BOLTED
SILO

Features

Rain-sealed conical cover.

20″ and 24″ diameter manway dome with three-armed cast aluminum lid with hermetic seal.

Protective railing on the perimeter of the silo.

Sheets punched in CNC machines.

Fasteners according to product requirements: galvanized, optional with plastic or stainless steel encapsulated head.

Sealed joints with strip gasket, radius and gasket; made of food grade white EPDM.

Discharge cone from 0° to 75°, with outlet from 8" to 12" diameter, optional discharge to connect hopper activator, sweep screw, vault breaker and other accessories to facilitate discharge.

Reinforcement columns, when required according to load and seismic zone.

Access door to the interior of the silo in the skirt of 0.73 m. wide by 1.82 m. high or double door.

Optional lighting/ventilation window for the area under the cone.

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Materials of
Construction

Carbon Steel
ASTM A-36, A572 Gr-50, A516 Gr-70 and special.

Stainless steel
304, 304L, 316, 316L, 430 and specials.

Aluminium
5052-H32, B209, 6061-T6.

Coatings

Application of High Solids Epoxy Primer.

Final finish with High Solids Polyurethane Enamel, the method of paint application is by spraying.

Interior coatings are designed to work in high and low abrasion conditions, all components are FDA certified

The exterior coatings are designed to work under moderate and high abrasion environmental conditions.

Surface preparation or abrasive shot blasting, under the specification of the SSPC Standard in its different types: SSPC-SP 6/NACE N°3 Commercial Shot Blasting, SSPC-SP 10/NACE N°2 Semi-White Shot Blasting, SSPC-SP 5/NACE N° 1 White Metal Shot Blasting.

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Finishes

The finishes are directly related to the material stored, these can be specialized for the food or pharmaceutical industry with a roughness finish of Ra= 1.6µm to 0.8 µm.

Dimensions

We have different sizes and capacities in the manufacture of silos, see the PDF to know them:

We develop special models, out of our standard, to cover all storage needs.

Types of supports

  • Skirt type
  • With legs
  • For mounting on structure
  • With opening for trailer or railroad loading and unloading
  • With flat bottom or unloading cone
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Standards and certificates

  • ISO9000:2015 certified quality system
  • FDA-certified paint coating for carbon steel silos
  • Surface preparation or abrasive blast cleaning known as shot blasting is performed under the specification of the SSPC Standard in its different types.
  • Equipment with explosion-proof systems validated by ATEX regulations.
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