• Standard Designs
The Fluidized Fill Shoe helps to evenly dispense the powder into the die cavity. Often times achieving higher green part weights in a more consistent range than provided by traditional fill shoes. Some sizes are direct replacement for the stock fill shoe included with the press. Thrusters, rails, and hold-down hardware are available as an options for the standard fill shoe.
• Fluidizing Loops
Inert gas is dispensed into the powder inside the fill shoe to reduce its flow resistance before it is dropped in the die cavity. A porous cover of the Fluidized Fill Shoe allows the gas to be vented while retaining all particulate material.
• Control Box

The Fluidized Fill Shoe system includes a Fluidized Fill Shoe and a control box. The control box is used to control the quality of the gas to the fill shoe, and regulate the gas pressure and gas flow rate to the fill shoe. It includes regulators, high-flow solenoid valves, flow control valves, and flowmeters to allow independent control of the fluidized zones within the fill shoe.
• Designing Custom Solutions
Dsc00242MATSYS designs and builds Fluidized Fill Shoe systems to meet the customer’s requirements, including special powders, part shapes or custom press. Examples include design and fabrication of a special insert with fluidizers to match a customer existing fill shoe for a large press, and “fluidizing fingers” for a rotary press.
• Retrofitting Existing Systems With Low-Cost Fluidizer

MATSYS designs and builds fluidizers with many different shape and sizes to retrofit an existing fill shoe. This is a low cost solution to get familiar with the technology. Fluidizers are installed inside the existing fill shoe, venting screens are installed at the top of the fill shoe and a control box is used to control the gas supplied to the fluidizer.

MATSYS can install a retro-fit loop on any size or shape filler.
The number of loop geometries and sizes are limitless.

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