Lean Phase Pneumatic Conveying Case Studies

Bentonite Pneumatic Conveying System

Filquip has designed, supplied and commissioned a Bentonite Lean Phase Pneumatic Conveying System to transport lime from two outdoor Silos into an internal plant day hopper a distance of 30m away at a rate of 8TPH.

The following Filquip equipment package was provided for the Bentonite pneumatic conveying system:

  • Tri-lobe Positive Displacement Blower 30kW
  • Acoustic Noise Enclosure for Blower
  • Two RVS20.20 Blow Through Rotary Valves 1.1kW
  • Mechanically actuated ball valves and fabricated Y pieces for clean air diversion
  • One VAB.150 Flap Diverter Valve for Product Pipeline Diversion

Calcium Carbonate Lean Phase Conveying System

Filquip has designed and supplied a calcium carbonate lean phase pneumatic conveying system to move Omyacarb. The system transfers the Omyacarb Calcium Carbonate from a mill to a loadout silo a distance of 86m away at a rate of 25TPH.

The following Filquip equipment package was provided for the Bentonite pneumatic conveying system:

  • Tri-lobe Positive Displacement Blower 75kW
  • Acoustic Noise Enclosure for Blower
  • One RVC35.20 Bent Rotor Rotary Valve 1.1kW
  • Two FNW4J48 Air/Product Separation Dust Collectors
  • One VAB.200 Flap Diverter Valve for Product Pipeline Diversio

Cement and Slag Pneumatic Conveying System

Filquip has designed, supplied and commissioned a Cement and Slag Lean Phase Pneumatic Conveying System to transport lime from outdoor Silos into the processing plant surge hopper above the mixer a distance of 45m away at a rate of 20TPH.

The following Filquip equipment package was provided for the Cement & Slag pneumatic conveying system:

  • Tri-lobe Positive Displacement Blower 37kW
  • Acoustic Noise Enclosure for Blower
  • Two RVS20.20 Blow Through Rotary Valves 1.1kW
  • Four Silotop Dust Collectors, Silo Pressure Relief Valves, Level Indicators and Slide Gates
  • One VAR.150 Drum Diverter Valve for Product Pipeline Diversion
  • Conveying Pipeline Wearbends

Cement Truck Unloader and Pneumatic Conveyor

Filquip has designed, supplied and commissioned a Cement Truck Unloading System that Pneumatically conveys the cement to internal plant silos at a distance of 50m away at a rate of 20TPH.

The following Filquip equipment package was provided for the Cement pneumatic conveying system:

  • Tri-lobe Positive Displacement Blower 37kW
  • Acoustic Noise Enclosure for Blower
  • One SU.200 Screw Conveyor, 2000mm Long
  • One RVS20.20 Blow Through Rotary Valve 1.1kW
  • One FN1J06 Dust Collector with 1.1kw Fanset

Starch Pneumatic Conveying System

Filquip has designed, supplied, installed and commissioned a Starch Lean Phase Pneumatic Conveying System to transport starch from the bulk storage silo as required to the production hall day hopper a distance of 30m away at a rate of 6TPH.

The following Filquip equipment package was provided for the Bentonite pneumatic conveying system:

  • Tri-lobe Positive Displacement Blower 11kW
  • Starch Storage Silo 70m3 Capacity with aeration
  • Silo overfill protection system (PRV, Dust Collector, Level Probe, Fill Valves)
  • One RVS10.20 Blow Through Rotary Valves 1.1kW

Icing Sugar Mini Pneumatic Conveying System

Filquip has specified, supplied and commissioned a Icing Sugar Mini Pneumatic Conveying System to transport icign sugar dust from the Baghouse Dust Collectors into bulk bags. The Mini pneumatic transfer system conveys the dust a distance of 6m at a rate of 0.7TPH lime.

The following Filquip equipment package was provided for the icing Sugar Mini pneumatic conveying system:

  • Compressed air control panel (PowerFil)
  • Two Recofil Mini Pneumatic Conveying Systems
  • One EasyFil Bulk Bag Filling System
  • One Hoppertop Product/Dust Separator