Powder storage: suitable and from a single source

For a system manufacturer for the powder supply of 3D printers in additive manufacturing, the correct storage of plastic powders represents part of any overall solution. IB Additive offers metallic bulk containers and silos with individual connections, shut-off devices and integrated weighing features.

Facts that will convince you

  • They cover storage volumes ranging from 5 to 1000 litres (optionally > 1 m³)
  • Are equipped with integrated filters
  • Use stainless steel in the direct product environment
  • Have a sturdy frame for transport by forklift; optionally with load (weighing) cells and fluidisation
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Product description

Technical details

  • Volume: 5 to 1000 litres (water capacity)

  • Further volumes on request

  • Components in contact with the product made of stainless steel 1.4301 (grade 304)

  • Container frame made of hot-dip galvanised or painted steel 1.0038

  • Two nozzles for product feed

  • Cover with central manhole, DN400

  • Integrated filter element for displacement air

  • Outlet flange, DN100, with shut-off valve

  • Connections for fluidisation

  • Robust frame for transport by forklift


  • Fluidisation

  • Load cells (wired to a terminal block)

Our powder screening stations in your process

The screening stations from IB Additive offer maximum integration flexibility with a variety of 3D printers. By screening the new and used metal powder, you increase the probability of introducing qualified metal powder into the installation space.

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