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Storage and Transportation of Powders

Caking of powders and granules is a frequent problem in the food and chemical industries leading to halts in production and product losses.

Powders and granules are often very sensitive to humidity. On contact with air that is too humid or contains water, droplets different phenomena appear, including the formation of a crust / blockage in silos, clogging of pneumatic transportation systems and blockages in machines.

Mould and bacteria may also develop, reducing the quality of final products.

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