Silo Safety Equipment

Silo Safety

Silos are a particularly high risk area of the plant which is deserving of extra maintenance consideration. Dangerous and expensive incidents can occur which have massive repercussions on operators, causes often include:

  • Silo level measurement failure resulting in silo overfill
  • Insufficient / failed venting leading to overpressure in the silo
  • Maintenance staff working at the top of silos and/or climbing vertical ladders posing significant work at height risks.

Extra safety steps can be introduced to help minimise the chances of accidents occurring. Our products help to reduce the risk of component failure and reduce operator risk.

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Other Products in Range
  • Butterfly Valves

    Our range of butterfly valves are proven to stand up to the rigours of heavy industries. Used all around the plant for a host applications. Our valves are available from stock in a range of designs and specifications, ideal for quick replacement.

    CAMS Cast Aluminium Butterfly Valves
    Economical and reliable. Designed for flange mounting at the outlets of silo's and weigh hoppers to control the flow of cementitious materials they can be supplied for electro pneumatic or manual operation. A single Flange unit is available with Connecting Spigot to allow connection of flexible sleeves at weighing machines etc.

    Available with pneumatic actuator & manual handle.

     

    Heavy Duty Cast Iron Butterfly Valves
    Ideal for use in arduous applications. The wafer pattern valves incorporate durable cast iron bodies, stainless steel discs and EPDM rubber liners designed to give fully effective sealing. Typical applications include flow control of cementitious materials; water control, particularly for recycled water; and silo fill pipe safety shut off valves

    Wide variety of opening devices can be utilised including manual levers and pneumatic actuators, including an optional spring return model.

  • Silo Filling Components

    Available from stock for extra convenience, we offer a range of cement fill pipe components which are proven to perform. Components include; Unicone ends for tanker connection; fill pipes lock offs; heavy duty fill pipe shut off valves; and heavy gauge / hard wearing 90° steel bends.