Bulk Handling Equipment Design & Supply

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Custom Engineered Equipment Supply

When faced with unique bulk material handling challenges, Jenike & Johanson can provide innovative equipment designs engineered for your challenging applications.  In today’s competitive manufacturing environment, bulk solids equipment must work from the start, operate reliably, and have a long service life.

During equipment engineering, we carefully consider the flowability of the bulk material, as determined through flow properties testing.  This approach eliminates typical problems seen in bulk material handling designs when the equipment is specified without a complete understanding of a material’s flow behavior or unique characteristics such as abrasiveness, friability (attrition or breakage of particles), or dustiness.

Explore the bulk material testers we can supply.

Custom designed mass flow screw feeders.

Custom transfer chute arrangement.


Equipment We Can Design for You

  • Mass flow screw feeder – critical for maintaining mass flow from a hopper
  • J-Purge™ gas system – highly efficient, energy saving method for solids purging
  • Slide or pin gate with expansion joint – robust shut-off gates for slotted outlets
  • Solids Pump® – gas sealing screw for dosing solids into pressurized systems
  • J-Purge™ Gas Delivery System
  • Transfer Chute
  • Mass Flow Tumble Blender
  • BINSERT® Container
  • Y-Branch Chute
  • Anti-Segregation Distributor
  • Mass Flow Container

Reliable flow often depends upon seemingly small, but very significant, construction details. To ensure that our equipment works effectively, we take responsibility for all such details when we supply custom equipment.  The result is dependable, quality equipment with a long life.

Our Expertise

Unique Experiences

  • Design of hand-held seasonings applicator for one of the world’s largest fast food companies. Equipment designed to accurately dose seasoning reliably and without segregating the blend.
  • Engineering of an automated let-down tube/sock system for preventing dusting and fluidization segregation during discharge of a fine powder from a tumble blender to a bin
  • Development of large-sized slide gate design (with opening of 2 m by 4 m) for a high capacity mining application
  • Prototype design and testing of pilot-scale biomass feed system and design for commercial-scale unit
Jenike & Johanson engineer
Jenike & Johanson engineer

Do You Need an Engineer to Help You With Bulk Handling Equipment Design & Supply?

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