Truck Dump Project
Swanton Welding fabricated two truck dump platforms. These are used in various industries where semi or other large trucks are driven onto a platform for unloading. After securing the truck, the platform is raised high into the air, and the load on the truck is transferred via gravity into a bin or hopper.
Our client builds a lot of these, so this was not necessarily new to them.
Swanton was a top choice to complete the work due to our proximity to their job site which is in Michigan. When completed, these truck dumps are very large. Swanton Welding was at a significant advantage over other competitors who were further away, which would cost more for delivery.
Start DateFebruary 17, 2017
Completion DateJune 15, 2017
MaterialsStructural Steel and Deck Plate
The project had a lot of:
Beam Line work
The units were sandblasted and painted with a High Solids paint system. All unwelded joints were caulked to keep water from getting in.
SizeEach platform is: 92’-0"L X 16’-0"W X 7’-0"H
Due to the large nature of the finished project, for delivery, we needed a special trailer, permits, and escorts.