BRUKS AB Sweden, was in July 2012 selected to deliver a TUBULATOR CT1454 for the EON LBT Terminal Project. The contract was signed with AJS Contracts Ltd a subsidiary of Hargreaves Industrial Services.
The LBT Terminal within the Port of Liverpool is an importing facility. It is capable of handling five million tonnes of coal from vessel to stock. In addition to handling coal, in LBT will also be able to take in wood pellets and transport them to Ironbridge power station.
The terminal receives coal and wood pellets from Overseas and European suppliers. The TUBULATOR is part of the conveyor chain transporting wood pellets from storage to the silo for the train loading facility. The TUBULATOR with a belt width of 1400 mm is dimensioned for 1 000 mtph or 2 500 m³ loose/hr of wood pellets. It has a length of 140 m, inclining 14 degrees and lifts the material from ground level to the top of the silo at a height of 35 m.