Pneumatic transport

Pneumatic conveying
Dilute phase conveying
Dense phase conveying

Section summary
This index gives access to all knowledge interesting to Process Engineers in the field of Pneumatic Conveying


Pneumatic transport and conveying – The different types of pneumatic transport

Pressure and vacuum pneumatic transport

Pneumatic transport and conveying – The different phases of pneumatic transport

Lean phase and dense phase pneumatic transport

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Lean Phase – dilute phase – pneumatic transport

Design and operation of dilute phase pneumatic conveying systems

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Dense Phase – pneumatic transport

Design and operation of dense phase pneumatic conveying systems

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Air mover

Different types of air mover - driving force - for pneumatic conveying

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Roots blower

Roots blower design, typical operating pressure

Pneumatic transport and conveying - Roots blower performance curve

How to read, use and make key calculations thanks to a blower performance chart

Pneumatic transport and conveying – After Cooler

Use and design of blowers after coolers

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Airlock Rotary valve

Design, operation and sizing of airlock rotary valves

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Product Inlet / Injector

The different equipment used to bring powder in the conveying line

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Piping

Pipe layout, pipe connections

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Filter

Filtering media, filter design and filter sizing criteria

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Pick-up speed / minimal conveying speed

Calculation of pick-up speed in pneumatic conveying line, estimation of minimal conveying speed of solids, references for common solids handled process industries

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Air velocity in pipes

Calculation of air velocity in pipes, references for dilute and dense phase

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Air mass and volumetric flowrate

Calculating air volumetric flow rate and converting to mass flowrate

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Pipe equivalent length

Calculation of the equivalent length of a complex piping layout

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Solids particles velocity in pipes

Estimation of the solids particles transport velocity in pipes

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Bends

Types of bends, impact on product, design

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Solids breakage

What is breakage, how to calculate, how to reduce it

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Pressure drop

How to calculate the pressure drop in a pneumatic transport system

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Pipe diameter or bore

Specify the right pipe diameter for a conveying line

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Design methods for dilute phase conveying

Shortcut calculation methods to size a dilute phase bulk solids pneumatic transport line

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Design methods for dense phase conveying

Calculation methods to size a dense phase bulk solids pneumatic transport line

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Solids load ratio

Calculation of solids load ratio and reference values for dilute phase and dense phase conveying

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Pipe blockages, line choking

Root causes of powder blockage and how to avoid it

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Powder build-up

Root causes of powder build-up and how to avoid it

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Selecting lean phase or dense phase

How to chose to convey a material in dilute phase or in dense phase

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Blower power required

Calculate the power required to reach a given capacity in a conveying line

Pneumatic transport and conveying - Horizontal conveying

Specificities of conveying solids in horizontal pipes

Pneumatic transport and conveying – Vertical conveying

Specificities of conveying solids in vertical pipes




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