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This Month’s Focus: Screening & Classifying

Pros and cons of antiblinding devices

Mesh blinding is one of the most common problems in any screening operation. This article discusses how blinding occurs and discusses pros and cons of devices that can help avoid the problem.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I safely screen a combustible bulk solid material?

General Features

Particle Professor: Quantifying particle attrition

Columnist Ray Cocco discusses particle attrition testing and how understanding its limitations can provide a wealth of information on how particles will or won’t break up in your application.

Gently blending for increased detergent quality

Contract manufacturer APCO Packaging wanted to expand production capacity to meet the laundry-detergent-blending needs of one of its largest customers. The operation turned to Eirich Machines, a familiar and trusted equipment supplier.

Dust Doctor: Six cost-saving considerations for your dust collection system

Columnist John A. Constance discusses actions you can take to reduce the cost of operating your dust collection system.

Show Preview: GEAPS Exchange 2019

GEAPS Exchange 2019, sponsored by the Grain Elevator & Processing Society, will take place March 9-12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA. In addition to the exhibition hall, the event will provide nearly 40 hours of education sessions and workshops, some of which qualify for partial CEUs.

March Content

Pneumatic conveying basics

Assessing dust hazards

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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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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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

Buyers Guide
Annual Guide to the Powder & Bulk Market