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The cart incorporates a retaining tank that facilitates steam sterilization. A steam-rated hose connects to the condensate outlet, enabling the operator to handle the sterilization process safely. If the tank fills up with condensate, it can be removed and drained easily. A pressure transducer in the steam line does not allow the operator to disconnect the hose until the pressure in the steam loop is zero. In addition, a programmable logic control (PLC) guides the operator through the sampling steps, thereby reducing the amount of training needed.
Each unit includes a blower, motor, drive, silencers, controls, and a full enclosure. The enclosure attenuates noise, protects the package from dirt and dust, and keeps the blower properly ventilated. The integrated package is designed to facilitate maintenance and installation. Operators need only make a piping connection and an electrical connection to set up the blowers.
The DB 166C and DB 236 units have a small footprint and are easily moved. The blowers are appropriate for pneumatic conveying of process components, chemicals, bulk powders, and pills.