Monthly Archives: August 2013

Riddle me this… what does a hopper and lampshade have in common?

The answer to this riddle may not be obvious, but, it is quite simple…the hopper and lampshade have the same angle!  This is shown in the graphic. As with a lampshade (see “A”), a hopper must be made economically.  Consequently, … Continue reading

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Jenike & Johanson’s New Houston Office – It Couldn’t Have Come at a Better Time!

I was living in the North East for the past 13 years.  This summer when I moved to Houston to start Jenike & Johanson’s new office, many people jokingly said, “You chose the best time for your move!”  For those … Continue reading

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Handling Moist Bulk Solids When Freezing Occurs

Handling of moist bulk solids when temperatures fall below 0°C is a challenge for operations; flow problems will occur.  Freezing related flow problems are due to temperature differences between the bulk solid and contact surfaces.  The following describe four possible … Continue reading

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