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Ontario Power Generation, Atikokan On – Slipform wood pellet storage

Project Description
  • Two 5000 MT of wood pellet storage. 65’ in diameter x 144’ high
  • Wood pellet storage is unique in regards to NFPA guidelines on explosivity
  • Required 78 explosion panels on the top of the silo for pressure relief in the event of an explosion
  • Wall thickness of 20”
  • Silo discharge consisted of four expanded flow discharge hoppers per silo
  • Discharge hoppers comprised of concrete and steel
  • 22,000 CFM aeration system for wood pellet cooling if required

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