Largest Barton Silo Contract Commissioned by Carr’s Flour Scotland
Barton Fabrications has completed its largest ever silo installation project. As part of a multi-million pound investment to automate and upgrade its Kirkcaldy site, 26 aluminium silos have been commissioned by Carr’s Flour Scotland.
Barton’s silos are used for a number of different applications at the Kirkcaldy plant, including flour storage, out-loading and ingredient containment.
Commenting on the benefits of Barton Fabrications’
“Apart from Barton’s established track record and technical competency, the company has been easy to deal with, highly responsive and extremely flexible in accommodating programme adjustments.”
The majority of the storage vessels include Barton’s half penthouse design: this provides indoor housing protection for operators during filter maintenance and easy venting for explosion panels which are part of the silos ATEX compliant design. A number of special features have also been incorporated into the plant including measures to avoid condensation and a unique double door arrangement fitted to twelve finished flour storage silos. This provides easy access for maintenance to the motors and discharge equipment located at the base of the silos.
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