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Superior urea storage
Dome Technology provides optimal storage and material-handling systems for urea with greater value than traditional silo and flat-storage options. The PVC airform covering the dome prevents exposure to moisture and interior condensation, reducing the likelihood of packing.
Optimal moisture protection: The custom PVC airform covering the entire dome prevents exposure to moisture. The dome’s insulated nature prevents heating and cooling of the walls and air inside, eliminating condensation on the walls and protecting the integrity of the product.
Explosion protection: Domes that store urea can be built with explosion panels in the apex that seal out moisture but are also designed to release in a deflagration event. The energy from a potential deflagration event is directed away from personnel and equipment. In addition, the dome doesn’t have roof beams or trusses that collect dust as compared to flat storages and silos, eliminating the concern of dust build-up that can contribute to a potential fire or deflagration event.
Reduced packing: The dome’s double curvature reduces condensation and eliminates moisture that exacerbates this issue.
Dome Technology has completed a two DomeSilo project for independent renewable-energy provider Albioma in Reunion Island. Read the full project summary here. Repeat customer Albioma contracted with Dome Technology to build two identical DomeSilos for storing wood pellets at its Bois-Rouge cogeneration unit on Reunion Island. “This is another impressive project for Albioma,” Dome Technology CEO […]
Last year Dome Technology worked on 17 construction projects, and wood-pellet domes were the most common. This chart shows the number of domes in each industry in 2022. This year the company is keeping busy with cement and cement-related projects domestically and abroad, as well as sugar storage and repair work, to name a few.
If the ever-growing Dome Technology portfolio is any indication, domes are becoming a go-to solution for companies storing a wide variety of dry-bulk products. In 2022 Dome Technology’s team tackled 17 construction projects for products ranging from salt to sugar with wood pellets topping the list in frequency. In 2021 the number of construction projects […]