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This Month’s Focus: Dust Collection

Simple installation tips and troubleshooting basics for pulse-jet dust collection systems

This article explains design, maintenance, and installation basics for pulse-jet dust collectors.

Combustible dust compliance via proper housekeeping

Combustible dust hazards have come into greater focus over the past several years with the development of new compliance standards. Even so, misconceptions remain that stand in the way of companies taking appropriate actions to protect their workers and facilities from combustible dust.

Using a modular dust collector to save floor space

Many dust collectors are built as a singular, large, welded assembly, and sometimes that can make installation, space efficiency, and upgrades a challenge.

Suppliers’ Tips

What are some common pitfalls companies face when choosing a dust collector?

General Features

Particle Professor: Breaking up is hard to do: Particle agglomeration

Columnists Ray Cocco and Ben Freireich discuss agglomeration with the understanding that knowing the mechanism will help you meet your goal — whether you want agglomeration to occur or you’re trying to avoid it.

November Content

Proactive silo maintenance

Adding an inlet to your pneumatic conveying system

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 facility 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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2019
Focus
Special Sections
January
Mixing & Blending
Bulk Bags & Equipment
February
Screening & Classifying
Explosion Protection
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

Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market