Your Position: Home > News & Videos > Silo Technology
Our dynamic information
China leading EPC contactor for bulk materials storage and transportation projects
Silo Technology information May 16, 2024

Application of Plastic Pellet Storage Silos in Petrochemical Industry

Application of Plastic Pellets in Petrochemical Industry
Petrochemical industry is an indispensable and important part of modern industry. Among them, plastic pellets are widely used in the petrochemical industry, mainly including the following aspects:
Plastic Product Production: Plastic pellets are the basic raw materials for manufacturing various plastic products, such as plastic bags, plastic bottles, plastic barrels, plastic containers, plastic pipes, etc. In the petrochemical industry, commonly used plastic pellets include polyethylene (PE), polypropylene (PP), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), polystyrene (PS), etc.
Packaging Material Production: As one of the main packaging materials, plastic pellets are widely used in food, daily necessities, cosmetics and other industries to produce various plastic packaging bags, plastic wrap, foam boxes and other packaging products.
Chemical Raw Materials: Some special plastic pellets can be used as chemical raw materials for the production of special plastic products, coatings, adhesives, etc.
Aluminum Silos to Store Plastic Pellets
Storage and transportation technology plays an important role in the petrochemical industry. Silo Storage is suitable for some petrochemical products stored in solid state or in the form of small particles, such as plastic particles and rubber particles. Plastic pellets are a valuable resource whose price and supply are affected by the market. Through safe storage, the waste and loss of plastic pellets can be avoided and storage costs can be reduced. Silos are suitable for storing various granular materials, including plastic pellets. They are usually made of aluminum alloy or stainless steel and have the characteristics of corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance, and good sealing.
Application of Plastic Pellet Silo in Petrochemical Industry
Plastic Raw Material Storage:
Plastic pellet silos are usually used as containers to store plastic raw materials, and can store various types of plastic pellets, such as polyethylene, polypropylene, etc.
Mixing and Processing: Plastic pellet silos can also be used to mix different types of plastic pellets or add other additives to produce plastic products with specific properties.
Conveying and Transportation: The plastic pellet silo can be connected to conveying equipment to facilitate the transportation of plastic pellets to the production line or other equipment for processing.
Waste Treatment: Waste plastic pellets generated during petrochemical production can be collected and processed through plastic pellet silos for subsequent reuse or recycling.
The Benefits of Using Plastic Pellet Silos in the Petrochemical Industry:
Storage and Management: Plastic pellet silos can effectively store and manage large quantities of plastic pellets, maintain their quality and stability, and prevent the pellets from getting damp, contaminated, or otherwise adversely affected.
Automated Production: Through the use of plastic pellet silos, automatic feeding and control of pellets can be realized, improving production efficiency, reducing the need for manual intervention, and reducing labor costs.
Reduce Energy Consumption: Plastic pellet silos can be designed to be sealed, moisture-proof, and constant-temperature environments, helping to maintain stable pellet quality and avoid waste of energy and resources.
Improve Production Quality: By controlling the quality and supply of plastic pellets, the stability and consistency of raw materials during the production process can be ensured, helping to improve product quality and reduce production scrap rates.
Environmental Protection and Energy Saving: The plastic pellet silo is reasonably designed and safe to use, which helps reduce raw material waste and pollution, conforms to the concept of green production, and reduces the impact on the environment.
Safety Management: Proper design and use of plastic pellet silos can improve the safety of the production site, prevent leakage or accidents of plastic pellets, and protect the safety of production equipment and personnel.
Tel: +86-371-63253880