MARTIN ENGINEERING BLOG

Welcome! Below you will find a collection of insights by leading professionals detailing their experiences in the bulk handling industry.

Air Cannons = More Of An Art Than A Science

I just completed two air cannon webinars this week (those always get the best of my nerves). However, once I get past the "stage fright," I enjoy presenting flow aid solutions to ...
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Improve Material Flow & Enhance Air Cannon Performance

Whether the job is vacuuming the house/car or clearing out a bunker, silo, cement tower, transfer point, or any process that has a material flow issue, you need the right tools ...
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Follow these 9 steps & be proactive about air cannon maintenance

With October being National Breast Cancer Awareness month, it got me thinking about Susan G. Komen's mission to bring to light the importance of early detection and taking ...
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Band-Aids: Good Temporary Fix - Not A Permanent Solution!

band-aid: (noun) a makeshift or temporary solution. Oxford Languages  I am going to focus on the word "temporary." I feel like in life - at least mine- we get used to taking ...
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12+ Hour Day of Dealing with Restricted Material Flow

When I travel to plants and sites all over the world, I see many unique and problematic situations that I am always happy to help solve. However, a majority of the time I see the ...
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Time to think outside of the box when thinking about flow aids

2020 has been the year of thinking outside of the box. We have been thrown into situations where we were/are working from home, operating with reduced manpower, or being shut down ...
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