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  • How to Design the Best Bin, Silo, Hopper, or Feeder

    September 29, 2015

    An improperly designed silo, bin, or hopper can be fixed but the repairs may be costly, laborious, or both and it may be easier to simply start from scratch. That’s why it is important to get the design right the first time, according to Joe Marinelli, president of Solids Handling...

  • Powder Storage Silos: Disasters Waiting to Happen?

    September 24, 2015

    How sure are you that your silo protection system will work next time you fill your silo? The latest silo protection technology provides much more than a safety system to prevent over-filling and over-pressurization. Drawing parallels from its European experience in providing silo protection...

  • An Approach to Silo Design

    September 23, 2015

    A gravity flow approach to silo design is best, since gravity discharge is efficient, cost effective and reliable. A successful gravity flow approach depends on your product’s flowability. Laboratory tests provide measurement of your product's cohesive strength, yielding a “flow...

  • Cleveland Vibrator Named Exclusive Distributor

    September 23, 2015

    Uras Techno, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of electric vibratory motors, has appointed the Cleveland Vibrator Co. (CVC) as its exclusive distributor of rotary electric vibrators in the U.S. The full line of Uras KEE and SEE rotary electric vibrators is now marketed under the...

  • Shop-Welded Tanks for Dry Bulk Storage: The New Extreme

    September 18, 2015

    During the last decade, the advances in dry bulk storage have been significant. In large-capacity applications (~500-5000 ton, ~3500-250,000 cu ft), bolted RTP (rolled, tapered panel) tank construction has grown in popularity. The advances and preference for bolted hopper tank designs is based on a...

  • Tarsco Begins $7M Bolted Tank Facility Upgrade

    September 14, 2015

    Tarsco, a TF Warren company has purchased a Bystronic ByTrans Extended 3015 laser for its Goodman, MO bolted tank operations facility. The laser is the first part of a $7 million equipment upgrade to improve overall quality and reduce production costs. The state-of-the-art, high-speed laser is...

  • Bulk Bag Company

  • Clearing Blockages in Preheater Towers, Silos, Bins

    August 31, 2015

    The Pneumat Systems Cardox CO2 blaster produces a controlled release of liquid CO2 at up to 34,000 psi with the power to break concrete, coal, and other rock-hard materials, clearing blockages, plugs, and chokes in preheater towers, silos, kilns, and bins. The system is simple and efficient,...

  • Wolf Point Engineers and Contractors

  • BinMaster, Eye-Grain Offering Storage Monitor Tools

    August 3, 2015

    Lincoln, NE-based BinMaster has allied with a Danish company to bring a new line of grain storage monitoring equipment to North and South America. BinMaster will market and manufacture a line of temperature, moisture, and carbon dioxide sensors called Crop-Protector, developed by Eye-Grain of...