Monthly Archives: September 2013

Is My Dry Bulk Cargo Safe for Shipment?

Several bulk cargo ships transporting fine and moist iron or nickel ore have capsized after becoming unstable from product shift.  The cause of the loss of cargo stability has its roots in the ability of certain bulk solids, which seem … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Solids Handling Problems Kill Your Great Idea!

A few years back a client came to us in a panic.  The investors were ready to pull the plug on a new technology converting biomass to energy because non-uniform feed into the reactor was not allowing the pilot process … Continue reading

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Like Saving Money? Get Assurance for Your Bulk Material Handling Project

When people ask me what I like best about my job, lots of things come to mind but the answer is easy. I love the feeling of accomplishment that I get from being able to point at something and say … Continue reading

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Addressing a Uniformity Problem – What Matters?

Poor uniformity is often caused by poor blending or segregation between a blending step and the creation of the product, whether the product is still in bulk solid form such as a 50 pound bag or transformed to an end … Continue reading

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