Food Engineering

Agitator hopper

August 1, 2011

National Bulk Equipment’s agitator hopper handles bulk materials known to generate combustible dust. The unit is constructed with explosion protection and control features, including an explosion venting system calculated on a Kst value of 170 and Pmax of 9.5 to direct and release overpressure to prepared areas. Hopper construction includes reinforced walls and a reinforced cover, and is rated for 4.5psi internal pressure.

National Bulk Equipment, Inc.; 616-399-2220;