Brookfield Engineering has announced the availability of its new Powder
Flow Tester (PFT), capable of delivering quick and easy analysis of powder flow
behavior in industrial processing equipment.
The Brookfield PFT is ideal for manufacturers who process powders daily
and want to minimize or eliminate the downtime and expenses that occur when
hoppers/silos fail to discharge. With the new Powder Flow Tester, customers can
also perform QC checks on incoming materials, quickly characterize new
formulations for flowability and adjust composition to match the flow behavior
of established products.
The Brookfield Powder Flow Tester features a range of test options
including: Flow Function, Time Consolidation, Wall Friction and Bulk Density. Time
estimates for duration of each test are automatically calculated before start
of the test in case adjustments are needed. The operator also has a choice of
graphical or tabular Data Output Formats for each test in addition to
calculations for arching dimension, rathole diameter, and hopper half-angle.
The PFT includes Powder Flow Pro Software, all accessories for handling
powder samples, and features a small footprint that fits conveniently on a
For more information, visit www.brookfieldengineering.com