Engineered Bulk Material Handling

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Materials Table

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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
Calcine, flour -100M 75-85 30A 0.7 A2 I I II  
Calcium Carbide +1/2 70-80 30B 1.6 B4 II I II 1
Calcium Carbonate (Limestone)  
Calcium Fluoride (Fluorspar) -1/4 82 30B 2.0 B4 II I III  
Calcium Hydrate (Lime, hydrated)  
Calcium Hydroxide (Lime, hydrated)  
Calcium Lactate + 1/2 26-29 30A 0.6 B1 I I III 6, 8
Calcium Magnesium Carbonate + 1/2 90-100 30B 2.0 B4 II I II  
Calcium Oxide (Lime, unslaked)  
Calcium Phosphate -100M 40-50 30A 1.6 A2 I I III  
Calcium Sulfate (Gypsum)  
Carbon, activated -1/8 8-20 30B 1.2 B4 II I I 6
Carbon Black, fine -100M 4-6 30A 0.4 A2 I I III • 8
Carbon Black, pelleted -1/8 20-40 • , 3, 8
Carborundum* -1/2 100 15 3.0 C4 III I II  
Casein -1/8 36 30B 1.6 B4 II I II  
Cast Iron, chips -1/2 130-200 30B 4.0 B4 II I III  
Caustic Soda -1/8 88 30B 1.8 D4 II III II 3, 5
Caustic Soda, flakes -1/4 47 30A 1.5 D4 I III III 3,  5, 6, 8
Celite (Diatomaceous Earth) -100M 11-17 15 1.6 C4 III I II • , 2, 8
Cement, clinker +1/2 75-80 15 1.8 D4 III I II  
Cement, Portland -100M 75-85 30B 1.4 B4 II I II 2
Cerrusite (Lead Carbonate) -100M 240-260 30B 1.0 B4 II I II 2, 5
Chalk, crushed +1/2 85-90 30B 1.9 B4 II I III 8
Chalk, ground -100M 70-75 30B 1.4 B4 II I III 2, 8
Charcoal + 1/2 18-25 30B 1.4 B4 II I III 6
Chips, pulpwood +1/2 12-25 30A 1.0 B1 I I III 7, 9
Chrome Ore -1/2 125-140 15 2.5 C4 III I II  
Cinders, blast furnace +1/2 57 15 1.9 D4 III I III  
Cinders. Coal +1/2 40 15 1.6 D4 III I II  
Clay, Ceramic, dry -100M 65-80 30A 1.5 A2 I I II  
Clinker, cement + 1/2 75-80 15 1.8 D4 III I II  
Clover, seed -1/8 48 45 0.4 A2 I I I 1
Coal, Anthracite -1/2 52-60 30B 0.9 B4 II II II 1
Coal, pulverized -100M 32-35 30A 0.6 D3 I II III 1, 2
Coal, sized -1/2 50 30B 0.6 B4 II II II 1
Cocoa, beans -1/2 30-45 30A 0.4 A2 I I II 6
Cocoa, nibs -1/2 35 30A 0.5 A2 I I II  
Cocoa, powdered -100M 30-35 30A 0.9 A2 I I III 2, 8
Cocoanut shred 20-22 30A 1.0 B1 I I III  
Coffee, chaff -1/8 20 30A 0.5 A2 I I II 2, 7
Coffee, green bean -1/2 32-45 30A 0.5 A2 I I II 6
Coffee, ground -1/8 25 30A 0.6 A2 I I II 4
Coffee, roasted bean -1/2 22-26 45 0.4 A2 I I I  
Coffee, soluble -100M 19 15 0.8 A2 I I I 2, 3, 4, 6
Coke, loose +1/2 23-32 15 1.2 D4 III I III 6, 9
Coke, calcined +1/2 35-45 15 1.3 D4 III I II 9
Coke, breeze -1/4 25-35 15 1.2 C4 III I III  
Compost 28 I III III • , 8, 9
Copper Ore + 1/2 120-150 15 4.0 D4 III I II  
Copper Sulfate + 1/2 60-70 30A 0.6 B1 I I II
Copperas (Ferrous Sulfate) -1/2 50-75 30B 1.0 B4 II I II  
Copra + 1/2 22-33 30A 1.0 B1 I I II  
Copra, cake + 1/2 25-30 30A 0.7 B1 I I II  
Copra, cake, ground -1/8 40-45 30A 0.7 A2 I I II  
Copra, meal -1/8 40-45 30A 0.7 A2 I I II  
Cork, ground -1/8 5-15 30A 0.5 A2 I I III  
Cork, granulated -1/2 5-15 30A 0.4 A2 I I III  
Corn, cracked -1/2 40-50 30A 0.7 A2 I I II  
Corn, seed -1/4 45 45 0.4 A2 I I I 1, 6
Corn, shelled -1/4 45 45 0.4 A2 I I I 1
Corn, germ -1/8 21 30A 0.4 A2 I I II  
Corn, grits -1/8 40-45 30A 0.5 A2 I I II  
Corn, sugar -1/8 31 30A 1.0 A2 I I II  
Corn, meal -1/8 32-40 30A 0.5 A2 I I II  
Cottonseed, dry, delinted -1/4 22-40 30A 0.9 A2 I I II  
Cottonseed, dry, undelinted -1/4 18-25 30A 0.8 A2 I I III  
Cottonseed, cake + 1/2 40-45 30A 1.0 B1 I I II  
Cottonseed, flakes -1/4 20-25 30A 0.8 A2 I I III  
Cottonseed, hulls -1/8 12 30A 0.9 A2 I I III 7
Cottonseed, meal -1/8 35-40 30A 0.4 A2 I I II  
Cottonseed, meats -1/8 40 30A 0.6 A2 I I II  
Cracklings -3 40-50 30A 1.3 B1 I I III  
Cryolite -1/2 90-110 30B 1.8 B4 II I II 5
Cryolite -100M 50-75 30B 2.0 B4 II I II 2, 5
Cutlet + 1/2 80-120 15 2.0 D4 III I II  
Cupric Sulfate (Copper Sulfate) + 1/2 60-70 30A 0.6 B1 I I II