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What is a Rotary Airlock Feeder?

Posted on 9/18/20 2:51 PM

A rotary airlock feeder is a type of industrial valve used in material handling systems to process and transfer dry bulk materials for production. Though referred to by more than one name—rotary valves, rotary feeders, rotary airlocks, or simply airlocks—it is typically used to transfer solid bulk material from hoppers, bins or cyclones, into vacuum and pressurized pneumatic conveying systems. Its main components are the outer housing, rotor and shaft, end plates, a drive, shaft packing seals and bearings.

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Prater Introduces New Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve

Posted on 3/18/16 10:16 AM

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Prater Rotary Airlock Valves Are NPFA-69 Compliant

Posted on 4/20/15 3:46 PM

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