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Slag steel silo, also called slag storage tank, is specially used to store slag. A slag storage tank and a slag discharge system include a main body that stores slag, and a plurality of filters that are arranged on a wall surface of the main body and cause a liquid to selectively pass therethrough. The filters are disposed in at least a part of any cross-section perpendicular to the vertical direction of a region where the slag is stored in the main body. Accordingly, there is an effect that the slag storage tank capable of stably discharging the liquid and the slag discharge system capable of further simply and appropriately discharging the slag may be provided.

slag steel Silo

The slag steel silo of AGICO is made of superior quality double-side galvanized steel sheets, and it is spirally designed, also called Lipp silo. Spiral steel silo is the best steel structure for slag powder storage. Spiral silo applies the advanced Lipp technical from Germany. It can be built on-site by our own fitters and with its own sizes. The spiral steel silo is on ground foundation so it can be steel structure or concrete structure. Steel structure foundation silo always be small silo, the capacity is lower than 1500 tons. Concrete structure foundation silo can be each type structure silo. Apart from slag, it can be also used to store other mineral powders.

Advantages of Slag Steel Silo 

Low cost: Compared with reinforced concrete silo, the total cost can be lowered by 30%-50%. Meanwhile, we guarantee the high quality of steel silos.

Wide range of manufacturing sizes: The capacity of steel silos can be selected from 50 tons to maximum 15,000 tons. All of our steel silos are cylindrical, and the diameter can be from 3m to 30m. AGICO slag steel silo meets the requirements of different clients with complete accessories and functions. The wide manufacturing size range ensures our slag storage silos fitting for different scales of plants.

Dampproof and anti-corrosion: The steel silo itself adopts high quality galvanized steel sheets to guarantee both damp proof and anti-corrosion. The edge of spiral silo is five times thicker than that of silo shell. No leakage of air, even powder.

Professional working team: Our working team can provide technical guidance and spread points of attention in the application process of slag storage, so as to provide you with the most perfect service.

Outstanding after-sales service: AGICO provides one-year free maintenance after the project is delivered and for over one-year maintenance period. We guarantee a timely reaction for arriving at the scene in 36 hours after receiving feedback. Besides, if you have any problems in slag silo cleaning, we can offer a free guidance.

Kindly notice: some big slag silos would be built up with more than one inverted cone inside silo bottom.

The bottom of slag steel silo can be divided into different types: Conical hopper bottom and flat hopper bottom. The conical hopper bottom silo capacity always be small, the capacity of silo is no more than 2000 tons. The steel silo would be built up with corollary equipments, such as vibrator on silo hopper, aeration box on silo hopper, to ensure the slag powder discharge smoothly. The flat bottom silo should be invert cone inside the silo bottom, and the function is to reduce the pressure when discharging slag powder from the center of silo top. For this type, the inverted cone can avoid the slag powder flow down to the aeration box directly. The aeration box is to make the slag powder discharge smoothly.

Slag Steel Silo Construction

  1. Find the center and circumference of a circle line
  2. Set up the forming machine and bending machine
  3. Set up the frame and the supporting frame in the horizontal direction
  4. Put the coil into the forming machine
  5. With the bending machine bending bite into the spiral rib 5 times the thickness of the silo body.
  6. When the silo height volume to 2m, use automatic cutting machine cut silo body top in horizontal.
  7. Production and installation of silo roof.
  8. Use bending and forming machine make silo to the silo height
  9. According to the requirements of the drawings of reinforcing ribs, weld it in the inner wall of silo. (This step is constructing at the same time of step 8)
  10. Use the cutting machine to cut the silo body bottom plate in the horizontal direction.
  11. Reverse rotation silo to silo foundation plate, fall to the embedded steel part.
  12. Connect the reinforcing rib and the embedded part, rooting.

About Slag

Slag is the glass-like by-product residual after a required metal has been separated from its raw ore. Slag is usually a mixture of metal oxides and silicon dioxide, but it also can contain metal sulfides and elemental metals. While slags are generally used to remove waste in metal smelting, they can also serve other purposes, such as assisting in the temperature control of the smelting, and minimizing any re-oxidation of the final liquid metal product before the molten metal is removed from the furnace and used to make solid metal.

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