The performance of any reliable process depends on its components. What can first seem like an affordable flow control equipment, can quickly turn into big maintenance costs and downtime. The importance of the right selection is even more apparent when it comes to very abrasive mediums such as cement powder, slurries and grinding aid chemicals.
Cement is typically abrasive and difficult to handle even at low process pressure. Abrasive particles and high velocity causes short service intervals and operational issues, especially common for conventional flow control equipment. This inevitably leads to unwanted costs and downtime.
In the long run, it is essential for flow control equipment to be reliable and has low total cost of ownership throughout lifetime. This does not only reduce spare part consumption, but also significantly reduces maintenance costs and downtime. Flowrox heavy duty pumps and valves are built to last in harsh process conditions found in cement processes. Flow control products are designed to withstand high wear caused by abrasive mediums containing particles and powders. Wearing is effectively limited to the elastomer sleeve or hose found inside Flowrox pinch valves and hose pumps.
Flowrox flow control products are found in various dry and wet cement processes: