- Combustible Dust & Static Electricity - Dr. Vahid Ebadat - Chilworth Technology, Inc.
- Explosion Venting/Suppression - Dr. Gerd Mayer - Rembe, Inc.
- Mechanical Conveying - Bill Mecke, P.E. - KWS
- Mixing & Blending - Bob Luebbe - Custom Powder Systems
- Powder Flow - Eric Maynard - Jenike & Johanson
- Screening & Classifying - Manfred Bruckner - J. Engelsmann AG
- Weighing Systems & Scales - Jim Rodina - Sartorius
- I am working on a project with part of the process to transport ground lime f...
A screw feeder is the most preferred way to meter ground limestone to a paddle mixer. Screw feeders can be designed to be totall... read more - July 24th, 2014
Answered by: Bill Mecke, P.E.
- Can you make a discharge station that will work with my bins even if they wer...
Yes, many times we make our fill/discharge stations to accommodate a wide variety of bins from other manufacturers. The critical... read more - February 13th, 2014
Answered by: Bob Luebbe
- How prevalent is the application of explosion venting in electrostatic precip...
Electrostatic precipitators are not typically used with combustible materials. In some rare cases in which traces of combusti... read more - July 3rd, 2014
Answered by: Dr. Gerd Mayer
- Is plastic of any sort allowed in explosive atmospheres? Where we use alcohol...
Generally speaking, the use of non-conductive materials (plastics) should be avoided in locations where flammable gas/vapor atmo... read more - November 14th, 2014
Answered by: Dr. Vahid Ebadat
- We tried conveying fumed silica into a tank with a bucket elevator. No luck c...
You have indicated that you are handling fumed silica, which is a very fine, and low bulk density material. We often see fumed s... read more - September 24th, 2014
Answered by: Eric Maynard
- In this application, a one part adhesive is dispensed onto a plate (4 in. dia...
Based on the information provided it would appear this actually needs both a weighing element and a vision element. You can chec... read more - July 15th, 2014
Answered by: Jim Rodina
- I’m in the confectionary business and we handle small almond particles. Our...
Yes, use a long-stroke screen for these applications. The long-stroke screen is equipped with a limit stop that works like a smo... read more - September 30th, 2014
Answered by: Manfred Bruckner
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