An overview of high pressure systems including long distance and dense phase pneumatic conveying systems

  • R. D. Marcus
  • L. S. Leung
  • G. E. Klinzing
  • F. Rizk


The recent surge in interest in dense phase and long distance pneumatic conveying has stimulated vendors to develop a number of new systems specially directed towards increasing their market share in bulk materials handling. The proliferation of such systems has met with varied success and in many situations a basic lack in understanding of the flow phenomena has resulted in inappropriate solutions being offered for a particular handling problem.


Pressure Drop Froude Number Pipe Diameter Dense Phase High Pressure System 
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© R.D. Marcus, L.S. Leung, G.E. Klinzing and F. Rizk 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. D. Marcus
    • 1
  • L. S. Leung
    • 2
  • G. E. Klinzing
    • 3
  • F. Rizk
    • 4
  1. 1.University of PretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research OrganizationAustralia
  3. 3.University of PittsburghUSA
  4. 4.BASF AG, LudwigshafenGermany

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