PRB Coal Bunker Cleanout System

The high volatility of PRB coal has led to unique coal handling techniques. Coal bunker fires can start in a few days after a mill or unit is shut down. Emptying the bunkers has become standard operating procedure for PRB users.

Power & Industrial Services has designed a simple and economical method to safely unload a coal bunker without the need for a vacuum truck.

PRB Coal Bunker Cleanout

Is installed between the coal feeder and the pulverizer.

  • Custom stainless steel pipe spool with removable access door
  • Ceramic lined spool available
  • Davit arm supports the cleanout door
  • Diverter gate
  • Cover plate with 10″ outlet pipe