rotary feeder

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rotary feeder

[′rōd·ə·rē ′fēd·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Device in which a rotating element or vane discharges powder or granules at a predetermined rate.
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Dust collector hoppers are for temporary storage only, which should be for just the few minutes it takes to remove dust through the discharge device (usually a rotary airlock).
Limited Tenders are invited for Purchase of rotor shaft with rotor for 800 size self cleaning rotary airlock feeder
Once the materials have been separated and dried in the spray dryer, they are conveyed to a rotary airlock. The particles pass through a rare earth magnet and are then fed into a Kason Vibroscreen[R] circular vibratory screener to remove agglomerates, flakes, lumps and any sheets or layers that may have formed on the side walls of the spray dryer.
The Klean-In-Place[R] Rotary Airlock Feeder is a special purpose valve for bulk tank cleaning applications.
The Meyer Screw Pump is an ideal replacement for rotary airlock feeders that have prematurely failed when handling fine abrasive materials.
The surge hopper is equipped with a high capacity rotary airlock valve to feed material into the pneumatic conveying line leading from a positive displacement blower at high rates.
Components include vacuum loaders, pressure and vacuum blower packages, dense-phase (batch and continuous), rotary airlock valves, blade-line diverters, parallel-tunnel diverters, scale valves, scale hoppers, filters, and complete process-control capabilities.
Installed on dust collection systems operating under negative pressure, the open- construction Platypus Valve and the closed-construction Armadillo Valve offer worry-free, continuous discharge of free flowing dust and = granules at a fraction of the cost of the standard rotary airlock valves they = replace.
Meyer Rotary Airlock Feeders offer the industry's broadest range of sizes, features and capabilities.
A system controller starts and stops each discharger's rotary airlock valve to weigh ingredients, first at high feed rate for rapid filling, then at dribble feed rate, stopping material flow once the accurate batch weight has been discharged.
Housings and end plates of Precision-Aire Rotary Airlock Feeders are cast from high-quality gray iron.
All housing and end plates on Smoot Co.'s Precision-Aire Rotary Airlock Feeders are cast from high-quality grey iron.