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April 26, 2010
Ask the Experts: Cake Prevention
Greg Mehos, Jenike & Johanson
Question: What can we do to prevent caking? When our powders are packaged into bags at our plant, they appear to be free of agglomerates. However, our customers report that when the bags are opened at their facilities, they observe an excessive amount of caked material. This results in rework and potential losses in sales. We suspect that moisture is the cause, but our bags include a vapor barrier, and our records show that we are indeed producing dry materials....
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