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Brookfield Donates Powder Flow Tester to Bulk Solids Innovation Center

Brookfield Engineering has donated a PFT Powder Flow Tester to the new KSU Bulk Solids Innovation Center.

Brookfield Engineering has donated a PFT Powder Flow Tester to the new Kansas State University (KSU) Bulk Solids Innovation Center.

This new facility at KSU will be used to study and develop the understanding of bulk solids materials handling, in turn enhancing businesses that use these materials or manufacture the systems that convey, store, and dispense them. The 13,000-sq-ft center features five research laboratories, as well as lecture rooms for hands-on training, education, and conferences. This university-level research center is the only one of its kind in North America.
    
The PFT Powder Flow Tester delivers affordable testing for powder flow behavior in gravity discharge from a bin. It provides quick and easy analysis of design parameters for industrial processing equipment. It is ideal for manufacturers who process powders daily and want to minimize or eliminate the downtime and expense that occur when hoppers fail to discharge. Customers can use the PFT to perform QC checks on incoming materials, quickly characterize new formulations for flowability, and adjust composition to match the flow behavior of established products.
    
The donation includes the newest version of Powder Flow Pro Software and all accessories for handling powder samples. Brookfield will also provide the Small Volume Shear Cell (requiring only 43cc of powder) for formulators who test expensive powders in limited quantities or materials that are difficult or messy to handle.  
    
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