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This bulk-bag filler has a built-in densification system

This company’s four-post bulk-bag filler system (photo) features heavy-duty tubular carbon-steel frame construction for strength and durability. It is adjustable for future bag size flexibility. A food-grade inflatable spout seal assures a dust-tight seal to the bag inlet. The unit…

This hybrid feeder saves space and investment costs

The Crossover feeder (photo) is a hybrid feeding solution suitable for a wide range of greenfield and brownfield applications. Thanks to its innovative modular belt-over-apron design, the Crossover feeder is said to deliver unmatched levels of availability and reliability for…

Recently Published Books for the CPI: November 2021

The following is a list of recently published books with relevance to various parts of the chemical process industries (CPI) Biodiesel Technology and Applications. Edited by Inamuddin, Mohd Imran Ahamed, Rajender Boddula and Mashallah Rezakazemi, Wiley & Sons Publishing Ltd.,…

Understanding Attrition in Solids Processing

Better qualitative and quantitative understanding of the mechanisms of particle breakage at the level of the particles, the bulk material and the equipment helps minimize the risk, uncertainties and impact of particle attrition in solids processing operations Unwanted breakage, degradation…

Anti-slip access platforms to reach elevated process equipment safely

This company’s new line of anti-slip access platforms are used to reach elevated process equipment safely, eliminating the need for ladders, scissor lifts and forklift cages. The modular system includes braced frames which can be bolted to the floor, 48…

Facts At Your Fingertips: Design Considerations for Pneumatic Conveying

Attention to the design of bulk-solids pneumatic-conveying pipelines can help avoid conveying-system problems, such as low conveying rates, plugging, excessive wear-and-tear in the conveying line, high conveying-system pressure drop, product breakage, fines generation and product cross-contamination. This one-page reference provides…