Bulk Feed Tank
Precision Manufacturing: to fit your specific needs
AP is a part of GSI, the world’s largest manufacturer of corrugated, galvanized steel storage tanks. The ability to leverage over 35 years of bin manufacturing experience and technology allows AP to provide quality feed storage and delivery systems that address a wide range of design and capacity requirements. AP’s Bulk Feed Tanks perfectly illustrate the attention to detail that quality demands. Every stage of the forming process, from corrugation to die-cut shaping to precision finishing, is controlled at our own facilities to assure quality is maintained on each and every feed tank.
Precision Quality Bin Roofs
Roof panels are precision manufactured using die-form tooling to provide consistent quality. Both 30° and 40° roofs feature reinforcing ribs at each roof seam for added strength and rigidity.
AP BFTs are generally constructed using high tensile steel sidewall sheets with a G-90 commercial galvanized coating for outstanding strength and durability. The 2-2/3″ (968mm) wide by 1/2″ (13mm) deep corrugation and precision formed panel curvature are tooled and shaped in-house to facilitate easy assembly.
60° & 67° Hopper Slopes
Available in 60° and 67° slopes in either a 16″ or 22″ hopper opening, AP hoppers panels are die-formed with rounded corners and down-turned sealing edges for safety and a weather-tight fit. Assembly with rounded, truss-head bolts reduces content “bridging” of contents on inner surfaces.
By fitting snugly into the offset outward throat of the hopper, the heavy gauge galvanized steel collar provides a perfectly smooth internal transition for optimum flow, as well as a sure-fit adapter for all 16″ (406mm) unloading accessories. Hoppers are available at no additional cost with an optional 22″ (559mm) opening which adapts to our rotary unloader or the larger, heavy duty 22″ (559mm) metal boot.
Sturdy Side Ladders
A unique, non-interfering safety rail and fully die-formed, sectional side ladder provide solid, convenient and comfortable access to the feed tank. Ladder rungs are dimpled for skid reduction and better footing in inclement weather. Ladder cages are also available on tanks with an eave height of 20′ and higher for additional security when ascending or descending the tank.
Directs feed down the hopper of the bin rather than down the center, creating a first in,
first out flow
Durable plastic lids, available for 30 and 40 degree roof profiles
STURDY SIDE LADDER
A unique, non-interfering safety rail and fully die-formed, sectional side ladder provide solid, convenient and
comfortable access to the feed tank