Kits ease safe replacement of Hammertek Smart Elbow silo top assemblies

New kits allow direct replacement of silo top elbows and piping/tubing subject to abrasive wear, with all preparation done safely at ground level. Each contains all components required to replace failing elbows, including two Smart Elbow deflection pieces plus all necessary piping/tubing, connectors and gaskets. The kits can be assembled on the plant floor prior to silo top installation, reducing…

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Pneumatic deflection elbows cut wear, dust, offload time for bulk handling

The tight-radius Smart Elbow deflection component provides a controlled flow, which is especially advantageous when conveying dusty materials such as cement or fly ash.

San Antonio-based Robert Ober & Associates is a design/build firm serving an international client base for bulk material handling projects that range from $25,000 retrofit contracts to $25 million turnkey plant projects. Its early focus on pneumatic handling for concrete plants has grown to include a wide range of material transfer, weigh batching, and powder blending systems in other industries. About 60 percent of that focus is on new plant designs, the remainder on retrofits.

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Long lifecycle aluminum elbows equal to cementitious material transfer

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The cast aluminum line of Smart Elbow deflection elbows is now offered in tube and pipe sizes from 1.5 in. (3.8 cm) up to 12 in. (30.5 cm) in diameter. Engineered for dilute-phase and dense-phase pneumatic conveying systems, the components prevent portland cement, cementitious materials, sand, aggregate and other abrasives from impacting the elbow wall, curtailing wear, failure and downtime.

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