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A few more publications regarding bins:

1. Silos, Hoppers, Bins & Bunkers for Storing Bulk Materials - The Best of
Bulk Solids Handling 1986-1991 - Trans Tech Publications - Germany - 1994
2. Useful Information on the Design of Steel Bins and Silos - John R.
Buzek - published by AISI and Steel Plate Fabricators Association - April
1989
3. Steel Plate Engineering Data - Volume 1 and Volume 2 - AISI - 1992

Good luck,

Ken


Kenneth S. Peoples, P. E.
Lehigh Valley Technical Associates, Inc.
1584 Weaversville Road
Northampton, PA 18067-9039
Phone: (610) 262-6345
Fax: (610) 262-8188
e-mail: kpeoples(--nospam--at)lvta.net

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From: "richard lewis" <rlewistx(--nospam--at)juno.com>
To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 4:45 PM
Subject: Steel Silo Bins


> I've been asked to design some steel silo bins and support framing.  The
> silos will be about 12 ft. dia. and 20 ft. tall.  It holds a glass powder
> with a density of 50 pcf.  It is exterior exposure.  The contractor wants
> to fabricate the silo from steel sheets.  Are there any design standards
> or methods of design literature available to design these?
>
> Also, I've been asked to design a 'T' pipe rack system for the pipes to
> the silo.  Any good references for pipe racks?
>
> Any insight would be helpful.
>
> Rich
>
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