Container Stuffing Facility

Material Handled:

Corn, Maize, Cereals Etc

Activity To Be Mechanized/Automation:

  • Corn, Maize And Cereals Come In Gunny Bags To The Terminal By Wagons/ Trucks
  • They Have To Be Loaded Into Containers As Bulk Cargo As Naked Cereals
  • Containers Are 20 Ton Standard Containers
  • Gunny Bags, Metal Objects, And Loose Threads To Be Removed
  • Time, Dusting, Pilferage, And Labour Are The Major Problems.

Issues Faced:

  • Train Wagons And Trucks That Arrive At Csf Are Detained For Long Timw
  • Removing Of Bags And Loose Stuffing Into Containers Take 8 Labour 3 Hrs
  • Spillage, Dusting And Shortage Of Labour Are Major Issues
  • Full Capacity Of The Container ( 20 Tons) Is Not Fully Met By Manual Process
  • Equipment Needs To Be Portable To Roll Out From Location To Location

Solution Provided With Equipments:

  • Portable Pneumatic Based Equipment Provided
  • Ducting And Sealing Of Door With Infeed Hopper Fitted With Metal Separator And Grill For Loose Threads
  • Three Persons Bringing The Bags And Cutting The Bag And Loading The Hopper @ 7 To 8 Bags A Minute.


  • Detention Time For Trucks And Wagons Saved
  • Dependancy On Large Labour Force Avoided
  • Spillage And Pilferage Is Avoided
  • Portability And Location Constraint Addressed
  • Full Potential Of The Container Is Served With Benefits Of Freight.
  • Reduced Muscle Power For The Whole Operation.