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PD blower package for peanut processing
Peanut Conveying Pressure Package May 14, 2024

Positive displacement blower packages are a great choice for conveying the bulk materials of agriculture.  This large pressure package is going to a plant that takes peanuts straight from the field and processes them by cleaning, shelling, and sizing them.

HDPE & PPE Pellet Conveying Blower Package April 27, 2024

One common application of positive displacement blowers is in the recycling industry.  These three pressure packages will be used to convey two different types of plastic pellets: HDPE (high-density polyethylene) and PP (polypropylene).

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Wastewater Treatment Aeration Blowers March 26, 2024

At industrial and municipal wastewater treatment plants, aeration blowers are a critical component of the treatment process. These 36 URAI pressure packages are housed in clamshell style hinged enclosure to protect the blowers.

pdblowers honored as Hall County’s Industry of the Year November 15, 2023

Today at the annual Industry Appreciation luncheon, pdblowers was honored to accept the Industry of the Year accolade from the Hall County Chamber of Commerce. This award recognizes outstanding contributions in economic impact, workforce excellence, and corporate responsibility. Founded in 1990, pdblowers relocated to Gainesville, GA in 1994 and we have since continued to grow […]

V5 Vacuum Packages featuring CT-234P-400C inline filters and U5 4" inlet silencers
Resin Conveying Vacuum System October 17, 2023

Positive displacement vacuum pumps are a staple in plastic resin conveying systems. These vacuum packages in our V5 configuration are designed to move LLDPE and FRPE polyethylene pellets through a conveying system. They feature inline filter silencers as well as a secondary discharge silencer for extra noise attenuation.

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Poultry Hatchery Vacuum System September 19, 2023

Hatcheries frequently use positive displacement vacuum pumps for conveying eggshells and other parts throughout their facilities. This vacuum package, in our V2 configuration, will be used in conjunction with an air/water separator.

Enclosed Blower Packages for Activated Carbon Injection June 16, 2023

Activated carbon injection (ACI) is an effective method to reduce toxic mercury emissions from coal fired power plants.  These two enclosed, direct drive pressure packages will be used to inject the activated carbon at a large power plant in the United States that has won multiple awards for their commitment to reducing emissions through new technology.

Wastewater treatment plant blower package
Blower Package for Wastewater Treatment in South America June 7, 2023

This is our standard P2 pressure package featuring a Roots 56 URAI blower.  It is on its way to South America where it will be used for wastewater treatment.

Roots Easy Air Replacement Packages March 23, 2023

While all of our blower and vacuum pump packages are designed for easy access and maintenance, some installations may be limited by confined spaces. When space is a challenge, a compact design may be required to fit all of the necessary equipment within a small footprint. These packages were designed to replace the equipment in […]

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Pneumatic Conveying Blower Package February 16, 2023

Designed for a pneumatic conveying application, this pressure package features a large rotary blower that was repurposed and converted from gas service to air service for this new application.

Environmental System for Pressure and Vacuum December 28, 2022

Built on a skid for easy transportation to the site, this environmental system contains a blower package for pressure or vacuum service, an air/water separator, and heat exchanger, with a PLC control system. It was designed for 5″ Hg inlet vacuum and 4 PSI discharge.

Mechanical Vapor Recompression Steam System November 30, 2022

For years pdblowers has worked with Vacom Systems, a leading provider of innovative industrial wastewater treatment systems that utilize Mechanical Vapor Recompression (MVR). The general goal of MVR systems is to recover wasted energy by taking low temperature steam created in an industrial process and compressing it to a higher pressure and temperature so it […]

Previous blower that was scrapped
Dual Stage Pressure Package for Biodiesel Production July 27, 2022

Biodiesel is a clean-burning, renewable alternative to diesel fuel that is produced using different types of waste products collected from other industries, like used cooking oil from restaurants and factories.  These oils and fats are turned into biodiesel through a chemical process known as transesterification.  As a part of this production process, positive displacement blowers […]

Self Erecting Baum Jig
Custom Fabrication of Self Erecting Baum Jig May 23, 2022

Pressure and vacuum systems are our specialty, but we do find it hard to pass up a fun challenge. One of our long-time customers knows our large material handling capabilities and comes to us for assistance with large special projects, like this self-erecting, transportable baum jig which we are currently fabricating.

Enclosed Pressure Package for Conveying Wood Flour April 28, 2022

Wood composite is a popular alternative to standard lumber for decking, fences, and other outdoor applications.  These composite materials are made by combining wood flour with plastic resins and then forming them into boards by extrusion or injection molding. This customer of ours needed a pressure package to convey the wood flour from storage silos […]

Now Stocking Vortex® Regenerative Blowers April 13, 2022

We are pleased to announce that pdblowers will now be a stocking distributor for Vortex® Regenerative Blowers. Spencer Turbine has recently joined Roots as part of the Howden family and in light of this acquisition we have taken the opportunity to expand our geographical territory contract with Howden to carry this product line. Vortex regenerative blowers […]

P2 pressure package with Roots 59 URAI
Plastic Conveying Pressure Package March 28, 2022

Most of our projects begin with basic application specifications from our customers which our engineers use to size a custom blower package that will meet the requirements. In this case, our customer needed a pressure package to convey PET regrind through a 4″ line at 1500 lbs/hr. The total distance the material would travel is […]

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Soil Vapor Extraction Vacuum Package February 4, 2022

Our customer is an environmental consulting firm who handles a range of projects including soil remediation, soil vapor extraction, air sparging, bioventing, mine dewatering, waste water handling, and more.  This particular project is a vacuum system that will be used for soil vapor extraction.

oyster aeration package
Aeration Blower Package for Oyster Hatchery January 31, 2022

This blower package is headed to an oyster hatchery where it will be used to provide aeration. The oystery is open to the public so it was important for this blower package to be contained in an enclosure to reduce the decibels of noise generated by the equipment. The solution we provided was a small […]

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Direct Drive Package for Lagoon Aeration September 14, 2021

Our customer has created an innovative approach to wastewater aeration by pairing a shore-based power source with floating aeration units that are adaptable to a wide range of applications and climates.  This blower package, along with the power and electrical components, will be housed in a weather proof enclosure on shore that feeds air out through flexible hose to the floating aerators.

New Product Lines Added August 3, 2021

In order to provide our customers with the most comprehensive source for pressure and vacuum blower systems, we are continuously expanding our catalog of accessories which includes everything from switches and gauges, to valves and filters, lubricants and parts, and even bases that can be used to easily assemble an entire blower package.  Here are […]

Custom Fabricated Components for Wet Jig
Fabricated Components for Wet Jig System April 8, 2021

pdblowers has assisted one of our long time customers with yet another large scale custom fabrication project, building many of the components for a wet jig system.

616 RAM pressure package
Pressure Package for Zinc Recycling Facility February 23, 2021

This 100HP pressure package featuring a 616 RAM blower is going to be installed at a state-of-the-art facility that recovers valuable zinc oxides from the industrial waste stream. More than a million tons of steel dust are generated by US steel mills using the electric arc furnace method to melt scrap steel. At this facility, […]

412 RAM pressure package (guard)
Roots 412 RAM Pressure Package February 3, 2021

This 40HP 412 RAM pressure package is headed to a plant where kaolin is mined and processed for a wide range of applications including paints, plastics, paper, cement, ink, and insulation.

Control panel with VFD for well pump, interior
VFD Control System with Remote Radio Control January 29, 2021

This customer was faced with an interesting challenge at an environmental cleanup site.  A pump was needed to pull water at a variable rate from a deep well in a very remote location.  Due to the unique circumstances of this project, modern remote communication technologies were not an option.  Our team was able to help […]

drawing of a direct drive blower package
Direct Drive Package for Blower Integrator December 18, 2020

At pdblowers we work with all types of customers, from end users and resellers to OEMs and other equipment integrators.  This package was designed for a direct drive 4005 Tuthill blower and 15 HP motor which will be integrated by our customer once the package arrives at their facility.

Sewage Aeration Package, clamshell enclosure exterior
Sewage Aeration Package with Clamshell Enclosure November 17, 2020

At an industrial sewage lift station, a small pressure package was needed for aeration that could be contained in a lockable hinged enclosure. This lightweight aluminum clamshell enclosure is mounted over the package where it can easily be hinged open for maintenance and then locked in the closed position.

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The Green Machine October 21, 2020

Is that a lawn tractor?  Nope! It’s a vacuum pump package that will be integrated into a waste collection system for the textile industry  

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Blower Package for CO2 Capture Technology October 6, 2020

We have just completed a pressure package that will be part of a pilot program to capture carbon dioxide from power plant discharge.  The 1012 RGS-J Roots blower package has many special features to extend its lifespan in a very harsh environment, such as electroless nickel plating on the blower and 316 SS accessories like […]

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Custom noise enclosure for existing equipment August 18, 2020

This enclosure was built to fit on top of an existing blower package in a plastic recycling plant. Our engineers worked with the customer to design an enclosure that would meet their sound dampening needs while fitting around existing equipment, electrical connections, and piping.