Fluidizing device for solid particulates
A flexible whip suspended in a hopper is caused to impact against fibrous and irregularly shaped particulates in the hopper to fluidize the particulates and facilitate the flow of the particulates through the hopper. The invention provides for the flow of particulates at a substantially constant mass flow rate and uses a minimum of energy.
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- 42 ENGINEERING; PARTICULATES; FLUIDIZATION; HOPPERS; CONTAINERS; PARTICLES 420200* -- Engineering-- Facilities, Equipment, & Techniques