Vigan

TOWER TYPE UNLODERS
type 160 – 200 – 300 up to 500


The above code numbers are related with capacities (in metric tons per hour) under specific working conditions: please contact VIGAN for more explanations, illustrations and a full technical description of each machine model.

Those tower type unloaders are specially adapted to small & medium size sea vessels and to any kind of barges. See how to Choose your machine according to specific unloading operation characteristics.

Most free-flowing materials

Bulk handling not only of any kind of cereals, seeds, nuts, animal feed stuffs as well as for the mobile machines but also delicate cargoes like cocoa beans, malt for breweries, … and other products such as alumina, urea, wood pellets,…

Many different models

Each machine is customized and optimized according to the customer technical requirements and financial resources: unloading capacity, boom length, stationary, movable (self-propelled or tractable), vessel size, ....

Filter & airlock

Self-cleaning filter by jet pulse system (high pressure) and VIGAN own manufacture of the airlock: different models corresponding to most diverse applications.


VIGAN turbo-blower(s)

VIGAN high pressure 3 to 4 stages centrifugal turbo-blower(s) with automatic air regulator or electronic speed variator (also called frequency inverter) for energy consumption optimization.

Direct drive .......

Special features

  • Fully hot-dipped galvanized boom;
  • Special alloys for maximum wear resistance: elbow, pipes, flexible ....;
  • Complete range of safety devices;
  • Remote control of all the suction pipe movements;
  • Rotation of the boom: more than 180°.

Main advantages

  • Most efficient cleaning of the vessel or barge hold;
  • Low energy consumption: 0.6 – 0.8 kW per unloaded ton;
  • Very low breakage of the products;
  • No spillage: totally enclosed design;
  • No dust: filter with sleeves and automatic cleaning;
  • Low noise thanks to acoustic insulation.