PFT Powder Flow Testers

The PFT Powder Flow Tester delivers quick and easy analysis of powder flow behavior in industrial processing equipment.
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The PFT Powder Flow Tester delivers quick and easy analysis of powder flow behavior in industrial processing equipment. It is ideal for manufacturers who process powders daily and want to minimize or eliminate downtime and expense that can occur when hoppers discharge erratically or fail to discharge altogether.



FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Tests powders for formulation, characterization and QA/QC
  • Quickly and easily develop product SOP
  • Minimize or eliminate production downtime and expense
  • Compact design - easily fits on a workbench
  • Easy to use and intuitive Powder Flow Pro software included
  • Full Flow Function Test in 25 minutes
  • Bulk Density (Fill and Final)
  • Time Consolidation Test with Full Flow Function data
  • Wall Friction
  • Flow Index
  • Arching Dimensions
  • Rat-hole Diameter
  • Hopper Half Angle
  • Gravity Chute Angle
  • Compressibility (Carr) Index
  • Compressibility (Hausner) Ratio
  • Choice of faster Flow Function Tests for QA/QC
  • Data Output to Excel
  • Comprehensive report generation


COMPUTER REQUIREMENTS

  • Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • 2 GHz processor
  • 1 GB RAM
  • One USB or RS-232 port
  • 1024x768 resolution display
  • Overview +


    What's Included

    Powder Flow Tester Instrument
    Powder Flow Software

    What Else is Needed?
    Shear Cell Kit - Choose One or Both:

    • PFT-610 Standard Volume 263cc
    • PFT-620 Small Volume 43cc


    NOTE: Each kit includes:

    • Sample Trough
    • Shear Cell
    • Wall Friction Lid 304 s/s with simulated 2B finish
    • Outer Catch Tray
    • Inner Catch Tray with Scraping Tool
    • Powder Scoop
    • Cleaning Brush
    • Wrench
    • Accessory Case

     

  • Options +


    Options
    • PFT-626 Sieve Kit for Standard Volume Shear Cell
    • PFT-627 Sieve Kit for Small Volume Shear Cell
    • PFT-TRAIN On-site Start-up and Training
    • Loan instruments available
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    • Temperature Sensor (DVP-94Y)
    • Humidity Sensor (PFT-607Y)
    • 316 s/s Vane Lids
    • Wall Lids: 316 s/s, Mild Steel, Tivar 88
    • Custom Wall Lids Available
    • Calibration Powder BCR-Limestone
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