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Drag conveyor with silos

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Drag Conveyor Basic Design Fundamentals — Part I
How do you spec Drag conveyors? Thanks for the question. We use drag conveyors on just about every project, and there are a number of features to consider with each.

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Design a silo and silo foundation

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Tips On Mill Foundations — Part II
To design a silo that will reliably store and discharge your material over the long term, you need to gather a range of information. In this second of two parts, we’ll cover required openings, peripheral and imposed loads, geographical location, and soil conditions.

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Mill foundations needed for structures

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Tips On Mill Foundations — Part I
What are the various steps and design considerations that need to be addressed by the structural engineer to ensure structurally sound, safe, and economical mill foundations?

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Positive Displacement Pump

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What You Need To Know About Pumps
The majority of pumps fall into two major groups: positive displacement and centrifugal. In each of these groups, there are many different types of pumps for different applications. And, in many cases, there are multiple types that can be used successfully for a particular application.

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Welder making a welded connection on a steel beam

A Bolted Connection Or A Welded Connection?

The large majority of industrial structural structures — such as building structures, floors, platforms, conveyor bridges, transfer towers, support towers, equipment supports, and so on — are an assembly of smaller components, and, as such, the components must be attached in some fashion.

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Slip-Form Concrete Silos

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Wear Liners — What’s Right?
Liners can provide abrasion resistance, corrosion resistance, improved sanitation and clean-out, and improved flowability. Although my answer here will focus on abrasion resistance enhancement in chutes, transitions, spouts, and hoppers, it is important to keep in mind that liner selection will offer inherent differences with regard to the other above parameters.

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