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Inflatable floats for silo roofs

Buitink Technology has developed a concept for the lifting and floating of roof constructions, for example silos.

By using floaters the roof of a silo during construction can be raised simultaniously with the erection of the walls. This is an alternative to the hoisting of the roof construction. Additional advantage of this system: when de-flated and folded the floats can be removed from the silo through a man hole.

An inflatable floating set is composed of two inflatable elements linked by a sheet. The set is attached to the roof construction (on two fixing points). To give extra stability, light weight composite strips are added at the outside of the floating set.

 
 

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Concept drawing and longitudinal section and top view

 
 

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