Sinterite, a Gasbarre Furnace Group Company, is pleased to announce the installation of a 60,000lb Double Cone Powder Blender at Advantage Metal Powders, Inc., a local powder blending facility located in Ridgway, Pennsylvania.
This blender consists of an opposed/double cone design with a maximum metal powder mix operating capacity of 60,000 lbs and total volume of 450 ft3. The cones themselves are made of carbon steel, fabricated on-site at the Sinterite facility. The unit operates on a 200HP motor with a gear to gear drive train and features a cycle timer, adjustable speed control and variable speed reducer. It is accompanied by a steel access platform, which was also fabricated at the Sinterite facility.
For Sinterite, this project highlights the company’s custom in-house design and fabrication capabilities. For Advantage Metals Powders, Inc., installation of this blender increases the company’s lot blending capacity from 45,000lbs to 60,000lbs, allowing for a consistent blend in larger lot sizes.
In addition to its line of custom continuous belt and batch industrial furnaces, Sinterite is a leading manufacturer of fabricated alloy and mild steel products, providing a wide range of fabrication capabilities from powder processing to parts handling to custom projects. All of which can be tailored to meet each customer’s unique needs and applications. The Sinterite manufacturing facility is located in St. Marys, Pennsylvania.
Advantage Metal Powders, Inc., supplies virgin powder metal mixes and quality remilled blends, at a competitive price, with on time delivery. Independently owned and operated, AMP has over 25 years in material processing and blending. They deliver multiple blend types for the automotive and non-automotive markets. AMP is capable of providing powder blends from 25 to 60,000 lb. lots.