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Ten Steps to an Effective Bin Design

November
2013

Before choosing a bin and hopper for your bulk solids application, the flow properties and characteristics of the powder or bulk material must be known. Use this ten-step approach to determine the optimal bin design for your process.


 

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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