Air cannon

Our G-Force air cannons feature

  • high temperature resistance
  • self lubrication
  • low maintenance
  • strong jet burst of compressed air
  • reliability and compatibility

to overcome all material caking, bridging and flow problems - even under the most adverse conditions.

The G-Force air cannon offers
  1. high-temperature resistance: the components inside the main valve body exclude any elastic sealing materials 
  2. self-lubrication: tailor-made self-lubricating bearings
  3. low maintenance: more than 300.000 firings with easy dismantling or replacement of parts
resulting in a long service life.

Available in three different air tank capacities to match every conceivable application

  • 75l air tank capacity mainly applicable to bins featuring a smaller capacity and cross-sectional area for storage of smaller-prportion and higher-liquidity materials
  • 100l air tank capacity mainly applicable to bins featuring small- and medium-sized capacity for storage of ordinary materials
  • 150l air tank capacity mainly applicable to bins featuring larger capacity and cross-sectional area for storage of larger-prportion and lower-liquidity and compacted materials

Tried. True. Tested. CE certified.

In order to enhance on-site usability and practicality of our G-Force air cannons even further, our universal valve assembly was designed with a double adapting flange and can therefore be easily coupled to any existing air tank brands.
 


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Please view the detailed step-by-step explanation below for additional information on the functional routine of our G-Force air cannons

Step 1

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After firing, the return spring moves the piston into the sealed position, closing the valve’s discharge opening. Air pressure behind the piston holds it closed.

Step 2

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The air from the plant compressed air system enters through the holes in the piston, filling the tank to line pressure. For hazardous-duty applications, the tanks can be filled with nitrogen instead of compressed air.

Step 3

tl_files/upload/products/AirCon3.pngAs the tank reaches line pressure, the filling process stops. The tank maintains the air pressure, awaiting the discharge signal.

Step 4

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Please refer to our air cannon supplementary catalogue or our downloads section for additional product information.
See our air cannons in action...
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