Tag Archives: Storage

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 […]

Alternatives to Storing Biomass in Vertical Silos

Vertical silos are standard storage devices in many industries. But for biomass, they’re hardly ideal. Biomass tends to bridge, especially in round containers, and vertical silos have trouble reclaiming it. Because of these issues, companies that store biomass will want to consider the advantages of a horizontal system instead of a vertical one. Without even […]

New Years Resolution #1

“I will fix my storage, surge, and feed bin problems.” SMART Containers are a quick and low cost solution for storing and feeding your material. We have refined the system down to a modular approach that allows you to scale the package to the size you need now AND to increase the capacity in the […]

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 […]

Traditional Storage Silos Offer No Flexibility, Can Shut You Down

Here is the SMARTER way: Our push-pull storage system has many advantages.  The storage area can be divided to store multiple materials and allow blending at discharge. The storage area can be loaded overhead by our SMART Conveyor™, or from the open end by trailer or end loader, or from the side with our push […]

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 […]