They definitely can. Please see our success stories.
Yes. Piab has experience of conveying a large variety of tablets and capsules without damage. Please contact us for detailed information.
No it can’t. Normal procedure is to dose before or after conveying.
No we can’t. It’s extremely difficult to control the amount of liquid coming in the conveyor.
Yes, up to 25-30 feet without accessories/pipe emptying solution. With a pipe emptying solution, up to 80 feet.
For piFLOW®p we can supply this documentation. It is a template that shall be filled in during start up and with the help of the manual that comes with the shipment.
No, the conveyors use only compressed air. Even our control systems are pneumatic.
Piab offers a warranty to distributors, integrators and users of Piab products worldwide as per the following definitions:
In the manual for conveyors there is one section about troubleshooting. You are also welcome to contact the nearest Piab company.
0 – 160 feet if the conveying length does not include a vertical lift more than 16 feet and the product density is between 1.10-2.20 lb.
By having the right mix of air and conveyed product. This is achieved from where the Piab conveyor draws the material with the help of our feeding point accessories. Please also read our white paper on segregation and contact any Piab company for further information.
No they are not, only for under pressure.
Not if instructions in the manual are followed. All Piab conveyors have a grounding point. All our conveyors can be sent with ATEX dust approval.
Tool-less assembly/de-assembly. For more detailed information, please look in the manual or on our YouTube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/PIABConveyor
From about 550 lbs/hour to about 22,000 lbs/hour.
Please use the application configurator. You are also welcome to contact Piab or a Piab partner for details.
With regular maintenance, the unit will do the job for years to come.
If the compressed air is dirty/has fluid in it, the filter can be clogged as well as the ejectors and the timers.Water in the air line is not optimal.
Consult the manual for troubleshooting if you would encounter anything unusual.
Conveyor, filter regulator (1” connection)
piFLOW®p is made of stainless steel 316L.
piFLOW® i and f are made of stainless steel 304.
To a large number or Piab conveyors we can offer FDA, ATEX Dust and Gas, 2.2 certificates.
Stainless steel, aluminum, or PE, aspirated and non-aspirated feed wands
Feed adapter with or without flange connection
Remote start/stop valve
Transition from the unit to downstream equipment
Pleated rod. Filtration grade 0,5µm. a hard rod filter in PE and PUR material with a PTFE membrane. Comes in black and white version.
Pleated, Filtration grade 0,5µm. A hard polyester and PUR filter with a PTFE membrane. Gray color.
Textile. Filtration grade 5,0µm filterbag in polyester and a ePTFE membrane. Light gray color.
Compressed air with normal industry pressure of 58-87 psi.
It depends on the physical properties of the granules. Piab has experience of conveying a large variety of granules, tablets and capsules without damage. Please contact us for detailed information.
Yes, they are.
Depending on the filter type there are different recommendations. Please read the cleaning instructions in the corresponding manual for the vacuum conveyor.
Yes it can, a level sensor including the electric/pneumatic valve will be integrated for it. 110VAC or 24VDC are available.
The unit has a pneumatic control which controls the suction and discharge time as well for fluidization.
It can also be without control, in that case the end user will need to provide the sequence of operation – PLC control.
Electric/pneumatic valve unit can be provided ( to convert the electrical signal to a pneumatic output to signal the Piab)
Yes, it is all metric tubing and hardware.
220-22,000 lbs/hr, depending on the distance and the size of the conveyor/pump/filter and product to be conveyed.
piPREMIUM64 pump. 5.30-7.42 scfm
piPREMIUM100 pump. 10.6-14.8 scfm
piPREMIUM200 pump. 21.1-29.7 scfm
piPREMIUM400 pump. 42.2-59.1 scfm
piPREMIUM600 pump. 63.3-88.7 scfm
piPREMIUM800 pump. 84.4-118.2 scfm
piPREMIUM1200 pump, 127.1-178 scfm
piPREMIUM1600 pump, 169.5-237.3 scfm
The air driven Piab vacuum pump maximizes energy efficiency by using COAX® technology
Does not produce any heat
Low maintenance because of few parts
Efficient filtration (5 – 0.5 micron)
Maximize productivity with quick-start operation
Low noise level (72-76 dBA)
Optimize available mounting space
Increase conveying capacity with a large volume capability
We can deliver units in 4-6 weeks after receipt of order.
< Ra 0.8µm
We have different ones for different needs:
They can convey products between fine powder to plastic granules and from free flowing material to non-free flowing dry material.
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