half-full — illustrating the importance of bulk density consistency in today’s manufacturing.
Automated batching system streamlines refractory plant for modern era
HarbinsonWalker International, the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the US, began building a new refractories plant and wanted to include a new batching system to help meet future customer needs and establish higher quality and batch consistency standards.
Weighing and batching: Weighing the options
An efficient weighing and batching system has two key identifiers — timing and accuracy. One approach to developing a system to meet a plant’s needs is to first define the end result deliverables of the process and reverse-engineer from there.
Considerations when adding a conveying system to batching operations
One of the ways to address bulk solids delivery for larger and more frequent batches is to incorporate a conveying system into the process. This article looks at some of the challenges to consider when doing so.
What are some maintenance steps for keeping my weighing and batching system operating efficiently?
Drying Desk: Seven ways to increase your dryer’s production capacity
Columnist John J. Walsh first reviews some drying terminology and method basics. Then he outlines several ways to increase your dryer’s production capacity and — as a result — save money.
Mixing Mechanics: Working with a mixing consultant
In this column, David S. Dickey explains how a consultant might be a worthwhile investment if you’re having mixing-related problems in your plant.
Show Preview: The Chem Show
The 2019 Chem Show will take place October 22-24 at the Javits Center in New York City. The event is aimed at professionals involved in processing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, foods, and other bulk solids.
Troubleshooting pulse-jet dust collection systems
Modular dust collectors and small spaces
January: Mixing & Blending
February: Screening & Classifying
March: Pneumatic Conveying
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
Bagging and packaging
Dust collection and dust control
Mixing and blending
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