Feed material origin and size is critical to both compaction and crushing methods. No two materials, regardless of name or appearance, compact or granulate exactly the same. Therefore, we willingly provide you a budget quote, not a final quote, for any new system without first testing the material in our pilot testing laboratory. Ludman testing services are unique and customized to each producer.
Pilot Plant Testing
Pilot Plant Testing
Achieve peace of mind, before you buy, with Ludman Pilot Plant Testing services
Ludman Industries maintains a robust, controlled-environment, testing laboratory in its Milwaukee facility with capabilities to test turnkey systems, compaction, granulating, flake breaking, briquetting, flaking and shredding machines. If you are looking to test your material at Ludman Industries, please fill out the testing form below.
Our testing capabilities span multiple industries, including:
- Food-Grade Products
From food-grade applications to hazardous material, Ludman can test your material in a simulated environment to match your facilities. This critical process adjusted to your unique application ensures you are getting the right solution for your operation.
We can apply the following testing variables, depending on your determined end-use:
- Pressure entrainment
- Liquid entrainment
- Air entrainment
Customers that choose Ludman testing services benefit from our extensive log of testing many applications, in addition to immense field experience. Our testing methods demonstrate to you the keys to achieving successful production, through an economical and technical lens. From periodic roll changes to temperature variances, our laboratory experts examine aspects that will affect production.
Ludman provides preliminary test reports to pilot laboratory test customers. However, you may request more in-depth testing with ad hoc reports, depending on the complexity of your solution.
At your request, the Ludman testing process may include:
- Material screen analysis
- Moisture content analysis
- Bulk density analysis
- Pressure effect analysis
- Granular degradation analysis
- Performance and product integrity analysis
- Impact / drop tests
- Destructive testing
- Proven product and testing history, beginning over 100 years ago with Allis-Chalmers
- Custom testing services unique to your situation
- System testing or individual machine component testing to determine overall feasibility and identify possible challenges and solutions before your system is in place
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