Bulk Bag Unloading Systems

Need to unload bulk bags, a.k.a. FIBC bags? Often this requires customization of the unloading system. e.g. surge hopper, dust collection, magnet, airlock, weighing system, etc? Bulk bag unloading systems come in many “colors” and finding the supply partner that can custom engineer bulk bag unloading systems to meet your specific objectives is very key to your success.  Whether the baking of bread or other food products, feed production, pet food manufacturing, rubber compounding or other industrial applications, custom engineering of FIBC unloading systems is needed.

Sterling Systems & Controls has a full staff of mechanical, electrical and software engineers with decades of technical and application expertise.  The Sterling Systems customized FIBC unloading systems can include bulk bag discharging, using a variety of bag sizes, handle single or multiple bags, include an accumulator and material weighing and batch dispensing, be standalone or integrated into an automatic ingredient and recipe batching system, and incorporate the controls required for automatic operation.

FIBC bag unloading systems that include weighing can be combined with a variety of turnkey solutions for conveying/transporting or dispensing the batch. These carefully selected solutions are used to convey/transport the product to the use points such as a day bin or mixer. Typical conveying systems include pneumatic & mechanical conveyors. Totes are commonly used where cross contamination or product degradation is a concern; both solid surface totes and flexible totes are used. A variety of bulk bag unloading and weighing systems installation configurations are possible, including allowing for the system to be mounted through a floor, or on a floor with legs.

Sterling Systems & Controls, Inc. has 50 years of experience providing efficient solutions for custom bag unloading systems, as well as material weighing, batching and process controls.  For more information contact Sterling Systems & Controls at 1-815-281-5378sci@sterlingcontrols.com, and at www.sterlingcontrols.com.