aggregate bin

aggregate bin

[′ag·rə·gət ‚bin]
(engineering)
A structure designed for storing and dispensing dry granular construction materials such as sand, crushed stone, and gravel; usually has a hopperlike bottom that funnels the material to a gate under the structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

aggregate bin

A structure designed for storing and dispensing dry granular construction materials such as sand, crushed stone, and gravel; usually has a hopper-like bottom that funnels the material to a gate under the structure.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Standley Batch positioned three 148-ton silos on the perimeter wall elevation opposite the main aggregate bin, while admixture tanks are at the base of the lowest of three mezzanines in the batch plant scheme.
The plant has a four-compartment, 175-ton aggregate bin; 970-bbl.
Madole Engineering detailed robust aggregate bin, cement silo and mixer mezzanine supports to ensure the batch plant structure meets seismic code provisions typical of southern California.
With three models of 500,000 Btu/hour to 2,000,000 Btu/hour heat output, the Aggre-Flo aggregate bin heater uses forced air to eliminate ice and frozen chunks in coarse and fine aggregates.
batch belt; four-compartment, 220-ton aggregate bin with four-position turn head; twin, two-compartment 1,000-bbl.
* Optional automatic Hydrotester moisture correction for each aggregate bin;
The Bridgnorth plant will be capable of producing 70 cubic metres per hour, and will have four aggregate bins and three 80-tonne storage silos so that the team can produce a number of classes of ready-mix concrete, as well as the newly-launched TG Cemfloor liquid floor screed.
Caption: Twin Con-E-Co batch plants combine for 1,100 tons of cementitious materials, split between two silos engineered with five compartments each; and, aggregate bins containing 375 tons of up to eight grades of material.
at 18.5 degrees, charging four 50-ton overhead aggregate bins. Concrete Plants and Steel Systems completed the material handling and storage plan with 450-bbl.
Aggregate bins are mounted in shared frame structures, which help reduce infrastructure requirements and are pre-wired to minimize on-site electrical work for installation.
Both series featues aggregate bins that can be fed by choice of radial stacker, fixed incline feed conveyor with turn head, or individual conveyors.
They use specially configured aggregate bins to hold and weigh more than one aggregate in each hopper while still providing as much as 20 tons of storage for each material.
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