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Powder Flow Pro v1.2

March 7, 2012

The Powder Flow Pro v1.2 is an updated version of Brookfield’s automated software used to control its powder flow tester (PFT). The PFT Powder provides quick and easy analysis of powder flow behavior in industrial processing equipment. The Powder Flow Pro v1.2. includes a new comparison feature that allows the operator to combine, display, and compare data from both standard and small shear cell tests in a single graph. This gives customers the ability to test and compare how powders will respond in small bins with low consolidating stress and in large bins with high consolidating stress. Another new feature is the Normalized Flow Function. As more product is added to the hopper, consolidation stress increases raising the potential for stable bridges or “arching” to occur. The Normalized Flow Function enables the technician to predict this behavior and modify the manufacturing process or hopper design to avoid the problem. Powder Flow Pro V1.2 is available via download free of charge to customers who have purchased a Brookfield powder flow tester.
Brookfield Engineering, Middleboro, MA 800-628-8139 www.brookfieldengineering.com

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