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This Month’s Focus: Weighing & Batching

Controlling upstream and downstream influences on loss-in-weight feeders

Loss-in-weight feeder performance is affected by a number of influences, both internal and external, on the feeder and feeder process. Understanding the significance of these influences is critical for achieving optimal performance.

Suppliers’ Tips

What steps should I take to maintain batch accuracy with a non-free-flowing material?

General Features

Drying Desk: Tips for continuous fluid-bed dryer design:
Part I

Columnist John J. Walsh discusses points to consider when designing a fluid-bed dryer to ensure that the unit is best-suited for your application.

Pneumatic batch blending: Applications and benefits

Dry bulk material batch blending with a pneumatic blender can be accomplished in the conical hopper of a storage vessel or dense-phase pneumatic conveying transporter, rather than in a mechanical blender, saving time, labor, and capital costs.

Mixing Mechanics: Dealing with powder blending problems

The powder blending process can sometimes be a poorly understood processing step in which design errors can lead to potential blending failures.

Powder Show™ Introductions

Get a sneak peek at some of the equipment and services that exhibitors will showcase at the Powder Show™ September 25-27 in Charlotte, NC.

October Content

Designing dust collection systems

Dust collection and the Internet of Things

Choosing dust collector filter media

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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2018
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)
*Nanotechnology Issue

Buyers Guide
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market