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Sizing wet storage bin for Corn dryer?

Wondering what considerations to make when sizing a wet hopper bottom bin for corn drying.

Fans for aeration a must or no?

Can dry about 700 bph split between batch topdry and continuous flow GSI. Both would pull from wet tank.

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We run a double wet bin setup mostly because we had the one from our previous dryer. We have a 10k bushel hopper bin and a 22k bushel aerat...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I recommend a holding bin of 12 hours drying time. If you work real late at night and start very early in the morning, you could get by on...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

I have a 500 bushel batch dryer. 8 row combine and a 3500 bushel wet bin....... definitely not big enough.


Verified FBN Member (IN)

OH is right as its not a straight answer. I have fans on my wet tanks so i can store 25% corn 30hrs outside air temp dependant and for moist...

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Verified FBN Member (WI)

Midwest plan service book MWPS-13 is a great resource. My copy from 1987 has served me well! It goes through all of the fundemental calculat...

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Verified FBN Member (OH)

How many bushel per hour can your combine shell? How many combines do you have? How late at night do you wanna work? How early do you wanna...

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