Hilgefort produced a silo and a raw-gas pipeline with a total length of approximately 80 m for a client in the USA. The pipe segments were produced from 12 mm-thick sheet steel in accordance with European quality standards and are 6 m in diameter. The whole system weighs 210 tons and was transported to a steel works in the USA once the individual elements had been produced.
The system components are painted inside and out. They were transported to the seaport of Brake by road.