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Is paying for engineering design worth it?

Over the last 3.5 years of working at Jenike & Johanson I have been called to troubleshoot and fix many bulk material handling systems. Most of the time these systems need adjustments because a line designed to handle one material is asked to … Continue reading

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That new Purge Column smell…

  I am old enough to remember the “new car smell” of the interior of a new automobile. Whenever my parents purchased a new vehicle, they seemed excited when inhaling alkanes and residual styrene monomers. I, on the other hand, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Flow Aids

It is not hard to imagine that early in our evolution the first people to store powder or ground material in a container very quickly found themselves hitting the container to get the stuff out. This was usually caused by … Continue reading

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You Never Know Where A Site Visit Might Take You.

If a client has an existing problem, or is starting work on a new project, it is very important to get on-site to discuss our work. Going on-site allows us to efficiently gather the most information about the project. If a … Continue reading

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The consolidation of snow

I was always on the losing side of a snowball fight, until I joined Jenike & Johanson. Snowballs lofted at me by my enemies would invariably leave a mark, whereas snowballs that I tossed would disintegrate as they sailed towards my … Continue reading

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Join us at Coal-Gen and Power-Gen next week

  Join regional manager, Jayant Khambekar Ph.D., next week at Coal-Gen and Power-Gen 2015 in Las Vegas. December 8th Dr. Khambekar will be leading an open discussion on the challenges that face renewables and the reliable delivery of fuel to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

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Beware the hazards of collapsing bulk solids

Recently there was a sad and sobering story on the news: three girls died after they were buried in canola seed while playing on a grain truck at their family farm in Alberta. One girl was 13 and her twin … Continue reading

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John Carson Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. John Carson has been awarded AIChE’s (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) 2015 PTF (Particle Technology Forum) award. The Award recognizes a forum member’s lifetime outstanding scientific/technical contributions to the field of particle technology, as well as leadership in promoting … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Bittencourt da Costa presenting at Centro Universitário da FEI

  Elizabeth Bittencourt da Costa, an engineer in our Brazilian office, recently presented to the Centro Universitário da FEI during their engineering week. Here’s the course in her own words: No dia 14 de Outubro realizei uma apresentação na Semana da Engenharia do Centro … Continue reading

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