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This Month’s Focus: Size Reduction

Identifying and mitigating unwanted particle breakage

This article explains how to test for, quantify, and mitigate unwanted particle breakage in bulk solids handling processes.

Basic jet milling and cosmetic applications

This article provides basic information on jet mills, how they work, and how they’ve evolved for cosmetic applications.

In the spotlight: A S.H.O.T. at saving energy

In this article, PBE interviews one of the teams that reached the finals in the Crush It! Challenge, a Canadian competition aimed at encouraging and developing new, energy-saving technologies to lessen the environmental impact of comminution in the mining industry.

Suppliers’ Tips

What are some tips for keeping my size reduction equipment in top shape?

General Features

Agglomeration Advisor: A glossary of agglomeration terms

Columnist William H. Engelleitner defines a broad range of agglomeration-related terms.

July Content

Seals and bearings for mechanical conveyors

Factors that affect pneumatic conveying — Part 2

Best practices for ribbon blenders

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

Read this short version of our article guidelines – all the basic information you need to know before submitting a technical or application article to PBE.

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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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Special Sections
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
Screening & Classifying
Explosion Protection
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