April 1983 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

Salzgitter* Kocks* Bulk Systems Receives Contract For Port Of Houston Ship Loader

Salzgitter • Kocks • Bulk Systems of Pittsburgh, Pa., recently received a contract to design, supply, and install a new multicommodity bulk ship loader for the port of Houston Authority, Houston, Texas.

The ship loader will have box construction for the gantry and boom. The boom will completely enclose the shuttling trolley on which is mounted the conveyor and telescoping chute with dust shroud. The maximum design rate is 3,360 tons per hour for all ranges of materials, including ammonium sulfate, urea, and potash. The required redundant dust collection systems will be completely fabricated of 316 L stainless steel, including all ducting.

Each system has a cyclone to handle the maximum tonnage backed up by an equival e n t s sized wet scrubber. The new ship loader will operate on an existing dock.

Salzgitter • Kocks • Bulk Systems will provide a special paint coating resistant to corrosion and abrasion.

Other equipment available from Salzgitter • Kocks • Bulk Systems, a division of Kocks Crane and Marine Company of Pittsburgh, includes a complete line of bulk handling equipment including stackers, stackerreclaimers, scraper reclaimers, clamshell, pneumatic, continuous ship and barge unloaders, buckets, grabs, and coal blending systems. The company has expertise in the handling and processing of lignite, coal, potash, cement, alumina, silica, phosphate, and other commodities. Design, supply, and construction is available for equipment and facilities. For more information, W r i t e 3 4 on R e a d e r S e r v i c e C a rd

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