Prater Introduces New Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve

Prater Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Introduces New Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve Prater’s new Blow-Thru Rotary Airlock Valve is designed specifically for applications that require discharging into a pneumatic conveying line and are available in 8”, 10” and 12” sizes. Like all Prater Rotary Airlocks, the new design features an innovative, larger vane pocket design that […]

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Prater Rotary Airlock Valves Are NPFA-69 Compliant


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Prater Completes Testing To Become The Only Rotary Airlock Valves Commercially Available In North America Certified To Comply With NFPA-69 In February of 2015 Prater Rotary Airlock Valves were tested at by Fike® at their Fike® Remote Testing Facility according to guidance found in the NFPA-69 standards. Fike® concluded that Prater […]

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Fly Ash Application Story

Background: Coal provides more than half of the nation’s electricity and considering that the United States controls an estimated quarter of the world’s coal reserves, it makes coal a cheap and abundant energy source for the foreseeable future. As coal demand grows, so does the amount of byproducts from burning it. Millions of tons of […]

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Extend The Life Of Your Rotary Airlock

Rotary feeders, also known as rotary airlocks or rotary valves, are commonly used in industrial and agricultural applications as a component in a bulk or specialty material handling system. Rotary airlock feeders have wide application in industry wherever dry free-flowing powders, granules, crystals, or pellets are used including pollution control applications in wood, grain, food, […]

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Real Vinyl Powder Solutions For The Flooring Industry

Business Overview: A large flooring manufacturer in Southern Illinois processes many powders including limestone and vinyl to make laminate, vinyl sheet, vinyl tile and linoleum. The Challenge: As part of their process, vinyl powder is off-loaded from rail cars and transferred into large storage silos. From there, the extremely fine vinyl powder is fed pneumatically […]

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Real Abrasion/Corrosion Solutions For The Charcoal Industry

Business Overview: A very large charcoal-producing manufacturer with locations nationwide is part of a mega-conglomerate with sales in the billions of dollars annually. The Challenge: This sizable charcoal manufacturer has been purchasing rotary airlock valves from Prater for more than a decade.As a valued partner, Prater has familiarized itself with the customer’s process so well […]

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