Monthly Archives: July 2013

Storage Capacity Required in a Bin, Silo, or Stockpile

  When developing the functional design for a bin, silo or stockpile, the required live (i.e., useable) storage capacity is essential. We often find that the design criteria define the capacity without clarifying if it indicates total capacity or live … Continue reading

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Bulk Solids Storage Structures – Rehabilitation and Modification

I am on vacation in México at the moment enjoying family and the nice weather.  Certainly, my vacations do not relate to storage structures but they do make me think about all the emerging economies in the world, such as … Continue reading

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Pneumatic Conveying Testing

I love my job.  Sometimes I feel like I’m on a reality TV show, one of those shows where a group of people open an envelope together, and it reads “ your challenge today is …..”. In our San Luis … Continue reading

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Size Does Matter – Just Ask DEM

  As I sit down to write this week’s blog entry I can’t help but think about my early years as a senior mechanical engineering student in the early 2000’s starting to use this novel tool that I had never … Continue reading

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Silos Design Limits

  I have spent my entire professional career – now approaching 43 years – at Jenike & Johanson. Working with clients to solve or prevent problems involving the storage, flow and processing of bulk solids has been both challenging and … Continue reading

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Enterprise Bank Honors Jenike & Johanson As Business Of The Year

2013 Celebration of Excellence Awards recognizes Jenike & Johanson’s Leadership and Tenacity May 8, 2013 – Tyngsboro, MA – On Tuesday evening, May 7 2013, before over 1,800 business and community leaders, Enterprise Bank presented its 2013 Celebration of Excellence … Continue reading

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