When handling fine powders like flour, there are many factors that must be taken into consideration. Dust control, ease of maintenance and service life are all factors that need to be examined.
The Vortex® Aero-Slide™ Conveyor provides an efficient way to transport dry, light-weight, easily fluidized powders. Kevin R. Peterson and Adam Schrage explore the benefits.
The self-sealing discharge effectively closes off the discharge end of the loading spout. The mechanism only opens within the confines of the vehicle to be loaded after the spout seats into the hatch.
Transporting clinker from the clinker cooler into storage silos can be an interesting proposition, writes Kevin R. Peterson – Vortex. Clinker is small in size, usually 3 to 25 millimeters in diameter.
Loading dry bulk solids can be a quick and effective solution for transporting product, but while the process provides many benefits, there are considerations that must be taken into account.
When handling pet food and the ingredients used in its production, several key issues should be taken into consideration.
The loading of dry bulk materials into trucks & rail cars for transport is known to create dust. As many of these airborne particles are potentially hazardous, they are regulated by various agencies.
A look at slag handling case studies with Vortex. Original slag can be categorized as ferrous or non-ferrous. Ferrous slag, accounting for around 90% of all slag, comes from iron and steel production.