Pneumatic Deflection Elbows Prevent Material Impact Problems

Pneumatic Deflection Elbows Prevent Material Impact Problems
Smart Elbow® deflection elbows from HammerTek® can prevent abrasive materials from wearing through the elbow wall, eliminate material degradation and fines, and prevent the frictional heat that causes heat-sensitive materials to build up and plastic pellets to melt, forming streamers and angel hair.

They are therefore utilized for applications in which product quality is paramount, space restrictions require tight-radius bends and unscheduled downtime due to elbow maintenance or replacement cannot be tolerated. 

A spherical chamber protrudes partially beyond the desired 90º or 45º pathway, causing a ball of material suspended in the air to rotate, gently deflecting incoming material around the bend without impacting the elbow wall.

Suitable for dilute- and dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, the deflection elbows are offered in tube and pipe diameters from 1.5 to 18 inches (38 to 457 mm) in cast iron, carbon steel, aluminum, stainless steel, and special alloys.

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The Smart Elbow® deflection elbow for pneumatic and slurry conveying systems virtually eliminates elbow wear, product degradation, plugging, surging, cross-contamination, noise, turbulence, etc. The Smart Elbow deflection elbow from HammerTek ...

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