Monthly Archives: November 2013

From Beaches to Silos: How a Missed Opportunity Leads to a US Patent

A few years ago I was sitting with a colleague in a conference room in Jamaica, waiting for the plant to get back online so we could inspect flow through a bauxite silo.  Not exactly a beach story!  One discussion … Continue reading

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Jenike & Johanson Registers with the DDTC

  November 13, 2013 Tyngsboro, MA –  Jenike & Johanson have now registered with the Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). As the DDTC contends, registration is primarily a means to provide the U.S. Government with necessary … Continue reading

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Watch Out for Discharge Rate Limitations!

Time and time again, I see systems for storing and handling fine bulk materials that have been significantly undersized.  I have seen an application where initial designs for a fine powder bin would only be capable of discharging reliably at … Continue reading

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