It might seem counter intuitive at first, but inserting an obstacle in the flow path often results in improved flow characteristics
Lyn Bates, Ajax Equipment, Ltd.; Shrikant Dhodapkar, The Dow Chemical Co.; George Klinzing, University of Pittsburgh
Storage of bulk materials in hoppers, bins and silos is ubiquitous in the chemical process industries (CPI), and so are the challenges that go along with it. Flow stoppage (bridging or arching), variability in mixture composition (de-mixing or segregation)...
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