Rotary valve wear and motor overload
Inquiries to other vendors about how best to transport these high density, solid copper particles drew uncertain reactions. A rotary valve fed, pneumatic conveying system had been tried without success. Severe wear and motor overload problems had proved the rotary valves to be inappropriate.
A complete conveying system was designed and supplied by Fox Valve, using a Fox 4” eductor and a Rotron DR 12 regenerative blower. Although required flow rates were moderate, the customer’s key requirements were the capacity to upgrade and the reassurance of high reliability. The customer has been so pleased with the performance of this original installation that he has purchased two additional systems; one conveying plastic flakes, the other transporting steel shreds, at different plants.
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Fox Valve manufactures Fox venturi eductors, ejectors, and venturi flow controls for industry, including solids-conveying eductors, air ejectors, steam ejectors, liquid eductors, and multi-stage vacuum systems. Fox has supplied these products to industry, aerospace, and research since 1961. Fox Venturi Eductors are used to pneumatically convey all ...