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New Drum Dumper Transfers Hazardous Bulk Material

February 20, 2020
Flexicon's new Tip-Tite drum dumper transfers hazardous bulk material from small and large drums into downstream processing equipment or storage vessels.
Flexicon's new Tip-Tite drum dumper transfers hazardous bulk material from small and large drums into downstream processing equipment or storage vessels.

The new Tip-Tite drum dumper transfers hazardous bulk material from small and large drums into downstream processing equipment or storage vessels automatically and dust-free, maximizing worker safety.

The unit accommodates drums up to 55 gal measuring up to 36 in. tall, with an outside diameter up to 24 in. and weighing up to 750 lb. A discharge cone adapter (shown) allows dumping of smaller drums measuring 20 in. tall and 15 in. in diameter.

The dumper is mounted on an elevated base frame to accommodate an integral powered roller conveyor matched to the elevation of plant roller conveyors.

It features dual hydraulic cylinders that work in tandem to raise and seat the container rim against the discharge cone, and then tip the container to an angle of 45, 60, or 90 degrees with a motion-dampening feature.  At full rotation, the discharge cone seals against the inlet of the receiving vessel, creating a dust-tight connection and allowing controlled, dust-free discharge through a pneumatically-actuated slide gate valve.

An optional pneumatically-actuated vibrator on the discharge cone promotes complete evacuation of non-free-flowing materials.

Stainless steel material contact surfaces and galvanized carbon steel framework resist corrosive materials.

Flexicon Corp., Bethlehem, PA 888-353-9426 www.flexicon.com

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