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Gone With the Wind or Slipped Through the Cracks

  If you are handling a blend of powder ingredients such that some of the ingredients are relatively fine and others are coarse, did you ever experience that the ingredients were separating during handling? Were you ever left wondering where … Continue reading

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I Can’t Get Away From Bulk Solids … or my Co-Workers … Even on the Weekend!

  They are everywhere. Or at least their footprints. I wake up Saturday morning looking at my alarm clock. The plastic case, the magnet in the speaker, the glass face – were all bulk solids once. The very fact that … 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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Why I Love Powder Handling

Why do I love my job?  Last week I received a call from a past client, Dan.  He and I had worked on a project over ten years ago.  I remember the project well.  The powder handled has some unique … Continue reading

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