Three-Way Flex Tube Diverter to Handle Green Coffee Beans

Published: July 28, 2020

Client: Food & Beverage Manufacturer, Southeast US

Material Handled: Green Coffee Beans


  • Three-way diverting design.
  • Diverter body & housing constructed from aluminum.
  • Blade, flexible hose & other material contact areas constructed from 304 stainless steel.
  • Inlet & outlet weldments constructed from carbon steel.
  • Removable access panel/viewing panel constructed from clear polycarbonate.
  • Double-acting air cylinder actuator equipped with a magnetic piston, to be used with magnetic reed switches for gate position indication.


In this application, three-way Vortex Flex Tube Diverters are installed vertically utilized to divert the flow of green coffee beans from one source toward three destinations.

The client requested clear covers to observe the tube shifting the abrasive product to the three ports.

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