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Feeders, Pneumatic Conveyors, and Automated Systems for the Chemical Processing Industries

K-Tron manufactures a wide variety of solids and liquid feeding and pneumatic conveying equipment  and systems for the chemical processing industry.

K-Tron designs and manufactures feeding and bulk material handling systems for the CPI

K-Tron feeders provide high-accuracy feeding solutions and handle a wide range of ingredients. For over 35 years, K-Tron has set the pace for quality and innovation in bulk solids feeding. K-Tron’s experienced technical engineers are available to discuss your process requirements in detail and recommend specific design options to optimize your process, both in feed accuracy as well as process quality.

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Process Equipment OverviewVibratory Feeder and Liquid loss-in-weight feeder

Liquid Loss-in-Weight

Liquid loss-in-weight feed rates are dependent on tank size, scale size and selected metering device.  A wide range of pumps and tanks can be combined with a suspension scale or platform scale using K-Tron's SFT III weighing technology for the gravimetric feeding of liquids. In this application, the liquid is discharged from the hopper by weighing the liquid being fed and regulating the speed of the feeding device.

The loss-in-weight signal from the hopper load cell / scale is sent to the pump and the pump speed is adjusted to achieve constant massflow.  The complete liquid loss-in-weight system (feeder, scale, pump, piping) is available in special skid mounted designs which are completely portable for movement throughout the plant. K-Tron Systems Group specializes in designing and integrating both liquid and powder loss-in-weight systems for applications such as extrusion.

Liquid loss-in-weight feeder on D5 Scale

Pneumatic Conveying: Components and Systems

Whether your material handling application requires a single component or a complete system, Premier Pneumatics stands ready to be your single source for pneumatic conveying. Building on a tradition of excellence, Premier is committed to delivering superior products and services that fully meet your expectations. 

Premier Pneumatics experience includes the successful conveying of the following materials:

  • CaCO3
  • Copper- Hydroxide
  • Talc
  • Bentonite Clay
  • Kaolin Clay
  • Soda Ash
  • Limestone
  • Sodium- Benzoate
  • Burnt Wood Chips
  • Clay/Carbon blend
  • Gypsum
  • Vanadium- Pentoxide
  • Dolocron
  • Dicalcium- Phosphate
  • Silica
  • TiO2
  • Lead Oxide
  • Ammonia- Sulfate
  • Boric Acid

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For more than 40 years, K-Tron has been providing smart solutions to the problems of material handling and process control. As the world’s leading feeder company, K-Tron is able to focus on what many engineers call the hardest part of the process—the art and science of getting material into the process. When you require quality, consistency and control in your process – look to K-Tron for single source systems engineering.

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