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Pneumatic Points to Ponder
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Publication Date: 07/1995
Pages: 6
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Design criteria — How air (gas) movers affect 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 seventh column, we'll look at air [or gas] movers and their effect on pneumatic conveying system design. Rather than compare each manufacturer's equipment, we'll discuss three basic types of air movers -- fans, blowers, and compressors -- and their applications.

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