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SKYWAY GRAIN HANDLING SYSTEMS DESIGN

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Grain Handling facilities are built around grain bins and the need to store, dry or move grain from storage to processing to transportation. For moving commercial quantities of grain from bin-to-bin, from bin to dryer, from bin to railcar, or from bin to truck, Skyway Grain Systems custom designs systems to efficiently handle grain based on your operations requirements. Because Skyway is not a manufacturer, they are not tied to specific products when designing a system. Skyway draws from a number of different reputable suppliers to produce a system that is designed specifically to answer to your conditions in terms of capacity, price, and any custom situation you might have created.

Grain handling system components can be divided into a number of categories:

Grain Storage

Skyway used bins from a number of different suppliers to custom design facilities to meet your requirements.

  • Sukup
  • Westeel
  • Meridian

Each of theses suppliers manufactures products with unique features that fit into grain handling designs in diverse ways.

  • Commercial Flat Bottom Storage Bins
  • Farm Flat Bottom Storage Bins
  • Commercial Corrugated Hopper Storage
  • Farm Corrugated Hopper Storage
  • Commercial and Farm Smooth Wall Storage Bins

Grain Handling

As with storage bins, Skyway utilizes a number of manufacturers to supply handling equipment.

  • Sukup Manufacturing
  • RAD Equipment
  • Lambton Conveyor
  • Hutchinson Products
  • Springland Manufacturing

Each of these companies produces unique grain handling equipment that Skyway employs in its designs:

  • Grain Pumps
  • Bucket Elevators
  • Incline Conveyors
  • Drag Conveyors
  • Double Run Conveyors
  • Portable Drive Over Hoppers
  • En Masse Conveyors
  • U Trough Chain Conveyors
  • Curved Incline Conveyors
  • Utility Conveyors
  • Curved Incline Round Bottom Conveyors
  • Level Drag Chain Conveyors
  • Level Round Bottom Conveyors
  • Bins Sweeps
  • U Trough Bin Unloaders
  • Commercial Sweep Augers

Grain Drying and Aeration

Edwards, Sukup, and Westeel produce drying and aeration equipment available in custom grain handling design.

  • Stacked Grain Dryers
  • Tower Grain Dryers
  • Perforated Bin Floors
  • Rocket Grain Dryers
  • Grain Drying Fans

Grain Bin Monitoring

OPI Grain Storage Management and Intragrain provide remote monitoring for moisture and grain temperature in the bin.

  • Bin-Sense™ Wireless grain bin monitoring
  • Temperature monitoring cables
  • PC based moisture monitoring systems
  • Hand held bin monitoring
  1. CHAIN CONVEYORS

    • Hutchinson Grain Pumps
      The Hutchinson Grain Pump is a continuous loop grain conveying system (chain conveyor), that incorporates the functions of many of the traditional grain handling systems. The grain loop can incorporate many storage bin units and provide easy in-load and out-load to trucks or wagons moving grain vertically and horizontally with ease.
    • Lambton Straight and Incline Chain Conveyors
      Lambton Conveyor has been around for 20 years and has become a leader in the grain handling industry. Their Drag Chain Conveyors have been developed with the input of farmers and field tested by their installers to ensure that the product delivers quality service.
    • Lambton Round Bottom Conveyor
      Lambton round bottom chain conveyors can link all parts of the system, top and bottom, ensuring that grain contamination does not happen from one type of product run to the next type of product run.
  2. BELT CONVEYORS

    • Lambton Bucket Elevator Leg
      Lambton equipment allows Skyway customers to put together existing storage and off-line facilities into one completely integrated system. The Lambton Bucket Elevator features a clean computer aided design and 10 to 14 gauge, galvanized construction.
  3. GRAIN AUGERS

    • Hutchinson U-Trough Screw Conveyor
      The U-trough Conveyor type conveying systems are available in capacities for commercial applications, larger bins and flat storage structures.
    • Westfield Utility Auger
      Utility augers in 4, 6,7,8,10 and 13 inch diameters in various lengths for semi-permanent and permanent grain handling installations.
    • MK Series Swing Hopper Grain Augers
      A practical and economical mechanical drive swing-hopper auger Only Westfield, North America’s leading manufacturer of grain augers – with years of proven field experience – could build such a simple, uncomplicated, efficient and affordable mechanical drive auger.
    • Hutchinson U-Trough Conveyor
      The U-trough Conveyor type conveying systems are available in capacities for commercial applications, larger bins and flat storage structures.
    • Commercial Bin Sweeps
      Hutchinson’s Commercial Klean Sweep is an outstanding performer for minimal investment, the best bang for your buck. Heavy gauge components are used throughout to withstand the rigors of high usage. The Klean Sweep bin sweep is available for bin diameters from 24′ to 120’and in 5″, 7″, 9″, 12″ sizes depending upon the bin diameter. There is also a sweep Tractor available for larger bin sizes.
    • Westeel
      Springland U-Trough Bin Unloading Equipment Springland Power Sweep bin unloaders have a U-Trough Design for easy access and ease of maintenance. 11″ U-trough unload systems can accommodate 7.25″ or 9″ flighting. All options are included in the package, no add-ons required.