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Storage Bins and Hoppers

Bins & Hoppers: In-Use Advantages

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NBE storage bins and hoppers provide dry bulk material processing operations an efficient, space-saving, cost-effective, and clean method for temporary storage or transport of dry material; particularly when compared to gaylord containers. A versatile alternative to fixed conveyors and silo storage, NBE bins and hoppers are easily moved throughout a facility using a forklift or by simply rolling on locking casters. And, temporary bulk material storage is efficiently handled with stackable, high-capacity bins.

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Bins & Hoppers: Features & Integration Guide

Mobile Stor Hoppers:
NBE Mobile Stor dry bulk hoppers are designed to offer multiple dry bulk material storage capacities and configurations for material processing operations requiring temporary, offline bulk material holding. Hoppers and frames are constructed of heavy duty carbon steel; 304 stainless steel construction is also available. Hopper capacities range from 10 cubic feet to 150 cubic feet. Dry bulk material hopper options, including: agitation devices, epoxy finishes, and material view windows.

> Mobile Stor Hopper Specifications

Mobile Stor Hopper Specifications

Model
Number
Capacity, FT3
(@100%)
Capacity @ 100%
(LBS @ 35 PCF)
Base
Dimension
Bin
Height*
Standard
Discharge
45° Hopper Angle - With Probe Ports - Carbon Steel
22-050-45A-CS 20 700 44" x 44" 36" 4" SS Slide gate
22-100-45A-CS 30 1,050 44" x 44" 46" 4" SS Slide gate
22-110-45A-CS 40 1,400 44" x 44" 56" 4" SS Slide gate
22-120-45A-CS 50 1,750 44" x 44" 66" 4" SS Slide gate
22-130-45A-CS 60 2,100 44" x 44" 76" 4" SS Slide gate
45° Hopper Angle - Without Probe Ports - Carbon Steel
22-250-45A-CS 20 700 44" x 44" 30" 4" SS Slide gate
22-200-45A-CS 30 1,050 44" x 44" 40" 4" SS Slide gate
22-210-45A-CS 40 1,400 44" x 44" 50" 4" SS Slide gate
22-220-45A-CS 50 1,750 44" x 44" 60" 4" SS Slide gate
22-230-45A-CS 60 2,100 44" x 44" 70" 4" SS Slide gate
45 Hopper Angle - Without Probe Ports - Carbon Steel - 12" Discharge
22-401-45A-CS 20 700 44" x 44" 38" 12" Opening
22-402-45A-CS 30 1,050 44" x 44" 48" 12" Opening
22-403-45A-CS 40 1,400 44" x 44" 58" 12" Opening
22-404-45A-CS 50 1,750 44" x 44" 68" 12" Opening
22-405-45A-CS 60 2,100 44" x 44" 78" 12" Opening
60 Hopper Angle - With Probe Ports - Carbon Steel
22-050-60A-CS 20 700 44" x 44" 43" 4" SS Slide gate
22-100-60A-CS 30 1,050 44" x 44" 53" 4" SS Slide gate
22-110-60A-CS 40 1,400 44" x 44" 63" 4" SS Slide gate
22-120-60A-CS 50 1,750 44" x 44" 73" 4" SS Slide gate
22-130-60A-CS 60 2,100 44" x 44" 83" 4" SS Slide gate
60 Hopper Angle - Without Probe Ports - Carbon Steel
22-250-60A-CS 20 700 44" x 44" 43" 4" SS Slide gate
22-200-60A-CS 30 1,050 44" x 44" 53" 4" SS Slide gate
22-210-60A-CS 40 1,400 44" x 44" 63" 4" SS Slide gate
22-220-60A-CS 50 1,750 44" x 44" 73" 4" SS Slide gate
22-230-60A-CS 60 2,100 44" x 44" 83" 4" SS Slide gate
60 Hopper Angle - Without Probe Ports - Carbon Steel - 12" Discharge
22-401-60A-CS 20 700 44" x 44" 45" 12" Opening
22-402-60A-CS 30 1,050 44" x 44" 55" 12" Opening
22-403-60A-CS 40 1,400 44" x 44" 65" 12" Opening
22-404-60A-CS 50 1,750 44" x 44" 75" 12" Opening
22-405-60A-CS 60 2,100 44" x 44" 85" 12" Opening

*For an overall height, add 3.5" to the Bin Height shown above. This accounts for the stacking pad height.

Notes:

  • NBE will design and manufacture Mobile Stor hoppers to meet custom specifications for capacity, angle, material, and discharge. Please email your specifications to: sales@nbe-inc.com or call: 616-399-2220.
  • The standard flange-to-floor clearance is 2".
  • Total air volume is equivalent to 100% as noted above.
  • Two-way fork pockets are standard.
  • The body is constructed of 14 gauge steel.

Mobile Stor Hopper Options

Option Name Description Model Number
Bag Grate Removable bag break gate. 22-215A-CS
Caster Package Upgrade to include the 4" diameter caster package. This will allow the bins to be moved from place to place without the use of a forklift truck. The square hoppers remain stackable with the caster package installed. 4" casters, two swivel non-locking and two rigid locking. Carbon steel. 22A027-01C
Cover:
1-Piece
The cover sets on top of the mobile stor hopper. No fasteners are used. Carbon steel construction 22-155A-CS
Cover:
1-Piece with 8" Hole
The cover has an 8" diameter hole in its center and it sets on top of the mobile stor hopper. No fasteners are used. Carbon steel construction. 22-156A-CS
Cover:
2-Piece
The cover is hinged, at each of two sides, and opens from the center. Carbon steel construction. 22-023A-CS
Distribution Box:
1-Hole
1-hole air box, without probes. Aluminum construction. Available hole diameters include: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4" please specify at time of order. This is offered for the 12" discharge opening. 8BXA1HOLEK
Distribution Box:
2-Hole
2-hole air box, without probes. Aluminum construction. Available hole diameters include: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4" please specify at time of order. This is offered for the 12" discharge opening. 8BXA2HOLEK
Distribution Box:
3-Hole
3-hole air box, without probes. Aluminum construction. Available hole diameters include: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4" please specify at time of order. This is offered for the 12" discharge opening. 8BXA3HOLEK
Distribution Box Probe: 1.5" 1.5" diameter, aluminum construction. 8PRA150K
Distribution Box Probe: 2.0" 2" diameter, aluminum construction. 8PRA200K
Distribution Box Probe: 2.5" 2.5" diameter, aluminum construction. 8PRA250K
Distribution Box Probe: 3.0" 3" diameter, aluminum construction. 8PRA300K
Distribution Box Probe: 4.0" 4" diameter, aluminum construction. 8PRA400K
Level Indicator Rotary level indicator with flange. None
Level Indicator: Flange Flange for customer provided level indicator. None
Magnet Grate Removable magnet above discharge opening. 22-296
Paint, custom color match One time setup charge, good for whole order. None
Paint, epoxy, inside Non-pigment hardened epoxy finish. None
Paint, inside The inside will be painted the same color as the hopper exterior. None
Pallet Truck Entry This accommodates the use of a pallet jack. 22-Pallet Entry
Pockets:
4-way
This enables an operator to pick-up the hopper from any one of four sides. 22-170-CS
Push Bar This option is often used with the caster package. None
Slide gate: 6" This is an adder to go from a 4" slide gate to a 6" slide gate. Carbon steel construction. (Note: Any Mobile Stor hopper that has a standard 4" slide gate, can be modified in the factory, to accept a 6" slide gate.) 22-6" Gate
Slide gate: 8" This is an adder to go from a 4" slide gate to an 8" slide gate. (Note: Only a Mobile Stor hopper, "without" probe ports, can accommodate an 8" slide gate.) Carbon steel construction. 22-8" Gate
Slide gate: 10" This is an adder to go from a 4" slide gate to an 10" slide gate. (Note: Only a Mobile Stor hopper, "without" probe ports, can accommodate an 10" slide gate.) Carbon steel construction. 22-10" Gate
Stand This stand is used to facilitate gaylord filling. The hopper stacks on the stand and provides a 52" discharge clearance. The stand is 56" wide by 44" deep. 22-051
Vibrator Mounting Pad Mounting pad reinforced on hopper cone for adding a vibrator to hopper. 22-Vibrator Pad
View Window 4" Diameter Lexan® view window. None
Lexan® Card Holder To allow easy product identification in the plant, we supply a 5" x 7" card holder. Identification cards are provided by the customer. None

Surge Bins:
NBE surge bins are an integral part of many dry bulk material processing operations. Designed to integrate with inline processes such as material filling and discharging, NBE bulk storage bins also provide quickly accessible, in-plant storage of blended or virgin material. Heavy-duty dry bulk hopper and frame construction is of 14-gauge carbon steel; 304 stainless steel construction is also available. Bulk storage surge bin capacities range from 10 cubic feet to 1500 cubic feet. Various options for material filling and discharging are available.

> Surge Bin Specifications

Surge Bin Specifications

Model
Number
Air Capacity
(FT3 TAV)
Air Capacity
(LBS @ 35 PCF)
FT3 Capacity @ 80%
(LBS @ 35 PCF)
Base
Dimension
Height
Surge Bin 45° - Carbon Steel
32-145-54 36 1,260 29 1,008 54" x 54" 55.5"
32-245-54 58 2,030 46 1,624 54" x 54" 68.5"
32-345-60 86 3,010 69 2,408 60" x 60" 77.5"
32-445-60 114 3,990 91 3,192 60" x 60" 91.5"
32-545-60 145 5,075 116 4,060 60" x 60" 106.5"
32-645-72 172 6,020 138 4,816 72" x 72" 97.5"
32-745-72 201 7,035 161 5,328 72" x 72" 107.5"
32-845-72 228 7,980 182 6,384 72" x 72" 116.5"
32-945-72 257 8,995 206 7,196 72" x 72" 126.5"
32-1045-72 286 10,010 229 8,008 72" x 72" 136.5"
32-1245-84 343 12,005 274 9,604 84" x 84" 129"
32-1445-84 400 14,000 320 11,200 84" x 84" 143.25"
32-1645-84 457 15,995 366 12,796 84" x 84" 157.75"
32-1845-84 514 17,990 411 14,392 84" x 84" 172"
32-2045-84 572 20,020 458 16,016 84" x 84" 186.5"
Surge Bin 60° - Carbon Steel
32-160-54 36 1,260 29 1,008 54" x 54" 64.25"
32-260-54 58 2,030 46 1,624 54" x 54" 77.25"
32-360-60 86 3,010 69 2,408 60" x 60" 87.75"
32-460-60 114 3,990 91 3,192 60" x 60" 101.75"
32-560-60 145 5,075 116 4,060 60" x 60" 116.75"
32-660-72 172 6,020 138 4,816 72" x 72" 110.75"
32-760-72 201 7,035 161 5,328 72" x 72" 120.75"
32-860-72 228 7,980 182 6,384 72" x 72" 129.75"
32-960-72 257 8,995 206 7,196 72" x 72" 139.75"
32-1060-72 286 10,010 229 8,008 72" x 72" 149.75"
32-1260-84 343 12,005 274 9,604 84" x 84" 145"
32-1460-84 400 14,000 320 11,200 84" x 84" 159.25"
32-1660-84 457 15,995 366 12,796 84" x 84" 173.5"
32-1860-84 514 17,990 411 14,392 84" x 84" 188"
32-2060-84 572 20,020 458 16,016 84" x 84" 202.25"

Note:

  • NBE will design and manufacture surge bins to meet custom specifications for capacity, angle, material, and discharge. Please email your specifications to: sales@nbe-inc.com or call: 616-399-2220.

Surge Bin Options

Option Name Description Material Model Number
1/3 - 2/3 Type Top Cover Change top cover to 1/3 - 2/3 Design Carbon Steel  
Discharge Gate: 12" Rack & Pinion 12" rack & pinion slide gate with large hand wheel Carbon Steel 00445500
Discharge Gate: 12" Slide Gate 12" manual maintenance slide gate Carbon Steel 20-770
Distribution Box: 1-Hole 1-hole air box, without probes. Accommodates NBE probes with the following diameters: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4", please specify at time of order. Height is 6.5". Aluminum 8BXA1HOLEK
Distribution Box: 2-Hole 2-hole air box, without probes. Accommodates NBE probes with the following diameters: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4", please specify at time of order. Height is 6.5". Aluminum 8BXA2HOLEK
Distribution Box: 4-Hole 4-hole air box, without probes. Accommodates NBE probes with the following diameters: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4", please specify at time of order. Height is 12.7". Aluminum 8BXA4HOLE1SIDEK
Distribution Box: 9-Hole 9-hole air box, without probes. Accommodates NBE probes with the following diameters: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4", please specify at time of order. Height is 15.7". Aluminum 8BXA9HOLEK
Distribution Box: 13-Hole 13-hole air box, without probes. Accommodates NBE probes with the following diameters: 1.5", 2", 2.5", 3", 4", please specify at time of order. Height is 21". Aluminum 8BXA13HOLEK
Distribution Box Probe: 1.5" 1.5" outside diameter vacuum line hook-up probe with adjustable air intake. Aluminum 8PRA150K
Distribution Box Probe: 2.0" 2.0" outside diameter vacuum line hook-up probe with adjustable air intake. Aluminum 8PRA200K
Distribution Box Probe: 2.5" 2.5" outside diameter vacuum line hook-up probe with adjustable air intake. Aluminum 8PRA250K
Distribution Box Probe: 3.0" 3.0" outside diameter vacuum line hook-up probe with adjustable air intake. Aluminum 8PRA300K
Distribution Box Probe: 4.0" 4.0" outside diameter vacuum line hook-up probe with adjustable air intake. Aluminum 8PRA400K
Drain Stub: Slide Gate, 45° 4" drain stub with slide gate for a 45° bin. This allows product discharge, offset from the center outlet, for gaylord filling. Leg extensions may be required depending on the stack-up height. Carbon Steel 32-SG45
Drain Stub: Slide Gate, 60° 4" drain stub with slide gate for a 60° bin. This allows product discharge, offset from the center outlet, for gaylord filling. Leg extensions may be required depending on the stack-up height. Carbon Steel 32-SG60
Drain Stub: Butterfly, 45° 4" drain stub with butterfly vavle for a 45° bin. This allows product discharge, offset from the center outlet, for gaylord filling. Leg extensions may be required depending on the stack-up height. Carbon Steel 32-BF45
Drain Stub: Butterfly, 60° 4" drain stub with butterfly valve for a 60° bin. This allows product discharge, offset from the center outlet, for gaylord filling. Leg extensions may be required depending on the stack-up height. Carbon Steel 32-BF60
Filter The filter replaces a plate in the hatchway located on the cover. This includes the necessary S-clips for attaching the filter to the hatchway with a part number of 02192706. Carbon Steel 32-Filter
Indicator Panel: 1 The panel is for one surge bin and includes: high and low level lights, audible alarm and a reset button. The panel is shipped loose with no wiring.   00873501
Indicator Panel: 2 The panel is for two surge bin and includes: high and low level lights, audible alarm and a reset button. The panel is shipped loose with no wiring.   00873502
Indicator Panel: 3 The panel is for three surge bin and includes: high and low level lights, audible alarm and a reset button. The panel is shipped loose with no wiring.   00873503
Indicator Panel: 4 The panel is for four surge bin and includes: high and low level lights, audible alarm and a reset button. The panel is shipped loose with no wiring.   00873504
Indicator Panel: 5 The panel is for five surge bin and includes: high and low level lights, audible alarm and a reset button. The panel is shipped loose with no wiring.   00873505
Leg Extensions: 40" Extensions are typically used to allow totes to be filled beneath the surge bin. This increases the discharge height by 40". Carbon Steel None
Leg Extensions: 60" Extensions are typically used to allow totes to be filled beneath the surge bin. This increases the discharge height by 60". Carbon Steel None
Level Indicator Rotary level indicator for high or low level detection.   None
Level Indicator: Flange (extra) As a standard two flanges are supplied with the unit, one for high level and one for low level. This price is for each additional flange. Carbon Steel None
Paint, Custom One-time setup charge for custom color.   None
Paint, Inside Up to 32-1060-72 Size Bin Clear Coat Epoxy None
Paint, Inside 32-1245-84 to 32-2060-84 Size Bin Clear Coat Epoxy None
Interior Grating Grating inside bin set down from top. This will help protect operator if an open top bin is used.   None