Big Bag Unloader BBU

Big Bag Unloader BBU

FIBC Handling: Modular, flexible and dust-tight by design

The GERICKE BBU Big Bag Unloader® consists of standardised components, which can be combined to form application-specific solutions for FIBC. This not only enables us to build units exactly for your current needs, but also enables adjustment or modification of the unit later, if your requirements change.

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BBU – Flowability

To prevent bridging of poor flowing powders we have different modular options:

  • Vibrating table or vibrating discharge box
  • Under massager
  • Big-Bag stretch unit
BBU Under massager
Front view assembly
Front view assembly

BBU – Hygiene

  • Angled profile frames
  • Stainless Steel hoist beam and frame
  • Polished finish for all contact parts
  • Hoist special execution; ss wheels, ss hook, hoist belt
  • Drip pan
  • Protection cover open inlet
  • Fully welded
  • Single or double ring docking station with spillage ring
BBU Big Bag Unloader

BBU – Process Interface

Our Big-Bag Unloader can fit into your whole process line.

Some options include but not limited to:

  • Direct discharge into hopper
  • Discharge into intermediate container
  • Via nibbler and rotary valve into lean-phase pneumatic conveying line
  • Into sending vessel and dense-phase conveying
  • Via feeder into vacuum conveying line
  • Direct discharge into vacuum conveying
  • Feeding into hopper or reactor
  • Inclined conveying screw
BBU Big Bag Unloader

BBU – Containment

System depending on OEL classification 

We have solutions for: 

  • Special attention to connection and dedusting 
  • Disposal of empty FIBC 

BBU – Other module options (customisation)

Customisation is possible and some examples are: 

  • Weighing loading station and or crane 
  • Scale/complete emptying frame 
  • Vacuuming on the big-bag before dismantling 
  • De-dusting filter unit 
  • Logistic – roller conveying system 
  • Empty big-bag disposal 
Big Bag Unloader BBU

Gericke Big-Bag Unloader BBU

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