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Vortex
TEL: +44 (0) 1325 728 577
FAX: +44 (0) 870 770 9862
Vortex Global
Building 1J, Enterprise House, Valley North Street
UK-DL1 1GY   Darlington
Contact
+31 229 820 237
Mr. Jan Le Blansch
Sales Engineer Sales Benelux
+44 (0)1325 728 577
Mr. Laurence Millington
Director of International Business
+44 (0)1325 728 577
Ms. Danielle Carson
Sales Associate Sales
Company brochure
Company brochure
SLIDE GATES, DIVERTERS, & LOADING SPOUTS

Ideal for handling dry bulk material in gravity flow, dilute phase or dense phase pneumatic conveying applications. Vortex slide gates and diverters are designed and engineered with two main principals in mind: 1. extend the service life of the valve and 2. perform maintenance without taking the valve out of line.

Vortex serves many industries. Some of the industries that use the Vortex products include but not limited to: Agriculture, Chemical, Coffee, Dairy, Foods, Milling, Pet Food, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Plastics, Rubber, Textiles, Tobacco, Rock and Sand, Alumina, Bauxite, Cement, Clinker, Coal, Fly Ash, Glass Cullet and Lime/Limestone – to name a few.

Quantum Series = powder, pellets, and granules
Titan Series = aggregates, clinker, coal, frac sand, fly ash, gravel, sand and whole grains
Meet us at
Solids Rotterdam, 2 - 3 October 2019, Rotterdam
Overview of the Vortex Valves innovative products
Vortex Quantum Series slide gates and diverters are the valves our customers have been using for dec
Vortex Titan Series slide gates and diverters are engineered for HEAVY-DUTY material handling applic
Loading Solutions offer a complete line of telescopic loading chute systems for your loading process
Engineered Solutions for handling dry bulk material have always been a part of Vortex.
Vortex website for a complete product view
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Brands
Vortex - Slide Gates, Diverters, Loading Spouts, Iris Valves & Custom Dry Bulk Handling Solutions.
Products, services
 Slide Gate Valves - Knife Gate Valve, slide Gate Valve, Maintanence Gate,
 Diverter Valves free flow - Diverters Valve, plug type diverter, rotating diverter, fles tube diverter
 Iris Diaphragm valves - Big Bag loading systems, gravity discharge of free-flowing material from bins, bulk bags, chutes, and hoppers
 Loading Spouts - Vortex Valves Loading Spouts for dustless loading solutions
 Diverter Valves - Ideal for handling dry bulk material in a dilute phase or dense phase pneumatic conveying applications
 Seal Tite Valves - Sealed Diverter, Sealed valve
 Aggregate Gate - Abrasion resistant, aggregate, abrasive
 Engineered Solutions - Engineered solution, bespoke, custom, custom design
 Dry Bulk Handling - Dry, dry bulk, bulk, material handling, powder
Resources
Handling - Handling of bags, sacks - Conveying of sacks - Diverters for sacks
Conveyors, transport equipment - Belt conveyors - Special belt conveyors - Side wall belt with pockets
Conveyors, transport equipment - Air slides
Conveyors, transport equipment - Pneumatic transport - Diverters for pneumatic transport - Flap-type diverters for pneumatic transport
Conveyors, transport equipment - Pneumatic transport - Diverters for pneumatic transport - Hose type diverters for pneumatic transport
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Resources
Handling - Handling of bags, sacks - Conveying of sacks - Diverters for sacks
Conveyors, transport equipment - Belt conveyors - Special belt conveyors - Side wall belt with pockets
Conveyors, transport equipment - Air slides
Conveyors, transport equipment - Pneumatic transport - Diverters for pneumatic transport - Flap-type diverters for pneumatic transport
Conveyors, transport equipment - Pneumatic transport - Diverters for pneumatic transport - Hose type diverters for pneumatic transport
Conveyors, transport equipment - Pneumatic transport - Diverters for pneumatic transport - Rotating pipe diverters for pneumatic transport
Components, accessories - Valves, slides, sluices - Valves - Slide valves
Components, accessories - Valves, slides, sluices - Valves - Valves
Handling - Loading installations, filling systems - Loading installations for bulk lorries
Handling - Loading installations, filling systems - Loading bellows
Product handling - Cocoa
Product handling - Biomass
Product handling - Cement
Product handling - Coffee
Product handling - Food
Product handling - Animal feed

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Vortex valve handling powdered glass
Vortex valve handling powdered glass
A company who had never purchased any products from Vortex called to inquire about the iris valve they saw advertised. They had used iris valves from two different manufacturers and had not been comfortable with either company’s pricing or valve mechanics. The company was looking to convey abrasive glass powder from beneath a tote system. Vortex’s challenge was to convince the customer that not all iris valves are manufactured similarly. The application for the valve was an installation beneath a tote handling powdered glass. The customer had experimented with different sleeve materials and found that a urethane-coated sleeve gave them longer wear with their abrasive powder. They also liked Vortex’s infinite position design, since the flow rate of powder was frequently changed as it was discharged from the bin. As the company was not acquainted with Vortex, the sales engineer handling the inquiry suggested they purchase a single 30cm iris valve with the infinite
19-06-2019  |  291x  | 
Flex tube diverter handling book trimmings
Flex tube diverter handling book trimmings
The bookmaking process requires individual sheets of paper be stitched into a spine and cover. The resulting stack of paper is then trimmed so that all pages are perfectly aligned with each other. The paper trimmings must then be collected for disposal or recycling. A printing company contacted Vortex searching for a method to convey the wasted materials away from the trimmer through a vacuum system toward two collection points. When conveying material away from the trimmer, each type of trimming poses an issue. The individual strips of paper are light and can be conveyed long distances through a dedicated line. The spine pieces are heavier and can only be conveyed shorter distances. Previously, the company was able to run a direct line to transfer paper strips toward the bailer, but sometimes the long strips of paper collected in various areas of the diverter, causing it to seize up and not work properly. The spine pieces also had to be removed from the trimmer by
16-04-2019  |  266x  |   | 
Clear Action Gate Handling Rice, Wheat and Corn
Clear Action Gate Handling Rice, Wheat and Corn
A global pharmaceutical company was looking for a gate to shut off and control the flow of different ingredients into a dry blender. But the gate needed to adhere to the company’s specifications. • The slide gate must provide a positive seal of materials across the gate and to atmosphere. • All metal and polymer materials of construction must be health compliant. • The slide gate must be able to limit initial material flow as the gate is opened, so that downstream equipment is not “flooded.” • The gate’s inlets and outlets must match with existing equipment. The solution was to install a Vortex Clear Action Gate with a Variable Position Open (VPO) assembly. In addition to a superior material seal across the gate and to atmosphere, the Clear Action Gate “self cleans” its seals on the closing stroke. Traditional slide gates jam and pack material into an end seal upon closure. Alternatively, the Clear Action Gate does not seat into an end seal. This reduces potential
16-01-2019  |  626x  |   | 
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