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I work in a steel mill we use a similar setup with an optical camera to size streams of Ore and Coke particles. One thing you could look into is using a vibrating feeder (sometimes called a 'vibro') this is what we use to stop screens from 'pegging' - similar issue to the bridging problem mentioned in the article.

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