How to Design Volumetric & Gravitational Feeders for Reliable Flow | The Powder Show 2020

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How to Design Volumetric & Gravitational Feeders for Reliable Flow

Joseph Marinelli  (President, Solids Handling Technologies)

Scott Miller  (Senior Consultant)

Location: Room 1

Date: Wednesday, October 7

Time: 10:15am - 11:45am

Track: Track A: Material Flow & Storage

Vault Recording: TBD

Improper design of volumetric and gravimetric bulk solids feeders can lead to flow problems, process upsets, and downtime. This session will discuss:

  • The importance of the feeder in relation to the bin it is attached to
  • Design techniques for feeders (screw, belt, rotary, etc.)
  • Benefits of gravimetric feeders and their drawbacks