Author Archives: Tom Troxel

How to Lose Weight – In a Feeder

Loss-in-weight feeders are a common feature of many solids handling processes. Many vendors offer well developed, sophisticated systems that are generally easy to operate, maintenance friendly and available in a wide range of sizes to fit feed rates from a … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Supermodeler-Modeling Solids Handling

So, now that I have your attention, I’ll admit that I have geeky affinity for modeling solids handling processes. The challenge of developing a model for part of a process to validate predictions or to develop a design always interests … Continue reading

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