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2305 Franklin Dr.
Ft. Worth, TX 76106
PO Box 162842
Ft. Worth, TX 76116
Toll Free: 800-211-7085
Local Line: 817-625-9333
Fax Line: 817-625-4033


Pneumatic Technology, Inc.


2009 Heil 1040 x 3 - Aluminum Lightweight Pneumatic Super Sand Dry Bulk



1. Capacity:

1040 Cu. Ft. Sander Pneumatic - 3 Hoppers

2. Construction:

Mill finish aluminum - Smooth exterior with external top shell stiffeners and fully welded internal bar-type rings. Huck riveted bi-metal end frames with galvanized hi-tensile steel frame rails and aluminum crossmembers, with aluminum struts.

3. Design:

For pneumatic handling of low density dry flowable powders and granules. 5454-H32 aluminum vessel. Hydro tested at 22.5 P.S.I. Operating pressure 14.7 PSIG. Maximum commodity temperature 180 degrees F. W-0 internal weld treatment (nonfood grade) as welded.

4. Manholes:

Three 20 full opening Heil MM cast aluminum pressure covers with (6) cam-type adjustable hold-downs. Located over each hopper. Covers equipped with white gasket and hinged at curbside.



1. Air Piping:

Inlet at roadside front equipped with 3 aluminum adapter and cap.

2. Check Valves:

Two 3 swing checks. One 3 near air inlet and one 3 upstream of front hopper discharge outlet.

3. Aeration:









One 3 aluminum Fig 500 butterfly valve (alum/bronze disc, black Nitrile seat) at roadside controls airflow to aeration manifold on curbside. Line ends with aluminum threaded cap with white neoprene gasket. Each hopper fitted with three SureSeal aerators, with hopper saver wear plates and 2 hoses supplying air to aeration system.

4. Pressure Control Valve:

3 Aluminum Fig. 500 butterfly valve (alum bronze disc, black Nitrile seat) located roadside to regulate airflow to discharge line.

5. Blow-Down Line:

3 Aluminum line with 3 aluminum Fig. 500 butterfly valve (alum bronze disc, black Nitrile seat) and SureSeal PSIG mechanical relief valve.

6. Top Air:

3 Aluminum line with 3 Fig. 500 butterfly valve (alum bronze disc, black Nitrile seat) in combination with blow-down line.

7. Product Valves:

5 Fig. 340 Butterfly valve with aluminum body, coated wear resistant disc with black Nitrile seat, w/stamped powder coated handle at each hopper operated roadside.

8. Discharge Line:

Cast steel 5 gravity tee at each hopper with 4 schedule 40 steel pipe connected with rubber hose with stainless steel screw band clamp connectors between hoppers. Line extended straight to extreme rear and equipped with 4 thread-on aluminum adapter and cap.

9. Gravity Drops:

Powder coated 5 cast steel gravity drop tees

10. Pressure Gauges:

11. Seal tabs


Two liquid filled 0-30# range mounted in cabinet with light. Conveniently located roadside at front of rear fender.





All butterfly valve seats and gaskets to be black non-toxic.



1. Fenders and Mud flaps:

Contoured aluminum at front and rear with PneuTech anti-sail flaps.

2. Hose Carrier:

Two 8 x 21 aluminum tube with cast aluminum door at rear. Tubes mounted flush with rear of trailer, one curbside & one streetside.

3. Discharge Hose:

Optional equipment

4. Hose Stand and Mandrel:

Adjustable height stand mounted at front. Hose mandrel for stowing free end of 3 hose located at curbside.


5. 3 Hot Air Hose:

Optional equipment


6. Ladder:

Aluminum mounted at rear center of head with serrated rungs and grab handles at chassis frame and at top of vessel.

7. Walkway:

Non-skid tape on top of vessel between full-length toe rails.

8. Lights and Wiring:







9. Document holder

12 Volt sealed harness system w/ 1-8ga, 2-10ga, 4-12ga main cable. Trucklite LED Standard marker and clearance lights and 4 rear lamps, 2-red stop/tail and 1-amber turn signal. 7-way SAE J560 connector with circuit breakers at front. Combination mid-tank clearance and turn signal. Additional high mounted stoplight and FMVSS 108 conspicuity tape included. Two (2) work lights: one mounted on rear strut area and one work light mounted streetside front to light product valves

Trucklite, mounted on roadside frame.



1. Upper Coupler:

Steel plate with 2 forged kingpin and heavy duty channel stiffeners. Assembly bolted on and adjustable.

2. Support Legs:

OEM two-speed with sand shoes. Mounted between first and second hopper with gearbox and crank on roadside. (Capacity 50,000 lbs.)


3. Suspension:

Hendrickson raised center axle AA230-RC Air Ride Suspension, parallel axle, & brake system, 71.5" track, 5" round, 23,000 lb. axle beam rating, 49" spacing, with OEM suggested single leveling valve. Heil R2R ("Ready 2 Run") Value Package - Includes Hendrickson's Five-Year wheel end warranty and factory supplied chambers, slacks, preset hubs, and drums. Load Scale Kit mounted in pressure gauge box.

4. Axles:

(2) Integral with air ride suspension parallel spindles

5. Brake System:

Constant power on auxiliary (blue) center pin of SAE J560 7-way.

Aluminum air reservoir(s). 16.5" x 7" (quick change) S-cam type brake shoes - Heil's R2R Package includes extended service brake shoes (Premium ABEX 30/30-197 with 5/8 thick brake shoes. OEM type 30-30 parking-emergency spring brake Heil's R2R Package includes Haldex Life Seal (long stroke) Brake Chambers OEM (automatic) slack adjuster - Heil's R2R Package includes Haldex 5.5" automatic slack adjusters with grease fittings. Haldex 4S-2M anti-lock premium brake system with TRS (trailer roll stability) system.

6. Hubs & Drums:

10 Stud, "Hub Pilot" (single nut mount), aluminum hub for outboard drum (parallel spindle) (ConMet Preset dual aluminum wheel - stud length 33mm, two piece flanged wheel nuts). Hub lubrication - synthetic CD-50 transmission fluid wheel end lubricant (Premium visible hub caps. Centrifuse - outboard mount brake drums (16.5" x 7").

7. Oil Seals:

Preset bearings with Premium oil seals and visible hub caps for Heil's R2R Package.

8. Wheels:

10-Stud 24.5 x 8.25 hub pilot (single nut mount) aluminum disc wheels, all eight wheels to be mill finish

9. Tires:

11R-24.5 Michelin XT-1 radial tires.

10. Tire Carrier:







11. Hubodometer:


12. Bumper:

Full width aluminum, with bumper step.

13. Paint:

14. Tow hook:



Black tuff-coat on axles & suspension parts.

Re-enforced steel tow hook at rear of trailer frame.

It is recommended that the interior of the vessel be cleaned professionally prior to initial loading to avoid contamination of the cargo.


Pneumatic Technology, Inc. is the premier industry provider of expertise in Pneumatic Dry Bulk Trailers, Stainless Trailers, and related services.


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