How To Get the Most Out of Your Feed Mill Operation
Many input costs cannot be controlled by the feed mill management team. What this team can do is to be sure their operation is operating at maximum efficiency or maximum utilization of current assets.
What You Need to Know About Bucket Elevators
Bucket elevators are commonly used for moving flowable bulk materials vertically. Bucket elevators can move a variety of bulk materials efficiently, those with low to high densities and fine to large particle sizes.
Drag Conveyor Basic Design Fundamentals — Part II
Whatever style of drag conveyor you have (round bottom, flat bottom or tubular) it is made up of these basic components: Housing/Trough, Chain and Paddles Unit, Head Section, Tail Section, Drive and Motor, and Accessories/Ancillary Devices.
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.
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.
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?