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Now you see it… KABOOM!! – and then you don’t

Disclaimer: Do not try this experiment unless you are highly trained in dust explosions, flash fires, and combustible material handling and safety incident response. Only qualified and trained safety personnel should attempt any experiment involving combustible materials. Jenike & Johanson … Continue reading

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What’s the Number One Rule of Powder Handling?

The number one rule of powder handling is that there are exceptions to every rule! Consider wall friction. In order to achieve mass flow and prevent ratholing, the walls of a hopper must be steep enough and low enough in … Continue reading

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