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Micronizer®

How it Works

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  1. Feed material is metered into the inlet funnel
  2. Feed material is drawn into the grinding chamber through a vacuum created by the venturi
  3. Compressed air, gas or superheated steam is forced through the grinding nozzles at high velocities.
  4. The high velocity air, gas or steam accelerates the feed material generating particle-on-particle impact
  5. Centrifugal force holds the coarser particles in the outer area of the grinding chamber until milled finer
  6. The impact generates finer particles that are carried toward the center of the grinding chamber
  7. The micronized product exits the grinding chamber in the draft generated by the vortex finder

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Simpactor®

How it Works

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  1. Material enters bifuricated (split) feed inlet
  2. Material drops on to the grinding rotor
  3. Material travels by centrifugal force into the grinding area where it is ground by rotor and stationary pins
  4. Material leaves rotor and impacts corrugated wall for final grinding
  5. Ground particles fall into product collection cone
  6. Product exits through cone outlet

 


 

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Whirlwind®  Air Classifier

How it Works

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  1. Product enters feed inlet by gravity
  2. Product falls through intake cone
  3. Centrifugal force directs product into classification zone
  4. Larger particles fall off distributor plate into coarse cone
  5. Internal fan conveys smaller particles upward
  6. Selector blades separate large particles from airflow
  7. Finer product falls into fines cone, air is recycled
  8. Coarser product exits by gravity
  9. Finer product exits by gravity

 


 

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Side Draft  Air Classifier

How it Works

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  1. Product enters feed inlet by gravity
  2. Centrifugal force directs product into classification zone
  3. Product passes between air inlet and rejector cage
  4. Atmospheric or recycled air enters through air inlet
  5. Smaller airborne particles pass through variable speed rejector cage
  6. Finer product exits with airflow for collection in cyclone or dust collector
  7. Larger particles fall by gravity into coarse cone
  8. Coarser product exists by gravity

 


 

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SuperFine  Air Classifier

How it Works

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  1. Product enters feed inlet by gravity
  2. Product falls through intake cone
  3. Centrifugal force directs product into classification zone
  4. Larger particles fall off distributor plate into coarse cone
  5. Atmospheric or recycled air enters through air inlet
  6. Smaller airborne particles pass through variable speed rejector cage
  7. Finer product exits with airflow for collection in cyclone or dust collector
  8. Coarser product exists by gravity