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Pneumatic Bulk trailers

Pneumatic Bulk trailers

Pneumatic Bulk trailers

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run various types of bulk trailers hauling bulk cement. most are 20+ year, some over 40. Have them on schedule for yearly visual and pressure test. Some customers are asking for additional testing due to excessive wear and/or replacement parts/welding. Some, I wouldn't say would pass a thickening test but what is recommended for additional testing besides that which may result in additional certification for continued use.

RE: Pneumatic Bulk trailers


You state that some customers just want "additional testing" without anymore specific detail ??.... How Presidential of them !!

Thank goodness that they do not simply dump a problem on the lowest level engineer who is obviously new to an organization.

What is a "thickening test" ? Do you mean a wall thickness test for the vessel ?

What do you use for an acceptance criteria for wall thickness teating ?

Are the bulk trailers failing in a certain way or on a certain place on the shell ?

Can you post pictures of the bulk trailers and the failures you are finding ?

Also, I suggest that you at least try to use sentence capitalization and punctuation. They have a purpose and you will get better answers much quicker.

Regards

MJCronin
Sr. Process Engineer

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