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SMART Containers vs. Silos: Four Advantages

Tall, vertical silos are the go-to technology for storing large volumes of material. However, they aren’t the best solution for every application, and recent innovations in competing technologies make the alternatives worth considering. Horizontal silos—SMART Containers from Biomass Engineering & Equipment in specific—offer advantages over traditional silos. We’ve highlighted four of these here. SMART Containers […]

Granular Segregation: Why You Can’t Mix Materials in a Silo

From time to time, we meet clients who attempt to store mixed materials in a silo. Either the material is premixed or the client fills the silo with separate materials and assumes the materials will mix as they descend through the system. What they discover, however, is that the materials, whether they be wood chips […]

SMART Chip or Dust Storage In a Weekend!

SMART Storage – Fast! SMART Containers are a great solution for storing and feeding your material. We have now refined the system into a modular approach that allows you to scale the package to the size you need now AND to increase the capacity in the future.  Installation is a snap because everything is made […]

Moving Floor Trailers and Bins From Biomass Engineering & Equipment

Storage, Transport, and Feeder Bins Horizontal silos (aka SMART Containers) are a great solution for storing, transporting, and metering your bulk material. Advantages of these silos include: Can be stationary or mobile, temporary or permanent Output is metered and consistent Accepts impacts better than a moving floor Available in many sizes and capacities Stationary units […]