Biomass Engineering & Equipment (BE&E)

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  • Smart Chain Conveyor Options

    Smart Chain Conveyor Options

    In this article, we discuss why customers should add optional components to their chain conveyors and how these components benefit their conveyor systems. What are Options Biomass Engineering & Equipment Offers for their Drag Conveyors? SMART ...

  • Deluge System for Enclosed Conveyor Fire Mitigation

    Deluge System for Enclosed Conveyor Fire Mitigation

    The 2020 edition of NFPA 664 states that manufacturers must supply fire protection and explosion mitigation systems where fire, flash fire, and explosion hazards exist. Come September when operations are required to complete their dust ...

  • Q&A on Mitigating Conveyor Explosions and Fires, Part I

    Q&A on Mitigating Conveyor Explosions and Fires, Part I

    What’s the Risk if I Don’t Have a Fire Mitigation System on my Conveyors?The Short Answer Without fire mitigation on your conveyors, you risk 1) damage to your equipment, 2) damage to buildings, 3) downtime, 4) added insurance expense, ...

  • Conveyor Maintenance & Operation Mistakes

    Conveyor Maintenance & Operation Mistakes

    We do everything possible to supply our customers the highest-quality drag chain conveyors, but even so, much can go wrong after startup. Oftentimes, what’s gone wrong stems from from operational error. Customers (and anyone owning a drag ...

  • Eliminating Front Loader Costs

    Eliminating Front Loader Costs

    How Front Loaders Keep Operational Costs High and How Automated Storage Can Address the Issue Front end loaders, front loaders, bucket loaders—whatever call them, they’re are a common sight in industrial operations with bulk feed ...

  • Reducing and Eliminating Carryback in Mechanical Conveyors

    Reducing and Eliminating Carryback in Mechanical Conveyors

    Conveyor carryback increases operational costs, decreases efficiency, and increases the chance of conveyor-related injuries during clean up. Reducing carryback and tailings should therefore be a goal of every manufacturer who owns a mechanical ...

  • Selecting Bulk Handling Equipment

    Selecting Bulk Handling Equipment

    As processors design factories to grow and automate production, it’s easy for them to focus on the islands of production in their systems (i.e. the expensive equipment that actually makes the end product) and overlook the equipment that ...

  • Pallet Recycler Finds Success with Advanced SMART Conveyor

    Pallet Recycler Finds Success with Advanced SMART Conveyor

    As the president of Challenger Pallet & Supply, Inc. Tad Hegsted needed a system to transport waste from his company’s pallet grinder to a loading bin at his new plant in Idaho Falls, Idaho.[1] For this, he planned on purchasing a ...

  • Alternatives to Storing Biomass in Vertical Silos

    Alternatives to Storing Biomass in Vertical Silos

    Vertical silos are standard storage devices in many industries. But for biomass, they’re hardly ideal. Biomass tends to bridge, especially in round containers, and vertical silos have trouble reclaiming it. Because of these issues, companies ...

  • Hemp Processing: Selecting Bulk Material Handling Equipment

    Hemp Processing: Selecting Bulk Material Handling Equipment

    As a burgeoning industry, hemp has a long way to go in terms of efficient processing. Many processing plants currently rely on labor-intensive systems with high costs. This, of course, won’t always be the case. As the hemp industry matures and ...

  • Storage Solution for WDDGS

    Storage Solution for WDDGS

    You’re familiar with the issues: Wet cake / WDDGS has a short life. It spoils after a few days in the summer. And because it’s kept outdoors, it attracts rodents and other animals. Besides this, it makes a mess. It doesn’t pile ...

  • Cheap Machines can cost thousands in downtime

    Cheap Machines can cost thousands in downtime

    When purchasing equipment, do you factor in the cost of downtime the equipment will create when it stops working? Of course you don’t. You’re buying new equipment so that you don’t have to deal with downtime. But if the equipment ...