Pneumatics - Transports of Solids and Particle Size

Typical particle sizes for common products like coal, sand, ash and more

The table below can be used to indicate typical particle size of some common products.

ProductTypical Particle Size
(micron)
Outdoor dust 0.5
Sand blasting 1.4
Foundry dust 1.0 - 200
Granite cutting 1.4
Coal mining 1.0
Raindrops 500 - 5000
Mist 40 - 500
Fog 1 - 40
Fly ash 3 - 70
Pulverized coal 10 - 400
  • 1 micron = 0.001 mm

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