Piab Automated Gripping, Lifting and Moving Chemicals Processing Solutions

Piab is evolving automation through progressive gripping, lifting and moving solutions. We believe in an automated world where no resources are wasted, and no humans are injured.

Piab specialises in automated process equipment and solutions for the chemicals process industry. In addition, we engage with customers across numerous other industries, including pharmaceuticals, food processing and additive manufacturing.

Safe, efficient and intelligent transfer of chemicals

Piab has more than 50 years of experience in vacuum conveying and ensures a safe working environment for any chemical processing company processing or handling hazardous, sensitive or toxic materials.

With our high-tech conveying systems, both the product and user are well protected.

Vacuum conveying is driven by demand for faster, more efficient processes, as well as sustainability demands for cleaner, safer and more environmentally friendly operations.

Automated conveyors are steadily replacing manual material handling processes worldwide, and more recently, sensor technology and machine learning are starting to be used to ensure consistency and safety in handling as companies move towards Industry 4.0.

Conveying chemical materials with high demands

piFLOW®p is specialised for conveying powder and granules transfer in industries with high requirements on safety, and material and process control such as chemicals processing.

It is designed with a stainless-steel, acid-resistant body (ASTM 316L) with a high-quality surface finish to meet the demands of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Advantages include a high throughput at a small footprint, as well as contained and secure material transportation within different process steps. This ensures toxins and hazardous materials are contained within the piping and conveyor system, making the method safe for operators and the environment.

piFLOW®p is also widely used to reclaim excessive material in the production process, either to discard it or to feed the matter back to the process in a safe way that is not dependent on operator interaction.

Based on ever-stricter requirements for operational safety in food, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries, piFLOW®p is gas and atmosphere explosive (ATEX) certified and comes with a wet-in-place (WIP) option.

Autotuned conveying systems enabling faster material changeover

piFLOW®p SMART is a complete system that allows for six times faster material changeover. It uses machine learning to automatically configure the process, resulting in an optimised flow of materials.

Smart enough to configure itself and quickly adjust settings according to environmental conditions such as temperature and humidity, it beats even the most experienced operator every time.

Dust-free conveying of chemical powders and granules

piFLOW®i is widely used in the chemicals industry for conveying powder and granules. It has a high throughput and a small footprint.

Furthermore, piFLOW®i is ATEX certified, made from stainless-steel (ASTM 304) and designed to handle abrasive materials.

This conveyor is often used as an alternative to mechanical conveyors when there is a requirement for dust-free conveying of materials such as for detergents, agrochemicals and water treatment applications.

About Piab

Since it was founded in 1951, Piab has been developing new inventions such as the first multistage vacuum ejector, vacuum pumps, suction cups and conveyors.

The company serves customers across the world and offers ergonomic handling and robotic gripping solutions, which complement the company’s traditional vacuum automation and vacuum conveying solutions.

We have also registered more than 65 patents over the years and are still taking the lead in the industry, with a substantial stake in R&D, and will continue to provide customers with progressive gripping, lifting and moving solutions.

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