Things you might want to know about pneumatic conveying

June 1, 2020 4:10 pm

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Pneumatic Conveying Systems are used in a variety of industries as a way of moving products of varying sizes and weights from one place to another. They can be used to transport everything from food products right through to medicines. The one thing that these items all have in common is that they are dry products and they need to be moved relatively quickly in large quantities.

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Pneumatic conveying works by using different air pressures in the pipe that is used to transfer the items. The pressurised air is effectively pushed through the system and as it does so the good move with it.

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These systems can be used over large distances and if necessary across a number of different levels. The products can be moved at varying speeds depending on what your requirements are for your business. The pressure created can be changed according to the size and weight of the items that need to be moved. There are two systems that can be used – dilute and dense. Dilute uses high velocities and so might not be suitable for delicate substances. The dense system is much smaller and uses lower velocities to move the products through the pipe system.