Herding Filter suits automotive applications.

Press Release Summary:

Silicone- and textile-free filters allow paint to adhere properly to vehicle surface. They prevent dust and fine particles from being drawn into vacuum pump and escaping into surroundings. Products comply with FDA, GMP, and 3-A requirements and are suitable for powders with particle size of .5 micron and greater, depending on powder properties. Sintered polyethylene body is coated with PTFE.

Original Press Release:

PIAB Introduces Vacuum Conveyor Herding Filter for Automotive Applications

Silicone-Free Filter Allows Paint to Adhere Properly

Hingham, MA, -PIAB Vacuum Conveyors, manufacturer of industrial vacuum conveyors and components, announces the availability of its Herding Filters, which are ideal for automotive manufacturing facilities. Made with absolutely no silicone, and textile free, PIAB's Herding Filters allow paint to adhere easily to the surface of a vehicle.

PIAB's vacuum conveyors are used to transmit powdered paint primer into large hoppers. From the hoppers, the powder is conveyed to the paint spray guns where it is then applied to the vehicle. The Herding Filters are an integral component to the vacuum conveyor, because they prevent dust and fine particles from being drawn into the vacuum pump and escaping into the surroundings. The residual powder that falls off of the vehicle's surface is than reclaimed by the PIAB vacuum conveyor

PIAB's Herding Filters comply with FDA, GMP, and 3-A requirements. The filters are recommended for powders with a particle size of .5 micron and greater, depending on powder properties. The sintered polyethylene body is coated with PTFE.

About PIAB's C-Series of Conveyors
PIAB's C-series of vacuum conveyors are powered by pneumatically driven vacuum pumps that can safely and quietly transport up to 10-15 tons/hour of powders and granules in virtually any manufacturing or processing environment. PIAB's vacuum conveyors are made of stainless steel AISI 316L and can cope with the most demanding circumstances. The filter design can trap particles down to 0.3 microns and can be equipped with a High Efficiency Particle Arrestment (HEPA) filter. The design of the new conveyor improves the vacuum-assisted flow by 25% without affecting energy consumption.

About PIAB
PIAB Vacuum Conveyors is a global leader in developing innovative vacuum technology for use in automated material handling and factory automation processes. PIAB provides innovative solutions designed to help improve productivity and efficiency in manufacturing processes around the world.

For more information about PIAB's complete line of conveyors, contact, PIAB USA, Inc., 65 Sharp Street, Hingham, MA 02043, or call 1-800-321-7422; visit www.piab.com.


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