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    What to Consider When Experiencing Transition Issues in Your Pneumatic Conveying System

    Transition issues in pneumatic conveying systems are not uncommon, but there are things you can do to understand why they’re happening and then put measures in place to prevent them.

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    What is a Centerline Radius and How is it Measured?

    The centerline radius, commonly known as the CLR, is the distance from the exact center of an elbow’s curve to the centerline (axis) of the pipe.

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    Is a Thicker Elbow Wall the Best Abrasion Resistant Solution for Pneumatic Conveying Systems?

    If the elbows in your pneumatic conveying system suffer from abrasion, it may seem logical that simply replacing them with a thicker wall thickness would be your best abrasion resistant solution. 

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    What’s the Difference Between Pipe and Tube?

    It’s fair to say that pipe and tube look very similar, and because of that the words are often used interchangeably. However, in industry the terms have their own unique definitions.

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    What is Abrasion Resistance?

    Abrasion resistance is simply a material’s ability to withstand abrasion, which is a process of wearing down by friction. Finding solutions that reduces abrasion to materials helps to maintain its...

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    What’s The Difference Between a Lump Breaker and a Hammermill?

    Lump breakers and hammermills are both robust machines that process large material into smaller material by breaking it down. That means they have the same end goal of size reduction, make material...

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    Pros & Cons of Different Materials for Pneumatic Conveying Elbows

    It’s highly likely that using the wrong type of elbow, or an elbow that’s made from the wrong type of material for your system, will cause issues. Sometimes abrasion problems are caused by using...

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    Progressive Products, Inc. To Celebrate 40 years in Business

    Progressive Products, Inc., a Pittsburg, KS manufacturing company, will celebrate its 40th anniversary on Friday, September 27, 2019.  PPI was the brain child of Robert “Bob” Allison.  Allison worked...

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    Six Questions (and Answers) to Help You Get the Right Elbow

    Choosing a new elbow for your pneumatic conveying system can be a complex task if your existing elbow isn’t performing as well as you’d like. It can be difficult managing system downtime if you are...

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    Checklist: What You Need to Know to Help Minimize Elbow Wear

    People who manage pneumatic conveying systems often ask us how they can figure out what’s causing wear to the elbows in their system – and in turn, how they can minimize this wear. It’s a great...

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