ZWT basket type is designed to extract the sawdust or wood chips from the vessel above. It can be used in self-made tanks or containers which bottom has sufficient strength, the height and diameter. Column of the fuel above should not exceed respectively :
- ZWT 1.5: diameter 15 [ft]; height 13[ft]
- ZWT 2: diameter 19 [ft]; height 20[ft]
- ZWT 5: diameter 19 [ft]; height 26 [ft]
ZWT basket is of bent-welded construction. It consists of following parts:
- Charge basket
- Rotating rod
- Ring gear
- Motor reducer
The rotating rod (agitator)(2) revolves inside the basket on a ring gear (3) scraping wood chips down to the outlet. Farther down on the bottom there is agitator/scraper pushing wood chips to the chute (4) .
There are two round outlets allowing for extraction of the fuel from the silo. They are closed depending on application. ZWT are installed in ZOD silo or in a modified version in the self-made tanks for AZSD and ZGH.
|Max height of fuel column||[ft]||13||20||26|
|Diameter of scraping||[ft]||15||19|
|Size of outlet for wood chips||[in]||8×8||8×12|
|Size of opening of placing in the bottom||[in]||70||86|
|(1) – with determined dimensions of the outlet|