Trust Portasilo in handling every dry bulk material

Portasilo can devise efficient, effective bulk-handling systems for every type of dry bulk material.

We have built up a vast database of dry bulk materials, with detailed information on the properties of each. This enables us to develop the optimum handling system for every material. If you have a type or grade of material that we haven’t handled before, we can analyse its properties in our advanced testing facilities to determine the best handling solution.

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Specialists in optimising productivity and minimising waste, experience in supplying economical, ATEX-rated food handling systems. We can design systems to handle every type of foodstuff, from dusty granules to moist pelletised products.

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Portasilo manufactures storage and handling systems for every dry bulk material used for water treatment, from hydrated lime and powder activated carbon (PAC) to polymers and soda ash.

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We have experience of handling every type of biomass material, including wood pellets, dried sewage sludge, meat and bone meal, draff, chopped straw and charcoal.

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Bulk handling solutions for challenging and hazardous chemicals. Specific expertise in paint powders, sealants & adhesives, fertilisers, petrochemicals, plastics and rubbers.

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The types of material we handle for this sector include iron oxide, magnetite, cement, pulverised fly ash, blast furnace slag and have particular expertise in encapsulation and grout handling.

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For more than six decades, Portasilo has been designing and manufacturing robust, durable and versatile storage and handling systems for a wide range of building products for the construction, mining and quarrying industries.

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Industry Memberships


Food Water Chemical Nuclear Energy
Salt Hydrated lime TiO2 (titanium dioxide) Iron oxide Wood Pellets
Sugar Powder-activated carbon Gypsum Magnetite Dried sewage
Chocolate crumb Quick lime China clay Ordinary Portland Cement (OPC) SRF wood chip
Flour Polymers Limestone filler Pulverised fly ash Draff

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