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    How Do Diverter Valves Work in Pneumatic Conveying?

    When there are multiple pick-up points in a pneumatic conveying system, diverter valves are essential. They ensure materials are directed smoothly, continuously, and hygienically. Continue reading to...

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    How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Your Pneumatic Conveying System

    Whether it’s an air leak or an unoptimized design, there are several factors that can affect the energy efficiency in pneumatic conveying systems. Fortunately, most of these are easily mitigated if...

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    Advantages of Sight Glasses in Pneumatic Conveying

    In pneumatic conveying systems, sight glasses allow plant managers and engineers to monitor what’s going on inside the pipelines, from fluid levels and product quality to signs of contamination or...

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    What Are Abrasion Resistant Elbows?

    Abrasion resistant coatings are crucial to extending the life of your pneumatic conveying system, maximizing production, and saving money. There are several different types of abrasion resistant...

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    How Do You Calculate Air Velocity in a Pipe?

    In pneumatic conveying systems, it’s crucial to correctly calculate the required air velocity in pipelines in order to preserve product quality, minimize abrasion to components, and keep operations...

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    How To Prepare Your Plant For A Shutdown

    Plant shutdowns are oftentimes a necessary aspect of operational maintenance, and typically happen at least once a year. Without maintenance shutdowns, a business may be derailed unexpectedly by...

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    What is the Pneumatic Conveying Flow Rate?

    Pneumatic conveying flow rate refers to the rate at which air or materials in pneumatic conveying pipelines travel. The airflow rate directly correlates with air velocity, air volume, and air mass...

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    How Air Velocity Affects Materials in a Pneumatic Conveying System

    To find the correct air velocity in pneumatic conveying systems, it’s crucial to understand the properties of the material being conveyed, such as the size, shape, and density of particles. 

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    Pneumatic Conveying vs. Mechanical Conveying

    The differences between pneumatic conveying vs. mechanical conveying come down to the types of bulk materials these two types of systems transfer, the distances they can convey over, and how they are...

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    The Effects of Pressure Loss in Pneumatic Conveying (and what to do about it)

    Several factors can cause pressure loss in pneumatic conveying, from an incorrect feed rate to moisture in the pipelines. The effects are line blockages, expensive periods of downtime, and high...

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