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The Roller Mill Technology that Reduces Dust and Waste

Minimizing Waste and Dust When Using Your Roller Mill


Part of the allure of owning and using a roller mill to process grain and corn for animal feed is the reduction in waste, as well as time spent processing or maintaining the equipment. Roller mills are dependable, hard-working, and able to cut down on feed dust, which is harmful to humans, livestock, and your bottom line.

Automatic Equipment Manufacturing creates the finest roller mills available. Our machines utilize the power of negative pressure to ensure easy and efficient feed processing.

What is Negative Pressure?

Consider pressure as a force which is applicable to a particular area. Positive pressure can be imagined as a gas or liquid in the contained area trying to get out – like what you might experience when you squeeze a ketchup bottle, for example. The material pushes out, as the pressure contained inside is greater than the pressure outside of the container – the atmosphere. Negative pressure is the opposite: an instance where the pressure outside of a certain area is greater than the pressure inside. Real-life examples of negative pressure include tall trees maintaining a flow of sap from top to bottom, vacuum energy, and what occurs inside your roller mill.


How Negative Pressure Minimizes Dust in your Roller Mill

Drawing air in at specific points - such as the intake and output points - in the grain cracking process creates negative pressure that keeps dust contained. This negative pressurization prevents dust particles from drifting into the air where they can be inadvertently inhaled by workers or animals. In this way, particles are carefully directed along the shields in our high volume roller mill models, both PTO and electric. Dust collection and containment through negative pressure is an essential part of what makes roller mills so efficient and practical for farming professionals. The creation of negative pressure is also important for dispersing heat generated by the machine’s operation. Overheating can increase the risk of equipment malfunction. Fans installed in the roller mill help keep processing components at safe temperatures and allow you to operate your grain processing equipment without a second thought.

Ask Automatic Equipment about Adding a Roller Mill to your Business

Electric roller mills and PTO mills are capable of doing great things for your farming operation. Prevent over-cracking small grains, creating feed dust, and wasting valuable materials with the sophisticated technology of a roller mill. Our team is committed to helping you work smart - and that starts with the right equipment. We offer roller mills of all sizes and processing capabilities for farming operations large and small. Learn more about our compact PTO roller mills or high-volume models for cracking thousands of bushels per hour. Contact a member of our team for additional information about how a roller mill can improve your bottom line.

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