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Dosing of powders into processes - is your process control screwed?

Dosing of powders into processes - is your process control screwed?


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Farnish, R. (2009) Dosing of powders into processes - is your process control screwed? Bulk Solids Handling, 29 (5). pp. 278-281. ISSN 0173-9980

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It is hoped that this very brief look at some of the problems associated with accuracy in feeder operations may provide an insight into some of the more common issues in processes. Some of the principles discussed are transferable to other types of controlled feeding systems (such as belts), but space limitations preclude presenting this information in a single article. In summary, the importance of considering powder flow characteristics before specifying (or purchasing equipment) cannot be over stated enough. Time spent considering the integration of process elements to operate together with the objective of delivering an accurate and repeatable output before the start of a project will invariably pay dividends when the time comes to produce consistent quality products with reliability.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: consistent quality, feeding system, in-process, powder flow, process elements, repeatable outputs, space limitations, time spent, feeding, powders, process control
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science > Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
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Last Modified: 17 Oct 2016 10:03
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