Offshore bulk bag unloader for a client that required a system to unload bulk bags containing drilling mud and additives into an industrial mixer.
The bulk bags take the place of traditional 50 pound bags which required excessive manpower and time to open and feed to the educator system. They also allow for quicker unloading time and are re-useable. After use, they are returned to shore for cleaning and refilling.
The bulk bag unloader is designed to support up to 7500 pound bulk bags. Compressed air is used for all of the controls, as well as, for the hoist and the trolley. This eliminates any electrical devices on the entire bulk bag unloader system.
The entire bulk bag unloader system is designed in two sections for easy assembly and dis-assembly on the rig floor. It can easily be moved to another rig, platform or site. The system can be configured for the bulk bags to pass thorough the unloader frame. This allows for hoisting of the bags up from the supply boat and into a storage area, which is located behind the system.
Discharge of the bulk bag can be into an educator re-circulation system. It can also be discharged directly into the industrial mixer located below.
This bulk bag unloading system is designed to meet all engineering standards for off shore oil drilling safety requirements.