Blockages and Spillages are the symptoms of two main issues. The equipment or the transfer point design is not suitable for the material or the through put (tph) or both, and the second issue is due to foreign objects or the material is not to spec. 

The symptoms and effects to this daunting and costly problem are easy to see but the cause is a bit trickier to identify. There is a systematic way of identifying the cause and formulating a solution. We have extensive success in resolving these issues for materials ranging from fluffy sticky powders to 0.5m rocks.

Technical article 03/02/2013: Blockages and Spillages goes into more detail into resolving these issues. More case studies will follow.

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