Test Center Paves Way for New Powder Handling Solutions
The Spiroflow Systems test center gives customers the utmost confidence in the company’s powder handling solutions. It is an enclosed area within the company’s production facility where multiple product material tests are performed each week. Each test is set up for specific customer requirements with the customer’s actual material, using various types of equipment.
The test center contains a complete compliment of material handling and conveying equipment that includes Bulk Bag Fillers, Bulk Bag Unloaders, Flexible Screw, Cableflow® Tubular Cable Drag, Dynaflow® Chain Drag, Aero Mechanical Conveyors as well as a variety of auxiliary equipment. The test center allows the company to analyze and demonstrate customer specific material flow capabilities under true operating conditions.
Over the past 40 years Spiroflow has tested virtually thousands of materials across a wide range of industries and maintains an extensive database of product handling and flow characteristics. The company offers customer material testing free of charge and includes an equipment performance guarantee with each test.
Powder and Bulk Engineering magazine has recently published an article in their May 2014 issue profiling the Spiroflow Systems powder handling test center. It covers the process Spiroflow has in place to test customers’ specific materials ensuring that the recommended powder handling solution operates as promised before purchasing.