Innovators in pneumatic conveying & bulk materials handling
Call : +44 (0)1858 410737

Testing facilities / capabilities

Extensive library of tested samples

Solids handling samples, bulk materials handling

The rig can easily be set up into one of 2 configurations:

  • Lean Phase Vacuum
  • Lean Phase Pressure


  • PLC Control
  • Variable Speed Rotary Valve
  • Variable Speed Blower/Exhauster
  • Pressure + Velocity Measurement
  • Reverse Jet Filter
  • Sight Glass
  • 80m of pipework + 7 long radius bends


  • Confirms levels of breakage
  • Derivation of Pressure Loss Factors
  • Evaluate Saltation Velocity
  • Efficient Sizing
  • Confident Scale Up Parameters
  • Optimum Equipment Selection

From this data we derive high confidences levels for scale up parameters together with competitive and efficient sizing and selection of equipment.

We also have a fabricated ‘box’ that can be fitted with aeration mushrooms or ‘vyon-d’ sintered plastic. This is particularly useful in examining the way products behave when discharging from hoppers and containers.

To carry out a test we need approx 40 –50 L of product

Tests may be chargeable, price on application.

Charged tests may be reimbursable against further order placement.

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Aptech (Powder Systems) Ltd
Unit 1 Sutton Court, Bath Street
Market Harborough, Leics, LE16 9EQ
Phone: +44 (0)1858 410737
Fax: +44 (0)1858 434273



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