Processing Magazine

Custom-designed explosion-proof drum discharging system with surge hopper

January 7, 2009
The system is designed to provide a sealed discharge of drums containing explosive powders into a custom stainless steel surge hopper. Surge hopper features a quick release top cover, bin vent filter system with pulse jet cleaning and actuated discharge gate with 42” clear beneath. A patented Control Link™ Rotation System provides controlled 180° drum rotation for maximum product discharge. All product contact surfaces are type 304 stainless steel. The electrical system meets Class II, Division I and Group E requirements. Systems are custom designed to meet your application requirements.