This is a year round problem as many liquids need to be heated to a high temperature to be able to efficiently unload them such as oil, caustic soda, corn syrup, molasses, etc. As the temperature gets colder, a wider range of liquids and chemicals are affected and need to be heated in order to unload them.
Check out these photos of a customer’s installation of a Sioux Steam-Flo Steam Generator, SF-50, for heating urea. They are performing the installation now so they will be ready once colder weather returns. They will be able to heat a railcar in as fast as 2-3 hours. The Steam-Flo Steam Generator (low pressure boiler) is designed to be easy to operate, making the process simple. Learn More