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The relationship between the minimum conveying air velocity and the solids loading ratio at which the materials can be conveyed is presented in Fig. 16.3.For the dilute phase conveying of the cement, a minimum conveying air velocity of 11 m/s is required, but for the potassium sulphate, it is about 14 m/s. At higher solids loading ratios the minimum conveying …

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20.1 Introduction 3 20.1.1 Related important references 4 20.2 Codes and Standards 4 20.3 Equipment comparison 4 20.4 Product grouping 5 20.4.1 Group I 5 20.4.2 Group II 5 20.5 Fluidization Characteristics 7 20.5.1 Flow Function 7 20.5.2 Important Flow Features 7 20.5.2.1 Factors influencing flow 7 20.6 Conveyors 7 20.6.1 Selection of mechanical conveyors […]

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