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Stainless Steel Pipe and Chute Vibrators Improve Material Flow

September 11, 2023

NAVCO had a customer approach us for help in addressing an issue with material plugging at their pharmaceutical production facility. The product has a tendency to stick or clump together and builds up in the pneumatic conveying system as it is moved through the facility. This build up results in reduced flow and eventually leads […]

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Stainless Steel BH Vibrators Help Spice Up Dinner

September 15, 2022

Not getting the correct blend of spices on a dish can take a great meal and make it mediocre. This is why food producers work hard to come up with the exact measurements of spices for their recipes and work to ensure all the food they produce meets their expectation and their customer’s. One of […]

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Pipe Vibrators Solve Material Flow Issues in Power Plant

June 23, 2022

Pipes and chutes are used in many industries to move material quickly and efficiently within the facility or plant. While these are often the best solution for moving material between areas of the process, they can be a primary source of material flow constraints, such as plugging. Conventional techniques to restore flow, like hitting the […]

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BH Truck Vibrators Improve Dump Truck and Trailer Unloading

June 2, 2022

Dump truck and trailer unloading can go from an easy job to a time consuming one, depending on the material the truck is hauling and the weather conditions. In the past, truck drivers have come up with ways to deal with sticking material by swinging sledge hammers and “bouncing” the truck in an effort to […]

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VacuVibe Improves Bulk Material Densification in Carbide Facility

January 6, 2022

Many industries struggle to meet their target weight/ fill levels in bulk material containers. Material not densifying enough within its container during the loading process can create costly delays, reduced margins, higher shipping costs, and constrain plant capacity. To combat these costly inefficiencies many operators resort to unsafe and destructive practices, such as hammering or […]

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Top 3 Advantages of Extreme Duty BH Vibrators vs Air Cannons

April 9, 2021

Extreme Duty BH Vibrators and Air Cannons (Blasters) are both used to promote material flow in heavy walled vessels such as bunker and chutes. Extreme Duty BH Vibrators are large pneumatic piston vibrators that utilize vibration to promote flow, whereas air cannons utilize high volume, high pressure bursts of air. While both types of equipment […]

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Pneumatic Piston Vibrators Keep Bulk Materials Flowing

November 2, 2020

For more than 65 years, NAVCO has provided North American industry with piston vibrators that keep bulk materials flowing. Utilized across a wide range of industries these vibrators have kept sand, minerals, metals, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, grains, food, and more moving along the production line. By stopping these materials from clogging up silos, railcars, bins, […]

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Large BH Vibrators Solve Material Flow Problems

November 22, 2019

Large Bins, hoppers, and bunkers utilize NAVCO’s large industrial vibrators to solve material flow problems. The impulse (thumping) forcing function of NAVCO Large BH pneumatic piston vibrators efficiently transfers vibration through heavy-walled bins and bunkers that resist vibration transfer of the sinusoidal forcing function of other vibrator types. Highly effective NAVCO Large BH vibrator systems […]

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Stainless Steel Pneumatic Piston Vibrators

August 1, 2019

Through our partnerships with customers in the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries, NAVCO learned of the need for a vibrator suitable for washdown and sanitary environments. The processes in these industries typically utilize light to medium duty stainless steel hoppers, silos, vessels and chutes. The NAVCO solution was to develop a stainless steel version of […]

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What is a Pneumatic Piston Vibrator?

July 12, 2019

A pneumatic piston vibrator is a piece of equipment that is used to promote material flow by eliminating the formation of bridges and rat holes in storage containers such as bins, hoppers, bunkers, and silos. Air flowing through the alternating porting of the vibrator creates vibration. The size and porting of the vibrators can be […]

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