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Silos

Silos, bins, and containers are used for storing bulk material to ensure the operation of the plant even during supply interruptions. The silos are widely applicable according to the customer’s needs.


Laitex silos are designed and manufactured for demanding processing conditions. The properties of the materials are taken into account in the design for storage, unloading and loading applications.

Laitex's silos

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Characteristic Benefits

  • Supports large capacities.
  • Compact construction.
  • Operational reliability & flexibility.
  • Customized solutions for demanding materials.
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Bulk materials

  • Concentrates
  • Sand
  • Ash
  • Woodchips, bark, sawdust, peat
  • Pellets
  • Coal
  • Limestone
  • Cement
  • Plastic materials
  • Agricultural materials
  • Other materials as requested

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Specifications for typical applications
Storage capacity
Bins2…250m3
Conical bottom silos10…300m3
Flat bottom silos50…6000m3
Construction details
Typical construction materialsCarbon steel. Stainless steel. Acid proof steels. Other materials on request.
Design briefAccording to SFS-EN 617, Loads EN 1991-4, design EN 1993-4-1, Manufacturing EN 1090-2: EXC 2, Dust explosion EN 14491
Other options are available on request

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