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Speed calculations bulk solids spiral chutes

Feb 09, 2021

Oct 18, 2020 The speed of the bulk material as it leaves the chute depends on the velocity of the material entering the chute, the chute angle, the fall, the material density and the flowability of the material. To increase the speed of material, use a steep chute angle — but angles above 75 result in a rapid decrease in the forward speed

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