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This Month’s Focus: Pneumatic Conveying

Factors that affect pneumatic conveying — Part I

Columnist Jack Hilbert discusses the effects of temperature and moisture on pneumatic conveying system design, equipment selection, and operation.

Pneumatic conveying system classification

Understanding the strengths and limitations of different types of pneumatic conveying systems can help you choose the one best suited to your application.

Suppliers’ Tips

How can I select a pneumatic conveying system for my fragile, friable material?

General Features

How to begin your dust hazards analysis

Every manufacturing operation that generates, processes, or handles combustible dust is required to complete a dust hazards analysis (DHA). This article provides an overview of the DHA process and requirements.

Inventory management beyond the bin

Monitoring and measuring bulk solids in piles, bunkers, and warehouses is necessary for many facilities, but there are obstacles that can hinder the accuracy of those measurements.

Show Preview: 2019 IAOM Conference & Expo

More than 250 exhibitors focused on milling and processing are expected at the International Association of Operative Millers’ annual expo and conference in Denver, CO, April 15-19.

Show Preview: Interphex 2019

More than 12,000 attendees and 625 exhibitors are expected at Interphex 2019, which will be held April 2-4 at the Javits Center in New York City.

April Content

Spray drying specialty ingredients

Troubleshooting continuous feeder performance

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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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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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