Grain Handling systems and equipment

Asked February 17, 2014, 7:21 PM EST

How successful are pneumatic systems for moving grain and what are the problems associated with this type of equipment?

Bremer County Iowa farm machinery grain storage

1 Response

A publication on pneumatic grain conveying is at http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/graindrying/documents/ae850.pdf
The typical concern is the power required for the desired conveying capacity. The system needs to be properly designed with gentle conveying pipe turns to minimize damage.