PiFLOW®f is our most popular vacuum conveyor in the food industry.
It replaces manual handling or mechanical conveyors such as screw conveyors or bucket elevators to ensure a safer, ergonomic and dust-free working environment in food production facilities.

Typical materials transported include a wide variety of powders and granules, including but not limited to salt, flour, granulated or powdered sugar, coffee (powder or whole beans), tea, protein powder or other functional foods, oats, paprika powder, cocoa, dry goods (e.g. pasta), lentils, rice, seeds (hemp, peanuts, cashews, etc...), spices, breadcrumbs, cheese powder, rice flakes, chickpeas, bird seed, pet food, fish oil capsules , dried fruit, and more.
Piab has conducted a significant number of tests related to various food applications. Test results are part of Piab's knowledge base, so feasibility checks for most requirements are provided in an extremely short time frame.

The piFLOW®f range consists of models with batch volumes of 6, 8, 14 and 28 L [0.21, 0.28, 0.49, 0.99 ft³] capable of transporting up to 7.5 t/h [15,000 lbs/h]. They are designed with a stainless steel body (ASTM 304L). All parts that are in contact with the transported material (conveyor body and seals) comply with FDA, EC no. 1935/2004 and EC no. 10/2011. Depending on the configuration, ATEX dust certification is available. This range is available with two levels of automation. The standard version is a simple and reliable vacuum conveyor. In contrast, the BVO or Batch Volume Optimization version includes a level sensor that facilitates the adjustment of the batch volume, resulting in shorter conveyor setups when changing material and ensuring a higher level of operational safety by reducing the possibility of human error.


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