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Pneumatic Points to Ponder
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Publication Date: 03/1995
Pages: 5
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Design criteria — How conveyed material affects the conveying system

Building on the information presented in his first and second series of columns, Paul E. Solt -- a private consultant with more than 38 years experience installing and troubleshooting pneumatic conveying systems -- presents a third series of columns discussing design criteria for a pneumatic conveying system. In a separate section, Solt also answers your pneumatic conveying questions.

In this sixth column, we'll study some of the conveyed material's characteristics and their effect on selecting a pneumatic conveying system. In the July 1991 column, we studied how the conveyed material's flow characteristics vary depending on the air velocity and the solids-to-air loading.

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