New piab vacuum conveyor systems allow for larger batch volumesApril 3, 2020 REDWIRE is news you can use from leading suppliers. Powered by FRASERS.
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Firing Industries is the great Canadian source for piab processing equipment, including the manufacturer’s innovative line of piFLOW® vacuum conveyor systems. The piab team keeps finding new ways to improve these vacuum conveyors for bigger challenges and individual applications. The latest development is the new piFLOW®i/f 28L models.
The main advantage of using these new devices from piab is that they are built to allow larger batch volumes.
Increase in total pump capacity
These vacuum conveyor systems each have a 28L body, as well as the possibility for configurations like double mounting of the piBASIC 400 and 600 pumps on the cover. The user can increase the total pump capacity to 800 or 1200. With the addition of twice the piBASIC 600, for instance, production increases from the standard four tons per hour, achievable with the 14L model and the 600 pump, to 7½ tons per hour.
The 28L design is available with two kinds of piab vacuum conveyor systems, both available from Firing Industries: the piFLOW®i and the piFLOW®f. The piFLOW®i conveyor is widely used in general manufacturing and occasionally in the chemical sector. Among its benefits are high throughput performance and a small footprint. Businesses often use the piFLOW®i as an alternative to mechanical conveyors when the application requires either dust-free conveyance or low maintenance. The pump in this conveyor is based on COAX® technology, the most energy-efficient method of producing vacuum.
The piFLOW®f is a popular choice for applications that demand food-grade quality. It seals in direct product contact zones that comply with the United States Food and Drug Administration to meet the standards of industrial food-grade applications. Like the piFLOW®i, this conveyor offers high throughput performance, a small footprint, and COAX® technology, and it is also ideal as a substitute in tasks that need dust-free handling or low maintenance.
Both of these conveyors are built with 304 stainless steel bodies for wear resistance. They are ATEX-certified as far as dust and are available with either ejector-driven vacuum pumps or with mechanical pumps.
To learn more, contact Firing Industries’ application-sales engineers at firstname.lastname@example.org or (877) 688-0974.