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Aug 30, 2019 at 12:53 AM CST

Just wondering I have a pneumatic tank with bottom drop capability does most companies allow a pneumatic like this to load hopper loads also?

Replied on Fri, Aug 30, 2019 at 08:06 AM CST

There are a few variables involved. Is the facility capable of loading your trailer thru the hatches on top ? Does the facility have sufficient clearance to be able to fit your trailer in to load or unload. A lot of hopper places have limited height clearance. Can you get your trailer clean enough to be able to haul the material. I have used pneumatics in place of hoppers on several occasions but the variables will dictate whether a company will use you or not. All you can do is ask. The worst that happens is that they say no.

Replied on Fri, Sep 06, 2019 at 12:31 PM CST
Originally Posted by: DUANE GEISELMAN
Quote: "There are a few variables involved. Is the facility capable of loading your trailer thru the hatches on top ? Does the facility have sufficient clearance to be able to fit your trailer in to load or unload. A lot of hopper places have limited height clearance. Can you get your trailer clean enough to be able to haul the material. I have used pneumatics in place of hoppers on several occasions but the variables will dictate whether a company will use you or not. All you can do is ask. The worst that happens is that they say no."

Thanks for the info