BA 3000 delivers 400t/h with its huge silo
Cajot have been operating a BENNINGHOVEN mixing plant of type BA 3000 with a mixing capacity of up to 240t/h in Leudelange since 2005. At this loca-tion, the company produces asphalt for roads of all categories, car parks, industrial estates, private premises and airports. The plant previously had one silo with a storage capacity of 300t of mix. That was no longer sufficient for Cajot, because “it’s not uncommon for us to get orders for volumes of 3,000–4,000t a day. The new silo now gives us a larger buffer for delivering 400t per hour all day long,” explains Managing Director Marco Claus. To en-sure that its 15-strong team could produce and supply the various mixes economically, Cajot had the mixed material storage silo designed and built by BENNINGHOVEN. Although no reference project had ever been imple-mented on this scale, that did not faze either Cajot or BENNINGHOVEN. Cajot can now produce mix in advance and store it in eight 100t bins from which four lorries can be loaded simultaneously. “That gives us greater latitude in planning and ensures greater process reliability in large construction pro-jects,” says Sales Manager Achim Keller from the sales and service company of the WIRTGEN GROUP in Windhagen, Germany, pinpointing two key bene-fits.