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An overview of pneumatic conveying systems and performance

  • G. E. Klinzing
  • R. D. Marcus
  • F. Rizk
  • L. S. Leung
Part of the Powder Technology Series book series (POTS, volume 8)

Abstract

Pneumatic conveying involves the transportation of a wide variety of dry powdered and granular solids in a gas stream. In most cases the gas is normally air. However, where special conditions prevail (e.g. risk of explosion, health, fire hazards, etc.), different gases are used.

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Slug Flow Pneumatic Transport Sodium Perborate Acceleration Zone Uranium Tetrafluoride 
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© G.E. Klinzing, R.D. Marcus and F. Rizk 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. E. Klinzing
    • 1
  • R. D. Marcus
    • 2
    • 3
  • F. Rizk
    • 4
  • L. S. Leung
    • 5
  1. 1.Chemical EngineeringUniversity of PittsburghUSA
  2. 2.Morgan Education Technologies (Pty) LtdSouth Africa
  3. 3.Key Centre for Bulk Solids and Particulate TechnologiesUniversity of NewcastleAustralia
  4. 4.Technical Research and Development DepartmentBASF-AktiengesellschaftLudwigshafenGermany
  5. 5.Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research OrganizationAustralia

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