Maintenance Gate – Quantum Series

Maintenance Gate – Quantum Series

Pneumatic or Gravity

The Vortex Maintenance Gate is designed to shut off material from a hopper or silo when maintenance of downstream equipment is required. In the open position, it positively seals conveying air and material to atmosphere. The hand crank gearing is designed to close through material in case of an upset condition.


Handles powder, granules and pellets
Self-cleaning action on closure eliminates material build-up
Unobstructed opening
Seals protected from blast abrasion
Serviceable while in-line
Narrow profile
Material construction options available
Standard sizes: 6″ – 18″
Contact us for custom sizes

Size/Bore Options 6” to 18” Diameter Round or Square
Media Powder, Pellets, Granulars
Connection Options SVC Standard Flange, ANSI, DIN, JIS, or Custom Flanges
Media Temperature Up to 180°F (82°C) continuous to 250°F (121°C) intermittent service, modifications allow up to 400°F (204°C) continuous to 450°F (232°C) intermittent service
Media Pressure/Vacuum Up to15 psig, 1 barg, depending on size
Valve Construction Options 304 or 316L Stainless Steel, Aluminum, and/or Carbon Steel
Material Contact Options 304 or 316L Stainless Steel
Seal/Seat Material Nylon, PET, UHMW, Glass Filled Teflon, Natural Rubber, and/or Silicone Rubber
Drive/Acuation Hand Crank
Position Confirmation Visual Indication, Proximity Switch
Compliance Approvals CE, ATEX, FDA
Industry Use Agriculture, Chemicals, Foods, Minerals, Petrochemicals, Plastics, Textiles

Gravity flow or dilute phase pneumatic conveying (pressure or vacuum)

Handles powder, granules and pellets

Horizontal or vertical valve orientation

Key Industries Served: Agriculture, Chemicals, Foods, Minerals, Petrochemicals, Plastics, Textiles

Who Are We?

Capack (Pty) Ltd offers specialized solutions for industries handling difficult products which may compromise, health & safety, as well as hygiene.

Contact Us

Rodney Emmanuel
National Sales Manager

Cell: +27 (0)79 725 3288