50Te Cement Capacity <br/> Low Level Silo

Apr 23, 2015
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50Te Cement Capacity <br/> Low Level Silo

Brand new horizontal cement silo for sale or to rent

CAPACITY
50 Tonne Cement Capacity

DESIGN
Horizontal Rectangular welded construction supported by mild steel box section supports and skids. Long trough outlet.

CONSTRUCTION
Cone and Barrel 5mm mild steel plate with stiffener flats.  A section of the roof where the filter and manhole is surrounded at its perimeter by double tubular handrailing.

OUTLET
Long flange with to accept troughed screw conveyor.

MANUAL ACCESS
A manhole is provided on top of the silo for maintenance access. A mesh grill will be fitted inside this to prevent access

PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE
Situated for ease of maintenance on the manhole lid.  Designed to protect the silo from becoming over or under pressurized.

PRESSURE SWITCH
A pressure switch will be fitted to the lid of the silo to signal when a preset pressure (approx 1 psi) is exceeded. This can be used to close the fill pipe valve.

FILTER UNIT
24m² Wam Reverse Jet type Filter.

FILLER PIPE
100 mm dia terminating in a unicone fitting at 1450 mm above ground level. A pneumatically operated butterfly valve (failsafe spring closing) is fitted in the pipe, close to the uni-cone fitting, which will close when the high level is reached, preventing the driver from over filling the silo.

DISCHARGE AID
12 No. Aeration Nozzles located along the cone of the silo.

LEVEL INDICATION
Rotating paddle type high level probe.

ACCESS TO SILO ROOF
By ladder with safety cage from ground level.

EXTRACTING SCREW CONVEYOR
250 mm diameter approx 7m long, 11 kW drive at 30 m³/hr geared motor drive, outlet flanged to connect the inclined screw conveyor.

INCLINED SCREW CONVEYOR
219 dia screw conveyor approx 6m cc, inclined at 42 deg, 7.5 kw geared motor drive, rubber sock, wire rope support from the silo.

COMPRESSOR
Compressor complete with air drier, inside enclosure.

CONTROLS
Panel located inside lockable protective cabinet. Silo safety control system; A fill pipe shut off valve will be closed if over pressure or high level is detected. The control panel will display a light if the silo is full and a warning light and siren will activate if fill pipe valve is going to close. The driver presses a button to start filling, if there is no high level and no over-pressure and if there is compressed air available the filter will start and the fill pipe valve will open. Starters with manual on/off buttons are fitted for controlling the screws and compressor when the silo is being used for discharge.

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