Solids Flow, Handling, and Processing

New Products: November 2019

New Products
Bioprocessing Advanced Pipetting Heads Streamline Cell Culture Workflows The VIAFLO 96/384 has been improved with the addition of two new 24-channel pipetting heads. Designed to make cell biology workflows more efficient and reliable, these handheld...

New Products: September 2019

New Products
Fluids and Solids Handling Laboratory-Scale Centrifuge Cools Samples Quickly The C0226R Refrigerated Universal Microcentrifuge can be used on a tabletop for general laboratory procedures. This centrifuge can cool samples to 4°C within 6 min. It...

Conceptualization of Solids Processing Flow Sheets

Archived Webinar
Mar 14, 2018
Struggling with the process of constructing a solids processing-intensive flow sheet? Take this webinar. In 60 minutes, look at how each step in the construction of a flow sheet is made more...

Mixing and Blending of Solids

Archived Webinar
Oct 30, 2013
This webinar provides an introduction to both the fundamentals of mixing processes and how to assess mixture quality and examine the qualities of industrial powder mixing equipment.

Storage and Flow of Bulk Solids

Archived Webinar
May 12, 2010
This webinar addresses the fundamentals of the flow and storage of bulk solids, and clearly demonstrates the considerable science behind the design and use of storage vessels for solids.

Introduction to Solids Processing and Particle Technology

Archived Webinar
Jan 20, 2010
This webinar provides an overview to solids processing technology, and highlights some of the issues faced when dealing with bulk solids, including scale-down/scale-up, and effects of particle size.

Students Explore Particle Technology

May 15, 2018

Solids handling and processing is very important in the chemical processing industries. Students learned the basics of this field at the World Congress on Particle Technology.

Designing Hoppers, Bins, and Silos for Reliable Flow

Fluids and Solids Handling
Greg Mehos, Mike Eggleston, Shawn Grenier, Christopher Malanga, Grishma Shrestha, Tristan Trautman
Follow a guided approach to measure solids properties, choose bin shapes, and calculate hopper angles and outlet sizes for effective storage and use.

Safely Unload and Convey Combustible Dusts

Abhi Bhargava
Dust explosions are a major hazard of unloading and conveying operations. Protect your facility from explosions with venting panels, flameless venting systems, and chemical suppression systems.

Announcing A Community of Process Engineers

January 26, 2018

We're looking for process engineers across all industries to join a community dedicated to them. Sign up now to have online discussions or share your profile.

Determining Discharge Rates of Particulate Solids

Fluids and Solids Handling
Shrikant Dhodapkar, Karl V. Jacob, Madhusudhan Kodam
Many factors affect the flowrate of bulk solids. This article reviews the underlying physics of solids flow and explains how to calculate the discharge rate of solids from processing and handling equipment.

Improve Solids Handling During Thermal Drying

Fluids and Solids Handling
John W. Carson, Herman Purutyan, Thomas G. Troxel
Follow these guidelines for ensuring the proper flow of slurries, pastes and wet powders to achieve a dried product with the desired characteristics.

Safely Handle Powdered Solids

Fluids and Solids Handling
Stanley S. Grossel, Russell Kahn, Daniel E. Silva, Robert Zalosh
Understand some of the accident scenarios that result in dust explosions, and follow these suggestions for preventing them.
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