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How Reverse Pulse Filter Cleaning Systems Work

reverse pulse filter cleaning

Reverse Pulse Cleaning Systems are an important piece of pneumatic conveying systems because in a typical pneumatic conveying system, the conveying air is separated in the filter separator, and the filters are cleaned by a jet of compressed air in a reverse direction. The short-duration pulse jet of compressed air helps to dislodge the fine…

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What is a Weigh Batching Hopper?

what is a weigh batching hopper

Weigh batching hoppers are used for weighing dry products to dispense accurate amounts as required by downstream processes (mixer/packaging, etc.). In this blog, we will cover everything you need to know about weigh batching hoppers: What are Weigh Batching and Weigh Hoppers? Product Dosing Methods Weigh Batching Systems Weigh Hopper (Scale Hopper) Components Weigh Hopper…

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What is a Positive Displacement Blower?

positive displacement blower

A positive displacement blower is a machine responsible for moving either gas or air for various applications using rotary lobes or reciprocating pistons. These are critical components in pneumatic conveying systems for efficient performance, and in this blog post, were going to cover everything you need to know about them: Overview of Pneumatic Conveying Systems…

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The Process of How to Safely Convey Combustible Dust

combustible dusts conveying

The process of conveying combustible dusts requires caution and expertise from start to finish. Good engineering practice, dust-tight design, regular house cleaning and protection methods such as venting panels, flameless venting systems, chemical suppression systems help keep the conveying process safe and efficient.  There are many steps to consider, but in this blog, we are…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Pneumatic Conveying Systems for Flour

pneumatic conveying system for flour

Flour is a major food ingredient that many people rely on. Because of its dietary importance, flour also requires special care when being transported. Pneumatic conveying systems work especially well for flour and in this blog, we’ll answer the following questions in regard to the specialized process: Overview of the Flour Industry How Does a…

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5 Steps to Choosing the Right Grain Conveying Equipment

grain conveying equipment

Moving dry bulk grain from one location to another may sound like a simple concept. But if you work in the grain industry, you are likely well aware of the daily challenges that can hinder productivity. From equipment maintenance concerns to multiple destination challenges, the list of issues that can slow your production is anything…

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A Full Guide to the Best Powder Conveying Methods [2020]

powder conveying methods

Choosing the right powder conveying method is not as easy as it may sound. You need a technique that allows you to move materials consistently and match the rate of your production requirements. The goal is to maximize production while maintaining a safe operating environment. Different Powder Conveying Methods Conveyors are among the most misapplied…

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Best Equipment & Solutions for Bulk Material Handling

moving bulk material

If you’re wondering what bulking material handling is, you’re likely new to process manufacturing, or you’re looking to address a current need in your production process. Either way, we can help. At Pneu-Con, we’ve been developing solutions to help customers with their bulk material handling needs for over 40 years. So, we’d like to share…

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What Is Pneumatic Conveying and How Do These Systems Work?

pneumatic conveying systems

Pneumatic conveying is an efficient means of handling and transferring various types of bulk granular and powdered products, with minimal loss and at a lower cost than other systems. You can use pneumatic conveying for many types of products across a wide range of industries, including chemicals, foods and beverages, and much more. What Is…

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