AlphaPipe

Hero Maque

Silo filling improved with AlphaPipe

The Challenge:

Filling silos with abrasive minerals was causing major problems at a leading glass manufacturer. Following an upgrade programme, blowing pressure increased to 2 Bar resulting in high levels of wear and regular blockage in ‘deadbox’ style 90° bends. A new solution was needed.

Our Solution:

AlphaPipe 90° abrasion resistant armoured bend

Key Features:

AlphaChrome low profile hard weld coating to internal surfaces

Improvement:

Deadbox bends – trapped material causing blockages
AlphaPipe – unrestricted material flow, transfer times reduced

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Client feedback

“Since we changed to AlphaPipe bends we can now blow in at higher pressures and we have not had any flow problems, delivering more product in a shorter time frame. They are not showing any signs of wear either so we’re in the process of changing 20 bends over to AlphaPipe” 

Maintenance Supervisor

Product details / benefit.

  • Efficiency - full flow, quicker delivery
  • Long Life - abrasion, chemical, impact and temperature resistant
  • User friendly - lighter and simple to install
  • Price - lower cost than deadbox alternative
  • Tailor made - designed to site requirements, custom flanges

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