Brookfield Engineering upgrades powder flow tester software

Provides ability to display and compare data from standard and small shear cell tests in one graph

Brookfield Engineering updates the software that controls its powder flow tester

Brookfield Engineering has updated the Powder Flow Pro v1.2 automated software that is used to control its powder flow tester, which provides quick and easy analysis of powder flow behaviour in industrial processing equipment.

Powder Flow Pro v1.2 from the Middlesboro, MA, US-based firm includes a new comparison feature that allows the operator to combine, display and compare data from both standard and small shear cell tests in a single graph. This gives the ability to test and compare how powders will respond in small bins with low consolidating stress and in large bins with high consolidating stress.

The normalised flow function enables technicians to predict the potential for stable bridges or ‘arching’ occurring and modify the manufacturing process or hopper design to avoid the problem.

Powder Flow Pro V1.2 is available via download free of charge to customers who have purchased a Brookfield powder flow tester.