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A system for precisely controlling a discharge rate of a discharged product is provided that includes a feeder bin having an internal chamber; a product disposed in the internal chamber of the feeder bin; and a discharge device that receives a portion of the product and discharges it at a discharge rate from the feeder The system also includes a control system that continually monitors the discharge rate of the discharged product and automatically adjusts the discharge rate based on measurements of the product.

Title
System for precisely controlling a discharge rate of a product from a feeder bin
Application Number
11/277852
Publication Number
7845516 (B2)
Application Date
March 29, 2006
Publication Date
December 7, 2010
Inventor
Josh Rayner
Houston
TX, US
Gregoire Jacob
Blois
FR
Jean Louis Pessin
Houston
TX, US
Agent
Robin Nava
David Cate
Michael Dae
Assignee
Schlumberger Technology Corporation
TX, US
IPC
B67D 7/08
G01G 23/01
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