Barrel

From Official Factorio Wiki
Revision as of 19:19, 28 September 2014 by FatMcK (talk | contribs) (First basic page for Barrels)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

Barrels could actually only be used to store and transport 25 units of Crude oil as solid as an alternate to pipes when Fluid handling is researched.


Empty barrel

The Empty barrel could be crafted and while Crude oil barrels are emptied the Assembling machine will also return an Empty barrel.

Recipe: +
Time.png
1
=>
Req. technology: Fluid handling
Process Input Machine Output
Empty crude oil barrel
Crude oil barrel.png
1
Time.png
1
or +
Placeholder icon.png
25

Crude oil barrel

Crude oil barrels couldn't be crafted, they get filled in the Fill crude oil barrel process while using Empty barrels.

Process Input Machine Output
Fill crude oil barrel
Placeholder icon.png
25
Time.png
1
or
Crude oil barrel.png
1

Example for usability

Barrels could get very handy in situations where pipes are no or a bad option, for example oil production in far distance outposts. With Barrels Crude oil could be transported with Transport belts, with Logistic robots, by the Railway network or in the avatars inventory.

A simple example with Transport belts: Crude-oil-barrel-handling-example.png

See also