Types of pneumatic transport
Dilute Phase transport
Dense Phase transport
Airlock Rotary Valve
Product inlet / Injector
Conveying speed / velocity
Air volumetric and mass flowrate
Pipe Equivalent Length
Solids velocity in pipe
Pipe Diameter or Bore
Selecting dilute or dense phase
1. Estimation of the power required for conveying bulk solids dilute phase
The power can be calculated with the following estimation :
Please note that this formula
is not for design but only to have an idea in pre-project
or during troubleshooting. This estimation is valid for
systems running in dilute phase.
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