Photovoltaic Panels


Poggi S.p.A is always looking for continuous improvement and innovative solutions in order to offer to its customers an advanced and adequate service. For this reason, since 2011 Poggi S.p.A boasts total energy self-sufficiency with zero emissions thanks to photovoltaic systems installed on the roofs of the various operating units. In fact, these panels partly replace the roof covering, a metal cover that was placed after the asbestos, which previously formed the roof structure, has been removed and properly disposed of. In the operating units at Corsalone, there are approximately 1.750 panels and about...

Pressure Control Valve

Pressure Control Valve


Who invented the Pressure Control Valve? 

Erastus Boise Kunkle, born on December 1836, learned the machine trade from his dad. Kunkle laboured in a high-pressure job before inventing the control valve. He worked in the locomotive shops for Pennsylvania Railroad where he invented a lock-up pop safety valve, designed to release steam pressure in locomotive engines. Boiler over pressure was a serious problem, yet control valves were unheard of at the time. Kunkle wanted to make his work site safer and chase the American Dream. He was a curious inventor...

Pressure Relief Valve

Pressure Relief Valve VHS-C


UNI EN ISO 4126-4-2006

The standard indicates: the general requirements for safety valves regardless the fluid for which they are designed. It applies to safety valves that have a usable passage diameter equal, greater than 6 mm for set pressures of 0.1 bar, or greater. There is no temperature limitation.

What does Pressure Relief Valve mean?

The suppression systems must be able to let the air pass and, at the same time, retain dust. In the event that the air has difficulty in passing through the filtration...

Vertical Silos

Vertical Silos Poggi


Silo s. m. [from the spanish. silo, as from anc. provencal sil, and from lat. sirus, "granary"] (pl. sili or, in spanish, silos). - 1. Construction intended for fodder, food, perishable products and minerals conservation. Mostly located in ports, railway junctions, and production sites or processing plants, formed by cylindrical towers with a flared bottom.

Historical Background

In ancient Rome, the Romans used to bury the wheat in dry and tightly closed pits, in the shape of a truncated cone of about 5 meters diameter and about ten meters deep....

Horizontal Silos


The horizontal silo is intended for the storage of bulk goods and granular products that have the shape or consistency of powder.

Horizontal Silos Features

The first examples of silos are vertical. Subsequently, as an evolution of the former, horizontal silos were born and have numerous advantages. The horizontal silos are easy to transport and to position thanks to their unique characteristics. They are equipped with adjustable telescopic lifters that allow loading and unloading from the means of transport without the use of a crane and installing...