Michael Benalt Inc is an experienced distributor of roller compactors and chilsonators to industries around the country. We have over 40 years of experience and are a leader in purchasing and re-selling surplus processing and packaging equipment to industry professionals. We have a great selection of used equipment that is certified for proper use. So please, reach out to us today for more information. The number to call for our office is 845-628-1143. When you call, we can provide you with a free quote.
What Are Roller Compactors?
Roller compactors are a continuous, directly compressible, dry granulation system. The main use for roller compactors is to improve material flow characteristics, as well as increase material density. This is due to the vertical product flow system that uses a tapered feed screw. This allows for the delivery of the material to the fully contained compaction zone of the rolls. And increases product yields and minimizes product fines.
The overall aim for many roller compactors in the pharmaceutical industry is to use its unique roll system to compact powders into sheets or briquettes. These compacted sheets are then milled to produce specifically sized granules. If there are any particles that perhaps fall outside the specified range, they can easily be recirculated back into the machine to be reprocessed into the desired size.
The granule size produced by roller compactors varies by roll pressure, not roll gap. Most utilize a floating roll that ensures the necessary compaction forces are consistent to address variations of incoming material flow. The gap between the fixed roll and the floating roll will always vary as necessary to ensure a constant compaction force is applied.
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Michael Benalt Inc. has years of experience in the packaging and processing industry and has many high-quality used roller compactors for sale. You can check out what we have in stock!
For more information about our used equipment, please contact us today. We will gladly answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding our line of industrial equipment. The number to call is 845--628-1008. We are a nationwide distributor of all the equipment on our site. So no matter where your business is located, we have the means to get you what you need. When you call, we can provide you with a free quote for the machinery you are buying or selling.