Hopper Bottom Silos

Our Ahrens silo range of Hopper Bottom Silos (sometimes called Large Elevated Silos or Cone Elevated Silos) are engineer designed and manufactured for strength and durability to Australian conditions.

With safety features to Australian standards, an Ahrens silo is custom designed to meet specifications. Our Ahrens Hopper Bottom Silo sizes range from 175 tonnes to 900 tonnes, with many applications, from smaller farms to large commercial operations.

175 tonnes to 900 tonnes

These silos are custom designed to most specifications and are available as sealed silos and with various cone angles. Standard features include a fully galvanised roof and wall structure and an engineer designed heavy duty conical base and support structure.

Features include:

  • Sealed to AS 2628-2010
  • Sidewall access ladders, cages & platforms
  • Roof stairs
  • Fumigant recirculation system
  • Ground level centre fill control
  • Level indicators
  • Eave inspection hatch
  • 35° conical base with access hatch
  • 800 mm discharge clearance
  • Minimum 1,200 mm Leg spacing
  • Industry leading base connection
  • Aeration options available to suit your requirements

650 tonnes to 1450 tonnes

Ahrens supplies a range of Hopper Bottom Silos up to 1450 tonnes, suited to industrial and commercial applications. Features of these silos are their easy installation, superior strength and galvanised coating on roof panels, sidewalls and stiffeners.

Features include:

  • 5 year limited warranty
  • 45o bottom hopper cone and a 0.4m discharge opening
  • Industry leading G115 galvanisation

Options

  • ‘Super Structure’ for drive-under applications
  • Hot-dipped galvanised substructure
  • Seismic loading

Standard Range

Model Approx
Tonnes
Diameter Overall
Height
Min Auger
Length (Ft)
HB 6-3 85 106.6 5.50 7.4 45
HB 6-4 106 132.5 5.50 8.5 52
HB 6-5 127 158.5 5.50 9.6 58
HB 6-6 148 184.4 5.50 10.7 64
HB 6-7 168 210.4 5.50 11.8 71
HB 6-8 189 236.3 5.50 12.9 77
HB 6-9 210 262.3 5.50 14.0 83
HB 6-10 231 288.2 5.50 15.1 90
HB 6-11 251 314.2 5.50 16.2 96
HB 6-12 272 340.1 5.50 17.3 102
Model Approx
Tonnes
Diameter Overall
Height
Min Auger
Length (Ft)
HB 8-3 165 206.0 7.33 8.6 53
HB 8-4 202 252.1 7.33 9.7 59
HB 8-5 239 298.2 7.33 10.8 66
HB 8-6 275 344.3 7.33 11.9 72
HB 8-7 312 390.5 7.33 13.0 78
HB 8-8 349 436.6 7.33 14.1 84
HB 8-9 386 482.7 7.33 15.2 91
HB 8-10 423 528.9 7.33 16.2 97
HB 8-11 460 575.0 7.33 17.3 103
HB 8-12 497 621.1 7.33 18.4 109
Model Approx
Tonnes
Diameter Overall
Height
Min Auger
Length (Ft)
HB 10-3 278 347.6 9.17 9.8 61
HB 10-4 336 419.7 9.17 10.9 67
HB 10-5 393 491.7 9.17 12.0 73
HB 10-6 451 563.8 9.17 13.0 79
HB 10-7 509 635.9 9.17 14.1 85
HB 10-8 566 708.0 9.17 15.2 92
HB 10-9 624 780.0 9.17 16.3 98
HB 10-10 682 852.1 9.17 17.4 104
HB 10-11 739 924.2 9.17 18.5 110
HB 10-12 797 996.3 9.17 19.6 117
Model Approx
Tonnes
Diameter Overall
Height
Min Auger
Length (Ft)
HB 12-3 430 537.6 11.00 10.9 68
HB 12-4 513 641.4 11.00 12.0 74
HB 12-5 596 745.2 11.00 13.1 80
HB 12-6 679 849.0 11.00 14.2 86
HB 12-7 762 952.8 11.00 15.3 93
HB 12-8 845 1056.6 11.00 16.4 99
HB 12-9 928 1160.4 11.00 17.5 105
HB 12-10 1011 1264.2 11.00 18.6 112
HB 12-11 1094 1367.9 11.00 19.7 118
HB 12-12 1177 1471.7 11.00 20.8 124

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