Case study

Industrial Services

A waste to energy client was having a problem moving ash from the ground floor into a silo.


The problem was that the ash would not carry on the feeder belt.

The system could not be stopped, so a alternative method of transporting the ash to the top of the silo was required, until modifactions were complete.


Wastege supplied a ‘automatic feed hopper’ to be placed on top of the silo and a vacuum system to draw the material through 4 inch pipes to the ‘Hopper’.


A number of technical issues had to be overcome to maintain the system, which went so well the initially short term fix, turned into a 6 month operation.

This enabled the site to continue operating, until measures were taken to resolve the problem.

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