Cement Storage Silo - Zimmerman Industries, Inc.
Since cement is usually loaded pneumatically, the amount of air that is integrated in the cement must be accounted for to avoid overfilling of the silo. The following data can be used to determine the silo capacity needed. 1 Barrel of Cement = 300 lbs of blown in, or "fluffed" cement. 200 Barrel Silo – Loaded Capacity of 60,000 lbs / 30 tons