Bulk Material Handling

 Black Rock Engineering provides design for bulk handling systems of all sorts, including underground ore and rock handling, aggregates, buttons, as well as powders such as cement, nickel powder and uranium powder.

Aggregate Materials

We provide design services for bulk handling systems, including:

  • Metering and control
  • Materials engineering and abrasion or corrosion resistance
  • Dust control and containment
  • Conveyance systems

We provide design services for bulk handling for powders, including hazardous powders such as nickel or uranium.

  • Storage including silos and bins
  • Transfer systems, including pneumatic transfer systems, screw conveyors, conveyors, etc.
  • Packaging systems
  • Dust control and containment
Machines and Equipment – Standard or Custom-Made

We provide designs and specifications for all types of material handling equipment, including:

  • Fans and blowers
  • Compressors
  • Pumps (centrifugal and positive displacement)
  • Hoists and winches
  • Conveyors and chutes
  • Vibratory feeders and screens
  • Electric motors and generators
  • Power transmission: gearboxes, transmissions, couplings, brakes, clutches, shafts, bearings (anti-friction, and hydrodynamic), backstops (ratchet, centrifugal), rotary actuators.
  • Lubrication and cooling systems (individual or centralized, and/or closed loop or open loop)).

We provide maintenance engineering:

  • Preventive and predictive maintenance
  • Design repair of all equipment listed above
  • Repair and replacement recommendations and design
  • Stress and FEA analysis
  • Duty cycles
  • Energy costs
  • Vibration and noise