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This Month’s Focus: Size Reduction

Properly milling limestone

Wake Stone Corp., a mining company specializing in construction and agricultural materials, needed to find a mill able to provide a consistent particle size and quality. Stedman Machine’s test center helped the company do just that.

Milling trona for dry sorbent injection

This article discusses how particle size reduction can help boost trona’s effectiveness and efficiency in stack gas pollutant removal.

Suppliers’ Tips

I have frequent material changeovers in my size reduction operation. What type of milling equipment would be best?

General Features

Agglomeration Advisor: Eight tips for controlling bacteria levels in rewet agglomerated powders

Columnist Eric Matovich offers tips on ways to control pathogenic bacteria when rewet agglomerating powders for high-care markets.

System selection criteria for successful vacuum transfer of fragile material

Material velocity, vacuum level, and phase flow all become important when evaluating and choosing a vacuum conveyor system for fragile bulk solids.

Show Preview: Pack Expo International

More than 2,500 exhibitors are expected at Pack Expo International, which will take place October 14-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

July Content

Safely conveying hazardous materials in bucket elevators

How to avoid material handling system component wear

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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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