Stuart McElrath Company
since 1994

The Stuart McElrath Company can provide custom designed silo's to hopper to suit you needs. Truck loading weight systems are also available.
SMC can provide bulk sand silos and hoppers to your facility’s needs. These units are custom designed to meet the customers’ needs as well as the process being used. Past silo designs by SMC include skirted, legged and single stand, multiple silo arrangements ranging from 15 to 300 tons (sand at 95 lbs./c.f.) in size.
Typical Accessories     Ladders & Platforms (OSHA compliant, exterior & interior)
Access Hatches
(for internal inspection)
Bin Vents
(typ. used with pneumatic truck & transporters)
Anti-Segregation Devices
(to prevent problems at the mixer)
Level Indicators
(load cells, paddle type, plum-bob, etc.)
Truck Fill Systems
(for pneumatic sand trucks)
Pressure Relief Valves
(for pneumatic transporter & trucks)
SMC can provide truck loading systems. These systems uses load cells mounted under the silo legs that feed a PLC based control system. The PLC monitors the silo’s sand level and provides controls or monitoring all electrical devices provided with this system. The system allows the user to select the material weight and have it automatically discharged material in to a truck. Options such as access ladders, access platforms, access hatch (with a built in pressure relief valve), and top mounted handrails (w/ toe board) are available.
SMC can also design and engineer foundations for silos and hoppers as needed.