Construction of two new fly ash silos for bulk storage.
Completion of two new fly ash silos for bulk storage.
Regular inspections can help prevent devastating outcomes.
On this silo, the conveyor loading system was designed to attach at the roof edge. This connection to the first two silos coupled with standard movement and settling over time led to the cracking issues.
Due to the damages, this silo was deemed irreparable. Often, silo inspections are not performed until it is too late.
An inspection was required on this stacking tube due to a fire that occurred in the lower one third of the tube.