Factory Setup

Different designs of fertilizer factories.

  • New buildings as well as existing buildings.
  • Here under you can see a question list for designing a fertilizer storage.



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1 Detailed knowledge of the market to be served, tonnage request.

2 Adequate supplies of suitable granular fertilizers to use as raw materials for blending.

3 Suitable storage for the fertilizer.

4 Adequate equipment for blending and bagging.

5 Logistic structure for the fertilizer supply and after the product is blended.

6 Good management and worker skill.

7 Calculating of the formulations by an optimisation  program.

8 Investigate the climatic condition, for example high moisture in buildings.

9 Fertilizer type to use regarding agricultural demands.

10 Supply of the raw materials in bulk – FIBC – Small bags to blender line or to the farmers.

11 Harbour facilities to receive the fertilizer or to export.

12 Government legislation regarding import/export duties.

13 Energy supply possibility to the blending plant.

14 Environmental situation (volcanoes, high water, tornados , extreme rain in a certain period.

15 Estimate plant size regarding the fertilizer through put, intake equipment capacity, storage capacity.

16 Transport equipment inside the buildings, forklift, loading machines etc.

17 Avoiding of segregation of the fertilizer after blending.

18 Testing – Laboratory facilities for the analysis testing.

19 Do you want to screen the fertilizer before or after blending to reduce dust or big particles.

20 Adequate dividing wall between the different fertilizers.

21 Knowledge about the chemical compatibility of the fertilizer what will be used.

22 Possibility of automating the blending plant.

23 Increasing capacity in future, by use of the already existing equipment.