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  • Considerations When Designing a Pneumatic Transfer System

    November 21, 2017

    In 2014, Google first announced that its Google Maps application passed one billion monthly users. Judging by this fact, it easy to see that a large number of people believe that getting from point A to point B often requires direction and planning. This same thought process is also true for...

  • Ceramic-Coated Elbow

    November 16, 2017

    The SilverBack elbow has a 5/8-in.-thick ceramic coating applied to its exterior. After the core elbow wears through, the abrasion is transferred to the ceramic compound. Steel sits at around 5.7 on the Mohs hardness scale, while the ceramic compound is in the neighborhood of 9.2, extending the...

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  • Pneumatic Conveying Systems Helps Power Plant Meet Environmental Regulations

    November 14, 2017

    EME Homer City Generation LP, located in Homer City, PA, is an 1884-Megawatt coal-fired merchant power plant. For some time now government legislation has demanded that all U.S. coal-fired power plants have to reduce and/or eliminate the amount of mercury exhausted from the plant into the...

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  • Learning to Live with Bends in Pneumatic Conveying Systems

    November 8, 2017

    Pneumatic conveying provides a totally enclosed environment for the conveying of bulk particulate materials, and bends in pipelines allow endless scope for pipeline routing so that obstacles and obstructions can be avoided, simply by routing the pipeline around them. Powders and granular materials...

  • Damage-Free Powder Transfer in Dense or Plug-Flow Conditions

    November 8, 2017

    Volkmann pneumatic conveyors transport powder, dust, pigments, granulated material, tablets, capsules, small parts, etc. in dilute, dense phase, and plug flow conditions via a suction air stream under vacuum through hoses or pipes. The patented Multijector vacuum pump drives the system using a...

  • Deflection Elbows Cut Maintenance on Conveying Lines

    September 20, 2017

    Banjo Corp. solved problems of wear and blowouts in pneumatic lines conveying reinforced polypropylene by replacing conventional long radius sweep elbows with 90-degree deflection elbows from HammerTek Corp., yielding a six-month ROI.      Banjo manufactures valves, fittings, cam...

  • Flexicon Launches German Language Website

    September 6, 2017

    Flexicon has launched a new 157-page German language website, www.flexicondeutschland.de, to support the company’s factory-direct sales office in Aschaffenburg, Germany, led by Christian Löchler, regional sales manager.         The new site details the...

  • Pneumatic Conveyors: Achieving Reliable and Energy Efficient Operation

    August 28, 2017

    Powder & Bulk Solids presents Pneumatic Conveyors: Achieving Reliable and Energy Efficient Operation, the latest in its DryPro series of free webinars, on September 13, 2017 at 2pm EDT/11am PDT. Professor Mike Bradley, Professor in Particle and Bulk Technology, Director of the Wolfson...