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Bulk Salt Storage Questions

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by 06slvrctd, Oct 6, 2008.

  1. 06slvrctd

    06slvrctd Member
    Messages: 55

    Hey guys, I am wondering if anyone can help out with how much salt I can hold. I am working with a Coverall type building set on a concrete pad. It is 40x60, but will probably only use 45 to 50 foot of the depth to allow for pallets of walk material. Just wondering what your thought are on how many tons of salt this will hold?
     
  2. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

  3. 06slvrctd

    06slvrctd Member
    Messages: 55

    Thanks Johnny,

    It is saying at 10' high I can hold 388 tons.

    The building has 20' high roof, and slopes to nothing at the sides. I have "mafia blocks" 2' high on the sides, and 4' high on the back wall.

    I am hoping to get 3-400 tons in there.
     
  4. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    Thats about right
     
  5. FFD133

    FFD133 Senior Member
    Messages: 140

    where did you get your cover/building at and how much?
     
  6. JohnnyRoyale

    JohnnyRoyale 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,935

    I just ordered a small 18x24x12 ft high with vented back and zippered roll up front door from Dome Shelters for $4000.00. Its going to sit on 6 ft of blocks-should hold approx 100 tonnes or so. A little small for us, but its all the room we have at our new shop, and we usually just load the first round out of there, then load up at other sites we have salt sitting on site throughout the city.
     
  7. JD Dave

    JD Dave PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,046

    I like that pile calculator John, good one. I
     
  8. 06slvrctd

    06slvrctd Member
    Messages: 55

    I don't have any info on the building, it was already installed at the facility when we took over.