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This Month’s Focus: Screening & Classifying

An introduction to dry powder classification

This article explains the basics of dry powder classification and describes some of the most common classification methods available for bulk solids manufacturing applications.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I improve overall screening efficiency for an older screener?

General Features

Dust Doctor: Factors affecting dust capture hood performance

Columnist John A. Constance discusses different dust capture hood design options and explains how process requirements and equipment operators can influence hood performance.

Scrubber cleans airstream

Cresco Foods had no filtration system on its dryer, and the moisture and particulate being exhausted during the drying process was plugging ductwork. Unplugging the ductwork required system shutdown and was costing the company time and money.

Particle Professor: Particulate solids and flow behavior: Phase matters

Columnist Ray Cocco describes the various phases of powder and bulk solids flow and how those phases can impact your process.

Show Preview: IAOM Conference & Expo

The 122nd Annual International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM) Conference & Expo will take place April 9-13 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center in Atlanta, GA.

Show Preview: GEAPS Exchange 2018

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) Exchange 2018 will be held March 24-27 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver CO.

March Content

Pneumatic conveying

Dust collector filter technology

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

The Basics

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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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Other Opportunities for Editorial Coverage

See your company highlighted on PBE’s cover and editorial pages. PBE is proud to feature bulk solids processing and handling equipment and service companies that serve our readers. Discover the many ways your company can gain free coverage in the magazine.

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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