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April 1, 2014

Overcoming Solids Caking with Flow Aids

A wide range of passive and active flow aids are available to assist gravity flow of solids from bins and hoppers

Joseph Marinelli,  Solids Handling Technologies, Inc.

The propensity for fine solid materials to cake can lead to flow problems that will adversely affect processes. When material caking disrupts gravity flow, a range of flow aid approaches are available to solve a variety of flow issues. This article discusses the operation of passive and active flow aids, as well as considerations for their use...

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