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Revamping of a screw conveyor set in Piacenza

We were contacted by a farm that owns a biomethane plant in Piacenza. They needed to reduce waste of material conveyed to the plant (silage and farm-produced manure).

Intervento di revamping su set di coclee a Piacenza

Replacement of pre-tank with biomass screw conveyors

The plant originally had a pre-tank but, following careful analysis of the farm’s needs, the AGB Biogas technical department proposed replacing it with a screw conveyor feed system.
We then installed a horizontal, vertical and tilted set of biomass screw conveyors. Moreover, the Kit includes an electrical panel that automatically controls start/shutdown of the three gearmotors. 

The advantages of revamping

Thanks to this revamping of the biogas plant feed system:

The customer can unload silage and manure directly onto the horizontal screw conveyor with the mixer tank

Using screw conveyors reduces dispersion of the methanogenisis-created power of the processed material, which is introduced in smaller quantities and more frequently than would occur with the original pre-tank

This improves the energy efficiency of the biomethane plant, consequently boosting energy production and increasing profitability

A more energy-efficient biomethane plant

In conclusion, implementation of a new screw conveyor feed system allowed the farm to overcome their biogas plant feed problems, make the system more flexible and produce more energy.

Looking to improve your biomethane plant? Contact us to see about revamping it!

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