Dominion Terminal Associates
Blending Options
Direct/Pile Blending
Blending Two Piles
Blending Three Piles



bulletOne grade of coal is reclaimed from one reclaimer directly to one of the two outbound silos (SS-3). After that silo has been filled…

bulletTwo reclaimers can simultaneously reclaim coal from two more piles to be conveyed to the other outbound silo (SS2) at a proportional rate.

Outbound Silos
bulletDTA has two outbound silos referred to as SS-2 and SS-3. The coals from both outbound silos are blended together using 4 vibrating feeders under each silo. Programmable Logic Controllers adjust flow rates from the two outbound silos depending on the blend rates requested by the customer and the actual readings from the electronic belt scales.

bulletThis computerized blending provides highly accurate and consistently homogeneous blending to help assure quality throughout the loading.