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This Month’s Focus: Mechanical Conveying

Using aeromechanical conveyors for difficult-to-handle materials

An aeromechanical conveyor combines the simplicity and energy efficiency of common mechanical conveying methods with the capacity and effectiveness of a pneumatic conveying system.

Suppliers’ Tips

What considerations are often forgotten when selecting the appropriate mechanical conveyor for a project?

General Features

Listening to the material you want to convey

Columnist Jack Hilbert explains how to “listen” to a material.

The challenges of powder characterization

Understanding powder behavior is essential for optimizing bulk solids production processes and developing high-quality products.

Screening out tough agglomerates

A new $60 million chemical manufacturing plant was having problems. The plant was built to manufacture a spherical bulk solid product, but the manufacturing process also generated particulate fines that were forming agglomerates. Enter Elcan Industries.

PBE’s Midwest Powder Show™ & Conference Preview: The Powder Show returns to the Midwest.

A look at what you need to know about Powder 17, The Midwest Powder Show™ & Conference, which will be held September 27-29 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, OH.

August Content

The 2017-2018 PBE Reference & Buyer’s Resource

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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2017
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)
Buyers Guide
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market