Vertical Silo Features

Standard Features

  • Popular sizes available for immediate delivery from stock.
  • Available in 5,000- through 70,000-gallon capacities.
  • Larger models can be field-erected through Mueller Field Operations, Inc.
  • Flat-pitched bottom is cross braced, stud welded, and circumferentially banded for extra strength under capacity loads and to prevent inner bottom movement.
  • Inner liner is Type 304 stainless steel with large radius corners and a No. 4 finish for sanitation and cleaning ease.
  • Three-inch, rigid insulation on sides; 3-inch fiberglass on top; and 3-inch, foam insulated outer bottom.
  • Standard exterior is carbon steel, prime painted.
  • Designed for pad mounting on a flat concrete base.
  • Stainless steel alcove, 60" x 60" x 20".
  • Insulated manway door with product sampling valve.
  • CIP system with vented door, separate vent line with screens, and a fail-safe device for vacuum protection.
  • Horizontally mounted, USDA-accepted, mechanical agitator system built to 3A Sanitary Standard 22.
  • Inlet connection.
  • Outlet connection.
  • Dial thermometer well.
  • Recording thermometer wells.
  • Liquid level gauge connection for constant monitoring of fluid volume.
  • Mueller Temp-Plate heat transfer surface (on Model "SVW") provides precise, consistent temperature control. Standard design maintains 40 degrees for a variety of products.
  • Heat tape and insulation on CIP and vent lines for added safety against freeze-up.

Optional Features

  • Stainless steel or painted exterior finishes for protection and enhanced appearance.
  • Refrigeration controls can be included.
  • Ladders, catwalks, and/or circumferential guardrails to provide additional personnel safety.
  • Vertical agitation systems when required for special product applications for silos up to 40,000 gallons.
  • Mounted on legs with or without adjustable feet.
  • Calculations by registered professional engineers.
  • Vacuum breaker loop for CIP line for added vacuum protection.

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