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Chemical Powder Handling

How Trantec Serves the Chemical Industry

For over twenty years, Trantec has been manufacturing dry solids metering and handling equipment for the chemicals industry. Frequently supplying equipment to feed and convey powder coatings, detergents, adhesives, toners, sealing compounds, fertilisers, pigments and much more. Our feeder range includes volumetric, gravimetric and micro screw feeders and depending on the process and the material’s characteristics/flow that will determine which screw feeder is required for your application. At Trantec, we produce our feeders using the latest powder dosing technology in order to feed the materials with precision and accuracy. Below is a brief summary of some of the key benefits and features of our screw feeders.

• Robust in build, manufactured from 304 or 316 stainless steel
• Optional quick-release feature to enable rapid dismantling and non-problematic cleaning of our feeders
• Available crevice-free for sanitary material handling
• Capable of handling harsh and corrosive materials

In addition, we commonly supply flexible screw/spiral conveyor systems and Rigid Auger Conveyors that are required to transport raw powders, chemicals and compounds into various applications and from one side of a facility to another. Flexible screw conveyors are highly sort after across many industries mainly due to their versatility, as they can be positioned in countless positions and easily integrated into any processing line. To list a few, here are some of the benefits and features of a flexible screw conveyor.

• Low-cost and low maintenance
• Optional quick-release features, enabling rapid removal of the spiral
• Stationary and mobile options are available
• Multi-directional positioning
• High-impact and stress-resistant UHMWPE conveyor tubing

The Needs Of The Chemical Industry

The chemical industry can be very challenging as there are certain products that require a lot of planning and careful consideration, for example chemicals that are extremely corrosive or explosive. For this reason, it is important that cross-contamination does not occur. For applications handling potentially explosive materials, Trantec supplies ATEX-zoned machinery. If you would like more information on our ATEX powder handling equipment, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Product Testing & Trials

Trantec offers a FREE product testing and evaluation service to all our customers. Our test facility is readily equipped with Metering Screw Feeders, Flexible Screw Conveyors and other handling equipment in multiple configurations and set-ups, enabling us to test materials of all characteristics. 

If you would like to find out more or would like to send your materials to us for testing, complete the contact form, and an engineer will be in contact within the hour. Alternatively, for immediate assistance, call us on (0)1282 777566 to speak to a member of our team.