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Powder and Bulk Engineering International is a technical publication devoted to readers in the powder and bulk solids market outside North America.

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Latest Focus
Stretch wrap film and pallet load stability (Free)
Product damage caused by unstable stretch-wrapped pallets can be a costly problem for bulk solids manufacturers. Because most stretch film is sold through distributors, however, film manufacturers typically receive little end-user feedback about those failures.
General Features
Ask an Expert: Segregation prevention (Free)
A reader asks if switching blenders will help stop unwanted segregation in an ingredient mixture of free-flowing powders. Columnist Peter Holman explains that free-flowing powders tend to be more susceptible to segregation so blending probably isn't causing the problem. Holman offers tips on diagnosing what is causing the problem and how to alleviate it.