The hopper system can be installed under any hopper capacity ranging from 1 to 100 ft3, and offers a compact and ready to use system.
The hoppers are custom-fabricated in sack-tip, buffer, and loss-in-weight models, and can be equipped with one or several volumetric screw feeders (rigid or flexible). The rotating mechanism ensures a total discharge and an accurate dosing of the powder. The units can also be furnished with a dust filter, level sensor, mechanical arch breaker, load cells, and a protection grid.
The hopper designs include standard and custom sizes
Fabrication material can vary depending on the customer’s needs. Typical fabrication materials include High-density polyethylene (HDPE), painted steel, stainless steel and fiber glass.
The ZFP 500 is a Sodimate arch-breaking spindle with flexible blades that rotate within the hopper’s bottom cone, preventing bridging and blockage. Connected to the arck-breaker spindle is a rotating rigid reclaimer that assist in the dishcarge and guarantees volumetric accuracy by push the powder into the volumetric screw.
Advantages of Sodimate hopper:
- Low power consumption
- Easy to assembly
- Mechanical discharge without product compaction or contamination
- Adjustable lenght
- Flexible or rigid screw feeder