FLUIDIZER / IMPACTOR / VIBRATOR

Powder characteristics and storage may require different devices to help them flow efficiently. Powder Process-Solutions will select the proper flow assist device for your application.

FLUIDIZER

Fluidizer for Powder ProcessingFluidizers assist in the flow of product discharge by directing airflow along the interior walls of equipment, aerating the product and providing a vibration. By relieving the interior surface friction against the walls, a more consistent product flow results. Bridging, rat-holing and compacting are reduced. This device is effective for powders that easily de-aerate and compact.

Fluidizers are properly spaced through the storage walls, and are interconnected with compressed air lines. Depending on the number of fluidizers, several compressed air circuits may be required. Fluidizer circuits are sequenced on/off on a timed basis to optimize powder flow.

IMPACTOR

Impactor for Bulk Powder ProcessingImpactors are used in a wide variety of applications to assist in the product discharge from silos and hoppers. Impactors deliver high impact force at a low frequency, (a sledgehammer effect) based on a control timer. Best uses for the impactor include sticky powder that adheres to storage walls.

VIBRATOR

Vibrator for Powder ProcessingVibrators can assist in moving powders using vibratory force. Vibration can be cycled on/off, or on continuously during powder discharge, depending on powder characteristics.

  • Pneumatic vibrators use compressed air to regulate frequency and amplitude of the force. Not recommended for continuous duty.
  • Electric vibrators use adjustable eccentric weights to control force output. Designed for continuous duty, but may be cycled on/off