pneumatic conveyor


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pneumatic conveyor

n
(General Engineering) engineering a tube through which powdered or granular material, such as cement, grain, etc is transported by a flow of air
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Once the peanuts are roasted, a 70-ft pneumatic conveyor transfers them to a blancher, which removes the peanut skins.
Cutting-edge imrovements in key steps in the production process are said to have significantly improved the end product, such as a new pneumatic conveyor, new control systems and a self-designed, high efficiency product filter collector.
When the mixer is fitted with a large discharge, the mixture can be discharged quickly by gravity to a surge hopper, a pneumatic conveyor, or the next process step.
Festo has developed a new pneumatic conveyor concept--the WaveHandler--for the transportation and simultaneous sorting of delicate objects.
Dewatering it in the press reduces the moisture content to below 60 percent, which is critical because if a pneumatic conveyor system is used to transport the press cake, the product of the screw press, the tubes of the system will become plugged if moisture content is over 60 percent.
Aware that the use of pneumatic conveyor systems was common in manufacturing industries to increase efficiency and reduce labor, Pinto "figured we could use it in our industry because the principal is the still the same.
A new powerful pneumatic conveyor system that can be utilized to manage many different challenges associated with the transport of dry bulk goods.
The brewery staff connects a portable pneumatic conveyor to the container that vacuums the grain out of the container and blows it into the silo.
Using either principal, pneumatic conveyor systems transfer dry materials from one point in the production line to another.
As the cellulose-plastic compound exits the extruder at 350[degrees]F, a hot face die cutter pelletizes it; then a 30-ft long, 6-inch-diameter pneumatic conveyor speeds the pellets into a 6-ft-high cyclone from which they fall into the 60-inch-diameter Kason circular vibrating fluidized bed processor.
Twelve terms are modified as well, including angle of scale, pneumatic conveyor, and turnhead.