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Dry Bulk Magazine: 5 Storage Challenges

Our own Paul Smith published an article in Dry Bulk Magazine in March. In it he examines five storage challenges in the dry bulk industry and how a tension fabric building can address those issues. Specifically he looks at speed of construction, loading and unloading, indoor versus outdoor,...

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Create a Drier Interior with a Fabric Building

Moisture, even in small amounts, can wreak havoc on stored bulk material. Water causes agricultural products – including grain, corn, pulses, cereals, wheat, corn cobs and feed – to spoil more quickly. Moisture is also known to cause clumping and accelerate the growth of mold and mildew.

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Get More From Your Bulk Storage Building

Bulk fertilizer and commodity storage may seem like a relatively simple business: increase capacity as much as possible while keeping the per-bushel storage cost low. But of course things are rarely that simple.

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Design-Assist Fabric Buildings for Increasing Bulk Storage Capacity

Fabric structures have many natural advantages for agricultural storage: a temperate environment with passive ventilation, clearspan storage space, an inability to corrode. The added design flexibility of a rigid steel frame increases options for blend bays and transloading equipment.

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Fabric Buildings for Fertilizer Storage and Blending

Modern farming practices require using fertilizer to condition the soil. Storing and blending fertilizers and fertilizer chemicals such as urea, MAP, DAP, MEZ, ESN, nitrogen, phosphate, potash, sulfur, zinc and YaraVera requires specialty equipment and structures. Fabric structures are ideal for...

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