Engineered Bulk Material Handling

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Materials Table

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Tables are in alphabetical order. Click above to navigate to different sections.
Table keys and explanations are located in the "Material Characteristics" Section.

Material Maximum Particle Size (IN.) Average Weight Per Cu.Ft. Loading H.P. Factor Component Series Abras-
iveness
Corrosi-
veness
Flow-
ability
Note
Bagasse, dry Fibers 7-10 30A 1.0 B1 I I III 5, 7, 8, 9
Bakelite -100M 30-40 30A 1.4 A2 I I III  
Baking Powder -100M 41 30A 0.6 A2 I I II  
Baking Soda (Sodium Bicarbonate) -100M 70-80 30A 1.0 A2 I I II  
Barite +1/2 120-180 15 2.0 D4 III I II  
Barite -100M 120-180 30B 2.6 B4 II I III 2
Barium Carbonate -100M 72 30B 1.6 B4 II I III 5
Barium Sulfate (See Barite)  
Bark, wood +1/2 10-20 30B 1.2 B4 II I III 9
Barley -1/8 37-48 45 0.4 A2 I I I 1
Baryte (Barite)  
Basalt -1/8 80-90 15 1.8 C4 III I I  
Bauxite, crushed -3 75-85 15 1.8 D4 III I II  
Beans. Castor -1/2 36 45 0.5 A2 I I I  
Beans, Castor, meal -1/8 35-40 30A 1.2 A2 I I II  
Beans, Navy -1/2 48 45 0.5 A2 I I I  
Beans, Soy -1/2 45-50 45 0.5 A2 I I I  
Beet Pulp, dry 11-16
Beet Pulp, wet 25-45
Bentonite +1/2 34-40 30B 1.2 B4 II I III 8
Bentonite -100M 50-60 30B 0.7 B4 II I II 2
Benzene Hexachloride -100M 56 30A 0.6 A2 I I III 5
Bicarbonate of Soda (Baking Powder) -100M 41 30A 0.6 A2 I I II  
Blood, dried +1/2 35-45 30B 1.7 B4 II I III  
Blood, ground -100M 30 30A 0.6 A2 I I II  
Bluestone (Copper Sulfate) + 1/2 60-70 30A 0.6 B1 I I II
Bone Ash (Tricalcium Phosphate) -100M 40-50 30A 1.6 A2 I I III  
Bones, crushed -1/2 35-40 30B 2.0 B4 II I III  
Bones, ground -1/8 50 30B 1.7 B4 II I II  
Boneblack -100M 20-25 30B 1.7 B4 II I II  
Bonechar -1/8 40 30B 1.8 B4 II I II  
Bonemeal -1/8 50-60 30B 1.7 B4 II I II  
Borate of Lime -1/8 30A A2 I I II
Borax -1/2 60 30B 1.0 B4 II I II  
Borax -1/8 50-60 30B 0.7 B4 II I II  
Boric Acid -1/8 55 30A 0.8 A2 I I II  
Boron -100M 75 15 1.0 C4 III I II  
Bran -1/8 10-20 30A 0.4 A2 I I II 1, 7
Braunite (Manganese Oxide) -100M 120 30B 2.0 B4 II I II  
Brewers Grain, spent, dry -1/2 14-30 30A 0.4 A2 I I III  
Brewers Grain, spent, wet -1/2 55-60 30A 0.6 D3 I II III  
Bronze chips -1/8 30-50 15 0.8 C4 III I III  
Buckwheat -1/4 37-42 45 0.4 A2 I I I 1