Category Archives: Grain Industry

PPI Retro Rolls Are Designed For Easy Ehrsam Frame Drop-In Replacement

PPI-Retro-Rolls

» What do you do when the manufacturer of your idlers goes out of business and you can no longer buy the parts you need, that were designed uniquely to their brand? » What if your entire plant was designed around parts with outdated specs?... Read More

Thern Silo Crane Adds Value to Your Business + Pays For Itself

thern silo crane

If you've ever had to move heavy equipment to the top of a silo or grain elevator, then you know that it’s not easy—or cheap. Renting a crane can easily cost $300/hour and, at that rate, a 10-hour repair operation can run you upwards of... Read More

What Is an Intrinsically Safe Radio—and When Do I Need One?

Intrinsically Safe Radio

What is an “intrinsically safe” radio? A standard 2-way radio generates sparks and heat during normal operation, which can be dangerous in some work environments.  An “intrinsically safe” radio is a special 2-way radio that is designed to prevent fires or explosions by eliminating the sparks... Read More

Drag Conveyors – Higher Throughput and Efficiencies

Drag Conveyor

Screw conveyors don’t always work best for every application.  In fact, switching to a drag conveyor can sometimes save you a significant amount of money over the life of the conveyor. “There’s no one conveyor that can solve every problem,” said John Coxon, Bulk Handling... Read More

2017 GEAPS Exchange—Record Turnout

GEAPS Expo 2017

KANSAS CITY, Missouri—May 15, 2017—The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) recently held their annual industry show, the GEAPS Exchange, in Kansas City, Missouri. Hosted at the Kansas City Convention Center, a 270,000 sq. ft. event space in Bartle Hall, the event broke a GEAPS... Read More

Do You Need Intrinsically Safe Lighting from Bayco?

What Is Intrinsically Safe Lighting? When a light source is intrinsically safe, it means that it is safety rated for use in a hazardous work environment, and will not cause a fire or explosion—as long as the light is used properly, and is not tampered... Read More