What is a cement bulker?


A cement trailer, often called a cement tanker or cement bulker, is a specialized semi-trailer. It has a unique chassis, a cement storage tank, an air pipeline system, and an automatic unloading mechanism. Mainly found at cement factories, storage facilities, and major construction sites, this cement bulker is designed to reduce packaging needs and manual labor, making it a cost-effective transportation solution. Panda Mech supplies cement bulker for sale.

Cement Trailer Uses

The cement trailer is designed to carry various bulk powder materials like cement, lime, sand, and any other material with a diameter of 0.1mm or less. This makes it a versatile tool in construction and related industries.

Benefits of the PANDA Cement bulker

  1. High-Quality Steel: The PANDA Mech cement bulker is constructed using YP ≥ 620 high-strength steel for its tank body. This ensures a long-lasting service life and a lighter trailer weight.
  2. Superior Performance: Its unique construction ensures a fast unloading rate of more than 1.3 tons/minute and a vertical discharge reach of 15 meters.
  3. Expert Welding: Our cement bulker benefit from top-notch welding, combined with quality steel, guaranteeing extended durability.
  4. Lasting Paint Job: The entire trailer undergoes a thorough shot blasting, preparing it for painting. A double layer of primer ensures the paint lasts longer.
  5. Optimal Design: We utilize advanced 3D drawings and perform analyses with Ansys & Hypermesh, ensuring a well-thought-out and efficient trailer design.

Why Choose cement bulker for Dry Bulk Cement Transportation?

The cement bulker is a specialized vehicle made for safely carrying dry powder materials, including cement. It has a unique chassis, a pneumatic piping system, a tanker, and an unloading mechanism.

Specifically designed to transport materials like cement, lime powder, coal powder, and other powders with a diameter under 0.1mm, it’s commonly seen at cement factories, construction sites, and storage facilities. Choosing this trailer for transport means less spending on packaging and unloading, making it a cost-effective solution.

Understanding the Structure of the cement bulker

  1. The Tank: The tank body of Panda cement bulker is crafted from high-strength alloy steel sourced from reputable domestic producers. Its welding is precise, ensuring excellent airtightness and performance. Incorporating advanced features like a fluidized bed, non-planning structure, and safe discharge device, the design not only reduces the vehicle’s weight but also boosts its unloading speed.
  2. Power Device: There are typically two power options available. The first is head power, while the other uses an air compressor. Both methods are effective for unloading. However, many people nowadays prefer using a diesel engine air compressor. This option is often seen as more flexible and user-friendly.
  3. Manhole Cover: Made from lightweight cast aluminum, the manhole cover of the cement trailer ensures durability and ease of use. All its fasteners have undergone galvanization. Designed for effortless opening, the manhole cover also features a unique layout that prevents material buildup. This design choice further reduces the need for maintenance, saving both time and money.
  4. Braking System: Safety is paramount, and the braking system on the cement bulker reflects this. Utilizing a dual-pipe braking system, it incorporates imported relay valves, a primary pneumatic vehicle braking system, and an ABS anti-lock braking system. These features ensure the utmost safety for the trailer and its cargo.
  5. Suspension System: The cement bulker’s suspension is crafted from high-quality steel from a top domestic brand, ensuring both lightness and durability. Made up of flexible steel leaf springs, brackets, and U-bolts, it ensures an even load distribution across all axles. This system helps prevent issues like skidding and tire wear.
  6. Travel System: Tires are the core of the travel system. Available sizes include 12r 22.5, 13r/22.5, and 315/80r22.5. It’s advisable to discuss the best fit with a specialist. Moreover, the axles come from renowned global brands like BPW or FUWA, making sure the trailer is fit for diverse road conditions.
  7. Professional Internal Design: A crucial aspect of a cement trailer is its fluidized bed – essential for efficient unloading. Panda’s design boasts a tilt angle that’s 2-3 degrees steeper than many competitors, enabling faster and more efficient cargo release, minimizing residue, and ensuring quick unloading. With Panda’s trailers, you can achieve an impressive unloading speed of 1.5-2 tons per minute, whereas many other brands average at 1.2 tons per minute.

How the cement bulker Works

Unloading Process: The bulk cement trailer either uses its own engine or borrows power from a primary machine to operate the air compressor, driven by the power take-off driveshaft or pulley. This compressor then builds up pressure inside the cement trailer through a sealed pipeline.

Once the pressure hits 0.2Mpa in the trailer, the unloading butterfly valve opens. This allows the powdered material to flow out and be directly transported to its destination via the unloading system’s pipes.



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