pneumatic conveying Articles

  • Pneumatic conveying line into reaction vessel

    Description: Pneumatic dense phase conveying system over a distance of 200 metres Customer: Rhdne Poulenc Gericke technology: Dense phase PHF conveying system injecting product into a reaction vessel. The reaction vessel is under pressure and the conveying vessel is mounted onto load cells with fully automatic sequencing controls. Application: Manufacture of special rubber; PVC stabilisers ...


    By Gericke

  • Pneumatic dense phase conveying system for a Limestone Plant

    Description: Conveying system over a distance of 160 metres horizontal, 30 metres vertical lift with 6 conveying bends. Client: Limestone processing plant Gericke Technology:Continuous pneumatic dense phase PTA system with twin pressure vessel (transmitter) arrangement, each one holding 650 litres with fully automatic sequencing controls. Application: Conveying of powdered limestone from ...


    By Gericke

  • Pneumatic dense phase conveying system for the cement industry

    Description: Conveying system over horizontal distances of 120 and 200 metres, with an additional vertical lift of 25 metres.   Client: ENCI Nederland B.V.   Gericke Technology: Pneumatic dense phase conveying system type PHFD 5750/D with silo-discharge and product-delivery facilities. Twin pressure vessel (transmitter) arrangement. Gericke type GB minimum wear conveyor pipeline ...


    By Gericke

  • Wastes utilisation in foundries and metallurgical plants with pneumatic conveying techniques – selected aspects

    The issue of wastes disposal and utilisation in metallurgical and foundry industries is crucial in present economical and environmental protection conditions. The metallurgical processes generate enormous amounts of wastes every year. The considerable amount of wastes is furnace dust (the amount varies from the type of furnace) and other fine materials. At the Department of Foundry, Silesian ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Gentle unloading of sodium perborate from bulk vehicles by pneumatic plug conveying

    Subject: Unloading bulk vehicles; conveyor system; conveying distance 9 meters horizontal, 12 meters vertical   Client: Labud d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia   Gericke Technology: Gentle unloading of bulk tankers; PTA-PL system (Pulseline®). Mobile docking station with integral controlunit, additional equipment for controlled and pulsed secondary air, injections along the pipe ...


    By Gericke

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA EPA Extends Comment Period For Draft Guidance For Pesticide Registrants On Notifications, Non-notifications, And Minor Formulation Amendments: On October 5, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a notice of extension of the comment period for the draft guidance  ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Unloading, feeding, conveying, storage, security sieving and drum filling of lactose

    Subject: Expansion of the existing facility in Nörten-Hardenberg to enable the production of Direct Compression Lactose (DCL).   Client: DMV International in Nörten-Hardenberg (Germany)   Gericke Technology: A Gericke Pulse Flow transport vessel type PTA 80 is used to convey the raw material from big-bags to a feeding hopper.    The Gericke Vibrating Bin ...


    By Gericke

  • Pneumatic powder injection technique as a tool for waste utilisation

    The problem of wastes in metallurgical and foundry industries is very important. The considerable amount of wastes is furnace dusts and other fine materials. At the Department of Foundry, the experiments with the use of pneumatic injection method were carried out to utilise these materials. The results of dusts injection into cupola, slag foaming with the use of powdered coal-furnace dusts ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • High temperature pneumatic conveyance solution - Case Study

    Overview A North American catalyst supplier was experiencing excess leakage from the dual 18" rotary airlock valve series in their dilute phase pneumatic conveyance system supporting a high temperature alumina application. The Problem The client's high temperature industrial process was frequently disrupted by excess wear to the adjustable shoe on the end of ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

  • Gentle emptying of powder tankers

    Gericke of Switzerland has successfully designed a pneumatic conveying system for discharging delicate powders and granulates from road tankers, and has also introduced a similar system for unloading product from dry bulk container liners. Several other recent pneumatic conveying developments are also itemised. Retention of powder characteristics such as bulk density and particle size is ...


    By Gericke

  • Art or Science?

    The choice between dilute phase pneumatic conveying and flexible screw conveying is not always clear Everyone has rules of thumb when it comes to choosing a conveying system — rules based on bulk material characteristics, required flow rates and distances, source and destination, plant configuration, and other variables. But those with experience in all types of systems will tell ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Abrasives case study - Stonhard

    Elbow Cuts Maintenance Problem Stonhard Inc., processes and packages colored silica aggregate at its Ft. Wayne, IN facility. The material is part of a three-component mortar consisting of liquid epoxy resin and a liquid curing agent used for industrial and commercial flooring applications. Some 82,000 lb. of this aggregate is pneumatically ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

  • Dosing and mixing of powdered activated carbon for flue gas applications

    Subject: Powdered activated carbon (PAC) is dosed in dry powder form into flue gas for the removal of dioxins, furanes, mercury and other heavy metals from flue gases. Gericke supplies complete solutions for the handling of bulk solids. These complete installations are characterized by their clean, accurate, trouble- and dustfree operation. Application: Furnaces, incinerators, sinter ...


    By Gericke

  • Power Case Study - North Incinerator

    North Incinerator Finds Solution to Excessive Sweep Elbow Wear At Montgomery County's North Incinerator plant, there was a problem several years ago. The Dayton, OH, area trash-to-energy plant was experiencing repeated shutdowns due to sweep elbow failure in its dense phase pneumatic conveying system, a component of the lime injection system in operation there. In order to ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

  • Abrasives case study - Essroc Materials, Inc.

    Plugging, Surging and Wear-Through Virtually Eliminated by Smart Elbows® At Essroc Materials, Inc., formerly Coplay Cement, plugging and elbow wear in pneumatic conveying lines caused unnecessary downtime and repair expense. The Frederick, MD, facility is a wet-process cement plant that produces 350,000 to 400,000 tons of cement a year using two 400-foot-long rotary ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

  • Plastics case study - Acro

    Smart Elbow® solves plastics problem Subject ACRO Extrusion Corporation's Wilmington, DE plant. Situation Stainless steel sweep elbows were wearing through at ACRO Extrusion Corporation, causing considerable downtime, product loss, and maintenance expense. The sweep elbows in their pneumatic conveying system were ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

  • ATEX: Blower Technology And Explosion Protection

    Aerzen Combines Effective Reactions With Preventive Measures As specialist in blower and compressor technology for conveying air and gaseous media, the AERZEN Ex-protection within different ATEX-zones is a part of day-to-day business. Combustible dust, spatial distribution, oxygen share, ignition source and the closed reservoir are components of a dust explosion and ...

  • Moving difficult-to-handle bulk materials with flexible screw conveyors

    Flexible screw conveyor systems can be engineered to transport bulk materials that tend to pack, cake, smear, break apart or fluidize, and can prevent the separation of blended products. Flexible screw conveyors (Fig. 1) are suitable for most bulk materials, from sub-micron powders to large pellets, both free-flowing and non-free flowing. They are capable of conveying bulk materials at any angle ...


    By Flexicon Corporation

  • Case study: Equipment refurbishment

    Challenge A GK customer purchased a used VIBRA-MILL Sand reclaimer sight unseen from a closed foundry in the south and wanted to use it to break down sand for pneumatic conveying. The VIBRA-MILL, originally commissioned in 1975, was of unknown condition. Approach The customer returned the unit to have GK inspect the machine to determine if it was in ...


    By General Kinematics

  • Plastics case study - Rensselaer

    Cutting Corners is Easy with New Elbow Design for Piping A simple and inexpensive upgrading of the pneumatic conveying system at the Rensselaer Plastics Co., Rensselaer, IN., is reducing maintenance while saving the company money in a number of ways. Rensselaer Plastics Co. specializes in PVC piping products for the plumbing trade. Annual sales of the company are in the ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

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