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Valves, Gates & Airlocks

Valves, gates & airlocks for dry material handling applications

Many people think that selecting a valve for handling dry material is a relatively simple process. But in reality, valve manufacturers need more information to accurately select the right valve for the application. The vast range of valve types available reflects the challenges of controlling and directing the flow of dry bulk solids. Installation criteria determines which valve line is appropriate. The most critical question is “what is the valve intended to do?” Find Manufacturers of valves, gates and airlocks in our Equipment Guide.

Suppliers for Valves, Gates & Airlocks:

Flag of FrancePOITTEMILL – FORPLEX

Innovative Solutions for More Sustainable and Quality Products. Based in Béthune, Northern France, POITTEMILL AND FORPLEX are engineering companies specializing in providing fine-grinding solutions, powder processing and preparation from laboratory to industrial scale. As we design and install our own equipment, we have been able to provide installations for more than 100 years that are tailor-made to customer requirements.

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Flag of United StatesCoperion & Coperion K-Tron

Coperion and Coperion K-Tron are system and equipment suppliers, including extruders, feeders, pneumatic conveying and components, who understand the importance of process efficiency. We design, develop, manufacture and maintain systems, machines and components for the plastic, chemical, pharmaceutical, food & pet food, mineral and nonwoven industries.

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Flag of ItalyMIX SRL

Since 1990 MIX has been projecting and manufacturing in Cavezzo mixing systems and industrial components for bulk solids handling. In its mission, MIX operates not merely as a supplier, but as a reliable partner being able to develop new solutions and increase the efficiency of the production processes. Certification Systems according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001.

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Flag of ItalyWAMGROUP S.p.A.

WAMGROUP is the global market leader in Screw Conveyors and amongst the most prominent players in the field of Bulk Solids Handling & Processing Equipment. The company founded in Modena, Italy, in 1968, employs some 2,100 people at more than 60 locations in 40 countries. The Company’s comprehensive product range includes equipment for Bulk Solids Handling & Processing, Dust Filtration, Waste Water Treatment and Renewable Energy Generation.

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Flag of CanadaLorenz Conveying Products Corp.

For 40+ years, Lorenz Conveying Products has been North America's leading single source manufacturer of Couplings, Elbows, Fittings, Diverter Valves, Slide Gates, Iris Valves and Cyclones for pneumatic conveying, vacuum and bulk handling systems. Servicing Food, Petfood, Chemical, Grain Milling, Minerals and Plastics & Packaging. We are the Conveying Products People!

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Flag of NetherlandsHethon

Hethon is a worldwide specialist in powder and liquid dosing, especially for substances that are difficult to dose. We distinguish ourselves because we think along with the customer to come to a good long-term solution, find personal attention important and can quickly come to good advice.

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Flag of SwitzerlandGericke

Gericke is a fourth-generation, family-owned company offering a complete range of process equipment and expert engineering services for the automated handling of dry, bulk materials. Gericke custom-designs, manufactures, installs and services pneumatic conveying systems, sifters, lump breakers, feeders, mixers, rotary valves, bag handling stations and more.

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Flag of NetherlandsDMN-WESTINGHOUSE

DMN-WESTINGHOUSE has been designing and manufacturing rotary valves, diverter valves and other related components for the bulk solids handling industry for many years. As an independent company with no involvement in system design, our sole activity is the development, manufacture and sale of these components. DMN-WESTINGHOUSE offers tailor-made solutions to the global food, dairy, plastics, (petro)chemical, pharmaceutical, mineral, power and biomass industries.

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Flag of TurkeyPolimak

Polimak is specialized in bulk solid handling, conveying, storage, feeding, dosing, discharging, filling, dust collection systems, and components. Providing solutions from a single equipment to complete turnkey systems, our strength is coming from custom design and production capabilities for each individual application. Food, cement, iron, chemicals, plastics are some of the industries we serve.

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Flag of GermanySchenck Process Group

Operating for over 130 years, Schenck Process has engineered cutting-edge technologies and solutions across the bulk material handling spectrum, delivering unmatched precision and accuracy for dry powder pneumatic conveying, mixing, blending, milling, sifting, screening, weighing and feeding.  Additionally, the group provides highly efficient air filtration systems for dust collection applications.

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Flag of United StatesProgressive Products, Inc

Progressive Products, Inc. optimizes pneumatic conveying systems by reducing waste and cost, minimizing downtime, and improving productivity with high-performing components. If you need durable, cost-effective components to optimize your system, we’ll develop innovative solutions which support peak performance – quickly, efficiently and affordably.

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Flag of United KingdomVortex Global Limited

Vortex manufactures quality slide gates, diverters, iris valves, and loading spouts for dry bulk solids solutions. All products are designed for dependability, durability and easy maintenance helping customers save time and money. Vortex is the brand choice among many industries including agriculture, bakery, cement, chemical, coal, food, milling, mineral, pharmaceutical, plastics, and rubber.

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Experts for Valves, Gates & Airlocks

Gerard van Schoten Gerard van Schoten (Hethon) Gerard van Schoten worked under many different titles before reaching his current title of managing director, as well as providing technical advice. He is responsible for sales and technical support around the world. He has been working at HETHON ... Ask a question
Süleyman Salihler Süleyman Salihler (Polimak) Süleyman is General Manager of Polimak with more than 20 years of experience in design, engineering, manufacturing, and marketing of bulk solids handling systems. He leads the organization to provide problem-free solutions from single equipment ... Ask a question
Julio Contreras is the Vice President of Sales at Sweet Manufacturing Company Julio Contreras (Sweet Manufacturing Company) Julio Contreras is the Vice President of Sales at Sweet Manufacturing Company. With more than 21 years of expertise in the feed mill and industrial applications for material handling equipment. He also has an engineering background that allows ... Ask a question
Travis Young - Vortex Travis Young (Vortex Global Limited) Travis has over 20 years of experience in the dry bulk solids industry and is the President at Vortex, an engineering and manufacturing company that specialises in process valves and loading solutions specifically for solids handling. Travis ... Ask a question