Vacuum Railcar Unloading Systems

Vacuum Railcar Unloading Systems
Bulk Conveying Systems

Simple to operate and easy to maintain, the system requires minimal attention and features an easy-to-use control. The self-cleaning feature eliminates typical maintenance while
the ground level dust collector and silo-mounted stainless steel receiver provide easy access for filter changes.
The VRU is a reliable, low cost and simple solution for your railcar unloading requirements.

  • Reliable, efficient operation
  • Low cost, versatile
  • Simple to operate, easy to maintain
  • Turn-key operation

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Features (click here to hide)

Stainless steel bulk receiver with 7 ft³ capacity.

Vacuum air pump assembly with air reversal valve.

Dust collector.

System control: Standard model monitors up to 4 silos; optional model up to 12 silos.

Railcar unloading tube kit.

10 and 20 ft flex hoses with quick couplers; available in stainless steel as an option.

Railcar hatch filter.

 

Specifications (click here to hide)
Vacuum Cycle to Load Material Pressure Cycle to Power Unload and Clean Filter
Dimensions   inches {mm}   (All Models)
  Control Receiver Pump Dust Collector
Height 25 {635} 45 {1143} 52 {1321} 67 {1702}
Width 25 {635} 28 {711} 37 {940} 23 {584}
Depth 8 {203} 28 {711} 62 {1575} 19 {483}
Weight   lb {kg} 100 {45} 145 {66} 720 {327} 180 {82}
Model VRU 10 VRU 15 VRU 25
Motor  Hp 10 15 25
Voltage  Full load amps
240 30 40 60
480 15 20 30
Compressed air requirement
¼ inch NPT to Air Reversal Valve on Vacuum Pump - 60 psi @ 1 CFM
Model VRU 10 VRU 15 VRU 25
Throughput rates for VRU systems   
 Throughput with PE (35 lb/ft³)   
 at 100 ft. 7000 lbs/hr 11000 lbs/hr 16000 lbs/hr
 at 500 ft. 3000 lbs/hr  5000 lbs/hr 8000 lbs/hr
 Throughput with PET (53 lb/ft³)   
 at 100 ft. 9000 lbs/hr 14000 lbs/hr 20000 lbs/hr
 at 500 ft. 4000 lbs/hr 6000 lbs/hr 9500 lbs/hr
 Material/air line size
  2.5 inch OD 3 inch OD  4 inch OD