We are sometimes asked to repair fluidized beds either in our workshop (where they are small enough to get through the door in the silo skirt) or in-situ on the client’s sites. Usually by the time we are asked, the beds have been in operation for more than 10 years and are in a pretty […]

Normally, silos are remote from the production process and can tend to get neglected and forgotten. The importance of a healthy silo discharge aid only becomes apparent when they fail, and sometimes this can stop the whole production process. Do these image look familiar?   If you are having problems feeding the process, suffering from material waste issues […]

When people are browsing shelves at a supermarket, many of them do not consider the journey that food products have been through. Most foods have a long manufacturing process, as well as several different variables which have to be precisely correct for the product to meet a consistently high quality level. The unsung hero in […]

With proper care and attention, and if your silo has been correctly designed for purpose, it can provide you with many years of valuable service. However, all too often a silo doesn’t get the attention and maintenance it deserves and it becomes more cost effective to replace it, rather than repair it. Is your silo […]