Wet Granulation (B)

Fluid Bed Drying technology is a common method for the wet granulation process. Unloading the large fluid bed dryer bowl can introduce many material handling challenges. Rheo offers containment and material handling solutions for emptying the fluid bed dryer bowl. The Rheo Bowl Inverter can lift and invert the large fluid bed dryer bowl. The connection flange is customized to fit a wide variety of bowl designs and uses and inflatable seal to ensure a proper dust tight connection. The Mobile Ventilation Sleeve can be used to provide local dust extraction around the funnel discharge.

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Point Source Capture

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30 seconds
Bowl Inversion

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1,000 kg



Bowl Inverter Rheo material handling equipment

Bowl Inverter

Rheo provides a wide variety of high capacity posts hoists and inverting systems that can be customized to lift and invert any brand of Fluid Bed Dryer bowls or other similar process containers. The Rheo Bowl Inverter utilizes an inflatable seal system with integrated safety interlocks to provide a safe and easy to use.

Mobile Ventilation Sleeve

The Rheo Ventilation Sleeve provides localized dust extraction to capture airborne dust and vapor. The full perimeter slot design provides 360 degrees of extraction to ensure that the required capture velocity is achieved across the entire opening of the Ventilation Sleeve. Each Ventilation Sleeve is engineered to interface with the equipment it serves.

The Rheo Mobile Ventilation Sleeve allows the Rheo Ventilation Sleeve to be portable and utilizes a simple linkage design that makes the height adjustable.

The integrated transport cart allows the Ventilation Sleeve to be easily moved from one location to another. A lift-assist mechanism attaches the Ventilation Sleeve to the transport cart, allowing the height of the Ventilation Sleeve to be adjusted.

Rheo - Containment Equipment - Air Filtration Unit

Air Filtration Unit (Supporting Product)

Rheo offers a complete line of portable and stationary Air Filtration Units that provide a local HEPA filtration device to serve Local Exhaust Ventilation (LEV) systems. The Rheo Air Filtration Unit is designed to meet the utility requirements of multiple Rheo Ventilation Sleeves; it is also a good fit for any application with similar extraction utility requirements.

Each system is configured to comply with international electrical standards. The GMP compliant design features a small footprint and noise rating of 76 dBa. Safe Change filters and activated carbon filters for VOC’s are also available.

Rheo Air Filtration Units are a cost effective alternative to upgrading house exhaust systems that have become over utilized or where there is a need to prevent the contamination of the house exhaust system ducting.

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