Development of an Inexpensive Pneumatic Pipefeeder.
NTIS: PB 91-170167 :38 pages
An inexpensive pneumatic pipefeeder has been designed and demonstrated to inject stowing material, up to 1 1/2 in topsize, into a 6-in-diam pipeline at rates up to 45 ton/h. The pipefeeder showed no wear after 233 tons of material had been processed. Estimates of economical benefit over competitive air-lock feeders are $2.50 Savings per ton of material stowed.
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NTIS: PB 91-170167