In-house testing at our Charlotte, NC facility is conducted using QVF glass Powder Pump units.
Testing with a glass unit lets you watch what is going on inside the Powder Pump, allowing us to observe the powder behavior and see how quickly the unit fills. This added visibility helps us optimize your transfer settings and accurately determine:
· How fast and far the powder will move
· If there is a serious risk of plugging the transfer hose
· Where to set the initial cycle times
· Does the material blind the filter element quickly
· Does the filter media capture the particles efficiently
· How much gas pressure does it take to discharge the material
· Does the material discharge easily or bridge across the outlet valve
· Can the transfer hose be cleaned out easily
If your material is too toxic to easily transport, it is best to perform the testing at your site with our rental equipment. This method of testing will help to determine:
· All of the above (but not as easily as with the glass units, due to limited visibility)
· How the equipment is installed and operated
An additional benefit to testing at your facility is that you can get feedback from operators who might benefit most from reduced PPE requirements and ergonomic improvements. It gives them the chance to experience firsthand the improved safety and house-keeping that the new technology will bring to their process.
The Powder Pump offers a simple, reliable way to pneumatically convey powders from one location to another. For more information about DDPS solutions that can meet the material handling challenges of your business, download our new Powder Handling Solutions Brochure, fill out this online form or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.