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May 19, 2014
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The design of Volkmann pneumatic conveyors ensures secure and environmentally safe powder handling and transfer throughout the production process, as well as making the work of production staff simpler offering a cost-effective material transfer method for powders and small particles.

In addition to offering dust and emission-free operation, advantages include: easy material aspiration and dust-free loading of machines; gentle conveying, no separation or segregation of material blends; optimum hygiene conditions; quick-change filter systems in CGMP quality; simple installation and operation; low-energy consumption; all-pneumatic operation with one simple air hook-up; energy-efficient Multijector vacuum pumps.

The conveyor’s modular design allows customized modifications to suit the individual requirements of applications within the food, chemical, pharmaceutical, or coatings industries. Volkmann conveyors are typically used in applications with conveying capacities from 100 220 lb/hr up to 4 tn/hr, where the conveying distances are in the range of 50 ft horizontally and 33 ft vertically. However, greater distances and weights are possible and systems have achieved as much as 12 tn/hr capacity and worked with conveying distances up to 250 ft horizontally and 110 ft vertically.

Being ATEX certified, even the most critical of materials can be conveyed safely and with suitable design enhancements, conveyors can be used for hazardous applications within explosion risk areas or with highly toxic materials.

The modular design allows quick delivery times for complete conveyors: two-three weeks for food/chemical conveyors, six weeks for pharma conveyors.

Volkmann Inc., Hainesport, NJ 609-265–0101 www.volkmannUSA.com

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