Compact, Self-Cleaning Pocket Elbow Guides Resin Across Resin
Resin conveying is an efficient, high speed process that moves pellets quickly to their destination. But conveying can be self-destructive when the resin being moved is abrasive and damaging to bends that must direct fast-moving resin in another direction. Elbows can quickly wear, from the inside out, resulting in lost resin, lost production, downtime and costly elbow replacement. Soft material conveying often results in the formation of streamers and dust from the same elbows. Pellbows solve these issues and many more by providing a smooth, compact pocket for temporary resin collection. Once filled with resin, the accumulation provides an efficient redirection of resin around the bend with no abrasive contact with the metal bend. This dynamic resin to resin contact creates no heat, and as a result, no resin abrasion, no streamers and no dust. And unlike competitive models, Pellbows rapidly and totally evacuate resin during purge cycles, permitting the use of multiple resins without contamination.