The nickel handling system collects the powder from a kiln gas cyclone. The mild steel hopper is vee shaped and steep walled for best flow behaviour. The collecting screw features both left and right-hand flights for efficient central discharge. Nickel is a fine, highly dense powder making it highly abrasive. To mitigate the resulting wear, the flights of the screw have been treated with a hard wearing coating.
“The original cyclone hopper design had a history of bridging which would cause production delays on the kiln. Projex were challenged to come up with a design concept to reduce time delays. Ajax professionally turned the concept of this bridge breaking hopper into an engineered device on time and in budget to fit into a busy kiln refit program,” said Ian Lund, Principal Engineer, Projex Solutions Limited.
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Ajax Equipment Ltd is a specialist manufacturer of solids handling and processing equipment, incorporating Lynflow technology.It has over 40 years experience in the design and manufacture of equipment for a wide range of international organisations involved in food and confectionery processing, pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, waste to energy and ...