Avoid Bulk Solids Segregation Problems

April
2012

Powder blend consistency can be difficult to maintain during processing. This article provides an overview of common segregation mechanisms, highlights key sampling techniques, and offers practical guidance on preventing and solving segregation problems.

Author Bios: 

Eric Maynard

Eric Maynard is the Director of Education and a Senior Consultant with Jenike & Johanson, Inc., which is recognized as the world’s leading engineering firm specializing in bulk solids handling technology. Eric received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Villanova University and his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

During his 15 years at Jenike & Johanson, he has worked on nearly 500 projects designing material handling and pneumatic conveying systems for powders and bulk solids such as cement, coal/coke, limestone, resins, biomass,...Read more

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