How to choose a bin vent for your pneumatic conveying system
Bulk solids processors typically spend a lot of time designing and selecting major components for a pneumatic conveying system. But choosing a bin vent for the receiving bin at the system's end often gets short shrift. This article explains how a bin vent functions in a pneumatic conveying system, what types of bin vents are available, and how to choose a bin vent that will help your system perform to your specifications.
The fact that bin vent suppliers often receive rush orders for bin vents is a telltale clue that many plants install a new pneumatic conveying system without thinking much about what kinds of bin vents are available and what type is best suited to their conveying system. Don't let your system's bin vent choice be an afterthought. Consider the following information about bin vents with the same level of care you apply to choosing components for the rest of your pneumatic conveying system.