A pump apparatus includes a particulate pump that defines a passage that extends from an inlet to an outlet. A duct is in flow communication with the outlet. The duct includes a deconsolidator configured to fragment particle agglomerates received from the passage.
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This invention was made with government support under contract number DE FC26-04NT42237 awarded by United States Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.