Monthly Archives: May 2019

Live Load vs. Truck Bins

If you produce wood waste and don’t process it yourself and if you’re not fortunate enough to have a manufacturer next door to which you can convey your material, you’ll have to develop a loadout process—unless you prefer dunes of wood waste crowding your land, that is. For this loadout process, you have two options: […]

Maximize Your DDGS Storage Building

When space runs short for DDGS, ethanol producers typically opt to build additional silos. The same decision occurs when producers begin a new line of coproducts. There are, however, other options for expanding storage, dividing storage, and automating loadout in the process. In this free resource, we explain an option for doing this by making […]

Comparing Conveyor Finishes: Paint, Powder Coat, Galvanized, Stainless Steel

It’s understood that the components in a drag chain conveyor affect its operational costs. A conveyor’s finish does the same. Rust—the quick-to-form result of a poor choice in finish—can lead to costly repairs, downtime, and mess if it forms holes through which material can escape. Ultimately, rust can shorten the useful life of a conveyor. […]