Solids processing and bulk material handling play supporting roles in manufacturing. These processes used to involve many labors. Today, many equipments and systems are introduced for speeding up the processes and reducing the number of labors. Common bulk material handling include storing, sorting, feeding, screening, packaging and transporting.
Common equipments for solids processing and bulk material handling include hoppers, volumetric feeders, weigh feeders and batchers, vibrating feeders, conveyors, screeners, blenders, compactors, vacuums.