Rotary Valve Airlocks and Pneumatic Conveying Components

The Smoot Division manufactures the most durable and reliable rotary airlocks in the industry, coupled with all of your pneumatic conveying system parts and components.

Pneumatic Conveying Systems

The Smoot Division designs and manufactures every type of pneumatic conveying system, so there are no "canned" solutions. We start with understanding your specific needs, then design the most efficient system to exceed your expectations.

Total Line Integration

The packaging division of Magnum Systems, Taylor Products, has the capabilities to manufacture or supply any or all of the bagging equipment and accessories to handle the product and container from railcar / PD truck to pallet.

Packaging Automation

Taylor Products through its long standing partnership with Fanuc Robotics, incorporates cutting edge robotic technology into innovative weighing, packaging and bag placing solutions.

Magnum Systems, Inc. 

Magnum Systems, is made up of two long lasting brands Smoot & Taylor Products. With more than 95 years of experience to offer in application knowledge, material handling, pneumatic conveying, and packaging. We understand you want a process system that provides a strong return on investment. We’re not going to sell you solutions that don’t meet your standards. We will work with you to customize a solution for all of your material handling needs. 

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pneumatic conveying systems, components, Airlocks and Accessories

Magnum, through its Smoot Brand, designs and manufactures pneumatic conveying systems to transfer dry bulk materials within a manufacturing or processing from short distances to hundreds of feet, depending upon the application. Smoot also sells pneumatic components, including airlocks, diverter valves, tubes and other components.

Automated Packaging Systems & Equipment

Magnum, through its Taylor Brand, designs and manufactures packaging machines and automated systems for powder and bulk solid materials. Typical applications include open mouth bag filling, valve bag filling, intermediate bulk loading and unloading and robotic automation of bag placing systems, robotic palletizing and accessories. Packages filled by Magnum’s systems vary from pounds to tons, with materials ranging from free-flowing granules to sticky and fragile powders.

Latest Blog Updates

How To Deal with Rotary Valve Wear

- 07/10/17

One of the bigger issues in pneumatic conveying systems is wear life on rotary valves. Rotary airlock valves are still the workhorse of the pneumatic conveying industry because they are usually the best device out there for metering material while creating a seal to differential pressure. While not perfect at either function (metering or sealing) they are the greatest thing since sliced bread for doing both simultaneously.

Magnum Systems Release New Feature on Type-3 Rotary Airlock Valve

- 06/22/17

Check out the new Nedox® coated Type-3 rotary airlock valve. This product update will offer various benefits to our customers to improve their material handling capabilities.

Latest Videos

Bagging & palletizing Cold Patch Asphalt

Recently installed system at B Metcalf Paving for bagging and palletizing cold patch asphalt. Click to see the system in operation. 

The Automated System features a Taylor Gross Weigh Auger Scale and TRP3000 Palletizer. Bags 3-6 bags per minute depending on if you run a one or two man operation, there are 2 pallet stacking locations to increase efficiency and minimize down stream conveyors.