60,000 Litre Stainless Steel Storage Silo
Used 60,000 Litre Stainless Steel Storage Silo, manufactured by Kuipers Woudsend B.V., 2002. Material of construction 304 (1.4301) stainless steel. Orientation vertical, cylindrical, coned bottom, dished top. Supported by a skirted base on load cells. Dimensions of the silo are 3000mm diameter, 8000mm on the straight, 3400mm skirted base, 12500mm overall height. Design pressure 1.02 bar, design temp 20 degC, operating pressure 0.2 bar. The bottom cone is a 60 degree angle and is fitted with a fluidising ring and air pads. At the base of cone is a slide valve and rotary valve. The silos come complete with a top access platform with handrails and access steps. They are fitted with top mounted reverse jet filter, explosion panel, top access manway and fill pipework. The silos were previously used to store starch with a density of 529kg/m3.