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Those who deal with biomass know it can be very difficult to handle, but why? Let’s compare biomass to bulk materials/powders for a moment. Both bulk materials and biomass have internal friction, can form piles, are sensitive to pressure, and … Continue reading
Co-Author: Jesús Chávez Sagarnaga My definition of “hopper” is a sloped wall converging structure suspended along its top edge from the vertical wall portion of the bin or silo. Hoppers can be conical, wedge, pyramidal or a combination of these shapes. … Continue reading
Changing the oil in my car may be the least favorite chore that I have to do on a regular basis. Taking 30 minutes to sit in a garage while the oil is drained and replaced is a huge hassle, … Continue reading
Let me ask a simple question – can you recall the last time you received effective training that yielded an immediate payback/return-on-investment (ROI)? If you can recall this training event, can you think why it was effective and impactful? What … Continue reading
It’s that time again – a new year is upon us providing a fresh start. Our bellies are full of treats and our minds have had time to rest. We reflect on all that was accomplished in 2016 and plan … Continue reading
Our Project Engineer Josh Marion about effective head and why we use it.
Fixed bed catalytic reactors, in which a gaseous reactant stream passes through a catalyst bed, is frequently used for synthesis, combustion, and effluent treatment. Radial flow reactors are preferred when a low pressure drop is desirable. Fixed bed reactors can … Continue reading
Compared to liquids and gases, chemical engineers’ education in bulk solids is relatively limited. Perhaps that’s why whenever I visit a chemical plant, I can easily identify which lines or equipment handle bulk solids – they are the ones with … Continue reading
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