SOLIDS FLOW APPLICATIONS: BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRIES
The CentriFlow® Meter from Eastern Instruments is a Solid Particle Mass Flow Meter that is durable, accurate, maintenance-free, compact, and cost-effective. It is unique and positioned to replace weigh belts, impact meters, loss in weight meters, and static weigh scales, anywhere that accuracy, low maintenance, and zero drift are paramount.
Please see below for a variety of material test reports, videos and product application bulletins for applications in the building and construction industries. From concrete additives to the manufacturing of wallboard or plywood and even to the manufacture of shingles, the CentriFlow line of flow meters can measure your solids products accurately and effectively. If you do not see your particular product, contact us about our free product testing today.
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
The CentriFlow Meter can be used in the building or construction industry for a variety of applications, from the manufacture of concrete and asphalt products to the manufacture of engineered wood products such as deck boards or OSB. The type of CentriFlow Meter, including the various options that are utilized will be determined by the product that you would like to measure. Whether measuring powders or pellets, chips or granules there is a CentriFlow Meter that is just right for your application.
Please click on the rotating pictures or the links below for a variety of test reports and videos of the CentriFlow Meter measuring a variety of products in the Building and Construction industries, including concrete powders and additives, shredded plastic bags, wood chips and chunks, roofing granules and more. If you don't see your product, don't worry. We have probably measured it before. Contact us
Many solids products are used in the production of asphalt including Crushed Glass, Recycled Materials such as ground shingles or other construction debris as well as a variety of sand and silica products. The CentriFlow Meter can measure any of the major ingredients as well as micro ingredients at very low flow rates for both batching or continuous processes.
The CentriFlow Meter will easily measure many powders including those used in the concrete production industry. A few of the products that have been accurately measured by a CentriFlow Meter include cement, molybdenum, powdered lime and more.
ENGINEERED/ RECYCLED MATERIALS
Many products can be made from recycled materials ranging from carpet to engineered wood products. The CentriFlow Meter has assisted customers measuring a variety of products including carpet shreds, plastic bags, chipped plastic bottles and more.
A variety of CentriFlow Meters have been used in the production of shingles, in order to measure the various components of the shingles as the shingles are being manufactured. They have even been installed in locations measuring the load-out as these components are loaded into trucks and railcars.
WALLBOARD AND PLYWOOD
The CentriFlow has measured a variety of ingredients for manufacturing drywall including gypsum, calcium carbonate and powdered lime. For plywood, the CentriFlow is often used in order to properly ratio the wood chips and shreds with the adhesive used to manufacture the plywood.