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Pail Dumper for Dense Bulk Materials

August 27, 2018
Tip-Tite pail dumper from Flexicon
Tip-Tite pail dumper from Flexicon

This new Tip-Tite pail dumper from Flexicon dumps pails containing high-density bulk solid materials into downstream processing or storage vessels dust-free.

The unit accommodates pails of up to 5 gal, measuring up to 15 in. tall, and weighing up to 750 lb.

Intended for powder metals, chemicals, pigments, minerals, or other heavy, dense bulk solids, the unit features dual hydraulic cylinders that work in tandem to raise and seat the pail rim against a specially-configured, elongated discharge cone, and then tip the pail 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.

The pail dumper is constructed of carbon steel with durable industrial finishes, with material contact surfaces of stainless steel. Other models are available in all-stainless steel finished to food, dairy, pharmaceutical, or industrial standards.

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

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