bulk material

bulk material

[¦bəlk mə¦tir·ē·əl]
(industrial engineering)
Material purchased in uniform lots and in quantity for distribution as required for a project.
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Located south of San Antonio, in the heart of the Eagle Ford, Southton Rail Yard was built in 2013 as one of the first Purpose-Built Transload facilities in the country and is designed to handle large volumes of bulk material.
Cando has a workforce of over 600 employees who help their customers optimize bulk material supply chains at more than 25 locations across North America, by providing a wide range of rail services.
"Today's automated systems include pallet or slip sheet dispensing, metered material flow, bag weighing, and filled-bag accumulation conveyors that allow one operator to process up to 20, 4,500-pound capacity bulk bags or 90,000 pounds of dry bulk material per hour," Johnson says.
The Tip-Tite drum dumper with integral flexible screw conveyor allows volumetric feeding of bulk material from drums into downstream processes free of dust.
PICOR is a design and engineering company in bulk material truck and train Precision Loading Systems.
In the plastics industry, there are many different bulk material characteristics, particle shapes, and sizes.
The conveyor moves bulk material using high-strength, one-piece polymer discs (affixed to polymer-coated 304 or 316 stainless steel cable) that slide within smooth stainless steel tubing, moving fragile products gently, quietly and dust-free.
provides high quality, custom engineered solutions for thermal processing and bulk material handling applications around the globe.
* Company Overview/Mission: Since 1954, VAC-U-MAX has defined leadership in bulk material handling, specializing in the design and manufacture of pneumatic conveying systems and support equipment for the conveying, weighing, and batching of dry bulk materials.
Guttridge has published its first white paper: 'The practicalities and economics of dust suppression' is an authoritative and practical guide for those tackling the critical issue of dust control during bulk material transfer.
To focus our discussion on the effects of carrier transport, capture, and escape processes on this solar cell, a simple 2-N model is used, in which the device is controlled by the carrier population of the unconfined states of the bulk material in the i-region, [N.sub.b], and that of the confined states of the nanostructures, [N.sub.w].
The other new bulk material cleaning unit, the RotorCheck system, is based on a monitoring device that detects any metallic contact between its rotor and the housing.