Vortex Titan Single Blade Clamshell Gate Handling Sand

Published: October 22, 2020

Client: Sand Mine, West Texas

Material Handled: Sand

Size and Weight: 20” (508 mm) – 1350 lbs. (612 kg)


This Vortex Titan Single Blade Clamshell Gate features a “v notch” blade constructed of abrasion resistant steel (400 BNH).

The air actuator is controlled by an Infinite Variable Positioner that allows metering of material as it flows through the gate.

A linear transducer (mounted beside the air cylinder) provides feedback as to blade position.


The gate is mounted above a Vortex filter and telescoping spout to provide both metering and shut off of material as it is being loaded into trucks for local delivery.

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