The roof panels are manufactured with S350 - Z600 high tensile steel sheets or can be pre-painted galvanized steel sheet upon request.
The static calculation is performed by the finite element method for:
Each individual local wind, snow and seismic loads.
Additional heavy duty peak loads.
Temperature probe loads.
The roof is a self-supporting structure up to 10 m in diameter. Beyond this diameter the roof is equipped with an independent supporting structure.
Roof panels are assembled with galvanized steel bolts and plastic seal washers. Stainless steel bolts can be delivered upon request.
The roof is equipped with:
A) d = 500 mm or d = 750 mm inlet flange according to the capacity of the conveyor system.
B) Air vents allowing for the circulation of the existing air in the silos with the incoming grain.
C) Inspection hatch, located at the silo eave which allows for:
The control of the stored product from a visual point of view.
Maintenance of the maximum level indicator.
Entrance - only in case of emergency when the silo is full.
This inspection hatch is equipped with a rest platform which can be reached either by a ladder fixed on the silo wall starting from ground level or by a drop down ladder from the catwalk fixed to a relevant post.