Air Cannons, Bin Aerators & Sonic Horns 

Air Cannons, Blasters, Aerators & Sonic Horns.pngNon-Vibrating Flow Aid devices like air cannons, aeration pads, and sonic horns all play an important role in maintaining the flow of bulk materials from storage vessels. When industrial vibrators are not suitable for initiating or restoring the flow of powders or bulk solids in bins, silos, hoppers, and chutes, you may need a Bin Aeration Device. For other applications, like cleaning particulate build-up from air-pollution-control or other process equipment, the answer might be Sonic Horns. Read more »

We offer the industry's broadest range of flow aids, including Air Cannons/Blasters, Bin Air Injectors, Air Pads, Airbrators/Evassors, and Sonic Horn Acoustic Cleaners. These products and systems all use compressed air at plant pressures of 10 PSI to 125 PSI (product and application-specific) on an intermittent or continuous basis to address flow and build-up problems. Recognizing the need for a flow aid device is step one. Step two is choosing the right device or system for your application. For over 80 years we've been helping Customers do just that. Call and talk with an AIRMATIC Product Manager or Application Specialist. We'll handle it!

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Types of Air Cannons, Bin Aerators & Sonic Horns

Air Cannons, Parts & Accessories

For use in large storage vessels which can handle large amounts of pressure. Best for high-entanglement applications such as wood chips. Quietly supplies an instantaneous blast of air to de-clog, dislodge, or prevent bulk solids build-up and blockage. Choose Single-valve and Multi-valve systems to manage several bins, kilns, silos, or hoppers simultaneously.

Bin Air Injectors & Mounts Bin Air Injectors are small, compact, and quiet devices that use bursts of air to move settled materials and promote the flow of dry powders. Bin Air Injectors are appropriate where the stored material is highly cohesive, the storage vessel has limited mounting access or space restrictions, noise is an issue, the stored material is on the ground or in a vessel with a flat bottom, or the stored material is dry fines that need to be put into or restored to a fluidized state.
Bin Aeration Pads & Mounts

Diffuse low-pressure air into a silo, bin, or hopper to promote flow of dry, fine materials and prevent buildup. Aeration pads can be easily retro-fitted into an existing system form outside the vessel, are inexpensive, and adapt to any bin configuration.

Acoustic Sonic Horns & Parts

Low-frequency, high-pressure energy sound waves are able to vibrate dry particulates without vibrating the steel, ceramic, or concrete vessel where the particulates are stored. Sonic horns are appropriate where particulate build-up must be removed from filter bags, precipitators, ducts, spray dryers, cyclones, and exchangers, and for some bridging and side-wall build-up problems in storage vessels.

Timers & Controllers

Our advanced programmable timers and controllers provide flexible scheduling options, allowing for routine or on-demand activation of bin aerators, air cannons, and sonic horns. By effectively addressing common flow problems associated with particulates, powders, and bulk solids, our solutions ensure smoother operations and reduce downtime. The intuitive interfaces make setup and adjustments quick and easy, while the robust construction guarantees long-term reliability in harsh industrial environments. Ideal for industries such as mining, agriculture, and manufacturing, our programmable timers and controllers are essential tools for enhancing productivity and minimizing energy and maintenance costs.

Problems Solved with Non-Vibrating Flow Aids

Problems in material flow can bring an operation’s efficiency and productivity to a halt. Hang-ups in storage systems and accumulations in process vessels choke material flow while bottlenecks create costly reductions in equipment and process performance. Poor material flow raises maintenance expenses and drags profits down. If any of these problems look familiar, a bin aeration system or sonic horn system may be the solution you need:

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Why Airmatic?

At AIRMATIC, we’re veterans of decades of experience with flow aid devices. Today we offer hundreds of products from seven leading manufacturers, and we’re prepared to talk knowledgeably with you about any or all of them. Whatever your industry and whatever bulk challenges you’re facing, we can help.

Work with us to address your material flow problems and you'll gain increased productivity, improved operational efficiency, lower maintenance and repair costs, and a safer workplace.

Know that in addition to our broad range of products, we also offer installation and maintenance services, including silo cleaning, inspection, and repair. Everything we do in every instance is designed help your operation perform as well as it should.

Learn more reasons to buy from AIRMATIC.

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