VAC-U-MAX Vacuum Conveying Systems for Bulk Dry Powders

Signature Series(TM)

Signature Series(TM)

VAC-U-MAX Signature SeriesTM for "Up-and-In" vacuum conveying applications in the food, pharma, chemical, nonwovens and plastics industries - ideal for free-flowing & non-free flowing powders.  VAC-U-MAX has 64 years of experience in the vacuum conveying industry, handling thousands of powders for family-owned businesses up to Global Fortune 100 organizations. The company was founded by Frank Pendleton on the basis of simple equipment operation, high-power and reliable performance from an American manufacturer, now offering the Signature SeriesTM as a packaged conveying system.  

Now available as a packaged system based on your application, rates, and materials conveyed.

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Signature SeriesTM - "a Family of Solutions"

1500 Series

 
3500 Series
3500 Series TUBE


Signature SeriesTM Selection Guide

Materials 1500 Series 3500 Series 3500 Series TUBE
Receiver Body Style 60º Concentric Cone  Offset Cone Straight-Walled Tube
Free Flowing Powders, Pellets, Pastilles      
Non-Free Flowing Powders       
Non-Free Flowing Powders, High Moisture or Fat Content, Fibrous Materials       

 

Features

VAC-U-MAX 1500 Series - Standard & Sanitary

1500 Series 

1500 Series - SANITARY

Convey Rate: lbs/hr (kg/hr)

1,500 (680)

1,500 (680) 

Receiver Diameter: inch (mm)

12 (300)

12 (300)

Discharge Opening: inch (mm)

4 (100)

4 (100) 

Receiver Style

60º Concentric Cone 

60º Concentric Cone 

Vacuum Producer

1-Jet Venturi*

Vacuum Motor*

1-Jet Venturi*

Vacuum Motor*

Max. Vacuum: In Hg (mm Hg)

8-16 (200-400)

5 (125)

8-16 (200-400)

5 (125)

Filter Media: (S/C PTFE): Unifilter (U) or Cartridge (C)

U,C

U,C

Interior Finish

180 Grit Polish (Ra30)

Exterior Finish

Bead Blast, Opt Polish

180 Grit Polish (Ra30)

Conveyor Mounting Choices:
Two Ears (E), Suspension Frame (SF), or Bottom Flange (BF)

E, SF, BF

E, SF, BF

Inlet Size (OD): inch (mm)

1.5 (38)

1.5 (38)

Utility Requirements:
Compressed-Air (CA, Line Size) or Electric (E, 1ph or 3ph)

CA, 1/2"

E, 115V/1ph

CA, 1/2"

E, 115V/1ph

*Vacuum Producer is mounted on cover or receiver body
 

VAC-U-MAX 3500 Series - Standard & Sanitary

3500 Series 3500 Series SANITARY
Convey Rate: lbs/hr (kg/kr) 3,500 (1,600) 3,500 (1,600)
Receiver Diameter: inch (mm) 16 (400) 16 (400)
Discharge Opening: inch (mm) 6 (150) 6 (150)
Receiver Style  Offset Cone Offset Cone
Vacuum Producer 1-Jet or 2-Jet Venturi* Regen Blower* Vacuum Pump* 1-Jet or 2-Jet Venturi* Regen Blower* Vacuum Pump*
Max. Vacuum: In Hg (mm Hg) 8-16
(200-400)
5 (125) 12 (300) 8-16
(200-400)
5 (125) 12 (300)
Filter Media (S/C PTFE):
Unifilter (U) or Cartridge (C)
U,C C  C U, C C C
Interior Finish Bead Blast 180 Grit Polish (Ra30)
Exterior Finish Bead Blast, Optional Polish 180 Grit Polish (Ra30)
Conveyor Mounting Choices:
Two Ears (E), Suspension Frame (SF), or Bottom Flange (BF)
E, SF, BF E, SF, BF
Inlet Size (OD): inch (mm) 1.5 (38) or 2.0 (50mm) 1.5 (38) or 2.0 (50)
Utility Requirements: Compressed Air (CA, Line Size), or Electric
(E, 1ph or 3ph)
  E, 3ph   CA 1/2"
or 3/4"
   

*Vacuum producer is mounted on cover of receiver body 

 

VAC-U-MAX 3500T Series (Tube) - Standard & Sanitary

3500T Series 3500T Series SANITARY
Convey Rate: lbs/hr (kg/kr) 3,500 (1,600) 3,500 (1,600)
Receiver Diameter: inch (mm) 16 (400) 16 (400)
Discharge Opening: inch (mm) 6 (150) 16 (400)
Receiver Style Tube Hopper Tube Hopper
Vacuum Producer 1-Jet or 2-Jet Venturi* Regen
Blower*
Vacuum
Pump*
1-Jet or 2-Jet Venturi* Regen
Blower*
Vacuum Pump*
Max. Vacuum: In Hg (mm Hg) 8-16
(200-400)
5 (125) 12 (300) 8-16
(200-400)
5 (125) 12 (300)
Filter Media (S/C PTFE):
Unifilter (U) or Cartridge (C)
U,C C C U,C C C
Interior Finish Bead Blast 180 Grit Polish (Ra30)
Exterior Finish Bead Blast, Opt. Polish 180 Grit Polish (Ra30)
Conveyor Mounting Choices:
Two Ears (E), Suspension Frame (SF), or Bottom Flange (BF)
   
Inlet Size (OD): inch (mm) 1.5 (38) or 2.0 (50mm) 1.5 (38) or 2.0 (50mm)
Utility Requirements: Compressed Air (CA, Line Size), or Electric (E, 1ph or 3ph) CA 1/2" or 3/4" E, 3ph E, 3ph CA 1/2" or 3/4" E, 3ph E, 3ph

*Vacuum producer is mounted on cover of receiver body 

Features & Benefits 

  • Single-Jet and Twin-Jet Power Units
  • Unifilter & Multifilter Designs with Static-Conductive Filters
  • Three discharge designs in 12" and 16"-diameters: Concentric, Offset and Tube Hopper
  • Discharge valves: counterweighted 6" 
  • Materials of Construction / Finish: 304SS (Bead blast), 316L (polished) and CS (powder coat) 
  • Controls: UL-approved, NEMA 4X with Multifunction controller (MFNC)

Specifications

Options:

  • Regen blower (RBU2.5HP) in lieu of venturi power unit
  • NEMA 7/9 enclosure in lieu of NEMA 4X
  • Hose: Vinyloy S/C, 10ft and 15ft lengths
  • Conveying wand: tubular bleed or adjustable bleed (304 or 316L)