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Northwest Flow Technologies, a division of Northwest Industrial Repair, Inc., provides engineering services to our customers in a range of industries including Food & Beverage, Chemical, Plastics, Power & Energy, Mining, Aerospace, Water & Wastewater, Pharmaceutical, Metallurgy and more. Northwest Flow Technologies collaborates with the customer in understanding their process needs before moving forward to determine the optimal solution and package design whether it is a standard blower package or a custom package that meets the application operating parameters and project budget requirements.

We provide the following engineering services:

  • Application Engineering for equipment selection
    • Equipment sizing and selection utilizing pump, vacuum pump and blower sizing software tools
  • System Engineering
    • Complete pre-packaged system that integrates into existing processes
    • Custom engineered, fabricated and welded skid frames, base mounting fames and complete rotating equipment packages
    • Utilize Autodesk Inventor Professional 3D CAD Modeling Software to provide 3D CAD designs and 2D drawings for customer review and approval upon request before proceeding to production.
  • Fabricate and build packages per customer provided layout designs and drawings
  • Installation and Commissioning Support

Available accessories and controls for standard and custom engineered packages:

  • Inlet and discharge silencers
  • Inlet air filters
  • Filter restriction gauges
  • Pressure relief valves
  • Vacuum relief valves
  • Check valves
  • Temperature gauges
  • Pressure gauges
  • Vacuum gauges
  • Belt driven or direct drive systems
  • Belt guards
  • VFD drives
  • Combination starter control panels

Please email us at info@nwflowtech.com or complete the New Equipment forms for engineering assistance in selecting a standard package or designing and building a custom package to meet your application requirements.

Success Stories

Custom engineered pressure blower package for pneumatic conveying in a cheese processing application

  • Tuthill 7013 PD Plus 2-lobe blower
  • 100HP NEMA 60Hz-230/460V 3Ph TEFC electric motor
  • Custom welded steel frame with jacking bolts for easy motor alignment
  • Direct coupled with coupling guard
  • Combination chamber-absorptive type inlet and discharge silencers for premium attenuation
  • PRV to prevent a rise in internal pressure in excess of maximum pressure rating
  • Split disk check valve to prevent backflow
  • Discharge pressure gauge to monitor blower discharge pressure for performance evaluation

Custom pressure blower package for pneumatic conveying of Portland Cement

  • Tuthill 4504 Equalizer 2-lobe blower
  • 25HP NEMA 60Hz-230/460V 3Ph TEFC electric motor
  • Adjustable motor slide mounting base
  • V-belt drive assembly with belt guard
  • Air intake filter with pressure drop service indicator gauge to monitor filter performance
  • Chamber-absorptive discharge silencer and base to reduce air borne noise
  • PRV to prevent a rise in internal pressure in excess of maximum pressure rating
  • Split disk check valve to prevent backflow
  • Discharge pressure gauge to monitor blower discharge pressure for performance evaluation
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