NTE Process’ Circle Feeder: Avoiding Segregation of Powder and Granular Materials

NTE Process' Circle Feeder: Avoiding Segregation of Powder and Granular Materials
NTE Process is the Single Solution Provider of process solutions for industry, ranging from dense phase pneumatic conveying to mixing but also liquid injection, drying, atomization, and in-line formulation to packaging.

NTE Process is the Single Solution Provider of process solutions for industry, ranging from dense phase pneumatic conveying to mixing but also liquid injection, drying, atomization, and in-line formulation to packaging. We combine patented technologies with the experience of the best technological partners on the international market, to offer to our customers a path of innovation and development tailored to the needs of their business.

NTE Process Circle Feeder, powdered by Yoshikawa – is a powerful mass flow & table-type powder feeders featuring segregation prevention and bridging elimination by means of mass flow technology.

It has to be attached to the bottom of a hopper or silo. On the bottom panel of the CF, thin, flat vanes rotate. The vanes spread out and move the powder materials to the periphery of the cylinder. The materials are introduced to the exhaust port by peripheral vanes and discharged.

Features:

  • Adjustment of Discharging Rate

Clearance Adjustment of Flow Adjusting Ring (Standard): the feed rate is controlled by raising and lowering the height of flow adjusting bolts on the casing by turning the flow adjusting bolts. Rotation Speed Adjustment of Rotary vanes (Optional): increases the discharging rate and lower r.p.m. decreases it.

  • Mass-flow is the movement where the entire powder and granular material in a storage tank flows in streams to be smoothly discharged. The Circle Feeder enables massflow (first-in first-out) as it allows the powder and granular material to flow radially toward the periphery where it is discharged.
  • Segregation is the uneven distribution of components in a powder or granular material that occur during flows of the material due to differences in physical properties of its components. The mass-flow mechanism of the Circle Feeder prevents segregation of powder and granular materials.
  • Segregation improvement case – Segregation deterrence

Segregation is difficult to check visually, and the adverse effects resulting from segregation during storage and handling of powder and granular materials are diverse. For the pharmaceutical and food industries, in particular, segregation is a significant factor in lowered product quality. The Circle Feeder is the one and only feeder in the world that can prevent segregation via mass-flow discharging. Employment of the Circle Feeder will prevent segregation and help improve the stability of product quality.

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