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How grain coolers work

Grain refrigerators extract from grain and its surrounding air what can be dangerous to it: heat and water. Lowering the temperature and humidity protects the harvest even without chemical treatment.

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The best cooling strategy for your grain storage method

Grain can be cold-stored in both floor-level stores and silos. However cooling of the loose grain requires professional air distribution. The grain cooler must also be selected according to requirements. The fully automated control then frees up time for other activities.

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How you protect your grain from fungi and pests

The infestation of the grain with pests and the development of secondary fungi must be prevented. It is therefore all the more important to create suboptimal conditions for insect pests and moulds during storage, thereby reducing the risk of spoiling of the grain to a minimum.

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Economical introduction and operation of grain cooling

Cooling preservation prevents loss of mass through cellular respiration, damage from insect activity and the development of secondary fungi (storage fungi) and the resulting mycotoxins.

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Commissioning and maintenance of grain cooling devices

With the new fully automated controller from FrigorTec, the grain cooling unit operates fully automatically. In addition to correct commissioning and settings, careful maintenance is essential for the best possible cooling performance. We describe these and other aspects clearly in our videos.

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Safe storage conditions no matter the weather

A storage facility from the 1970s was designed for ambient ventilation. The switch to a GRANIFRIGOR™ KK 280 AHY allows for precise cooling in all weather conditions. The new cooling solution also eliminates silo condensation problems and prolongs the storage duration of malting barley.

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Combining grain coolers for a flexible solution

Operators of a grain storage facility with a capacity of 76.000 tonnes are looking for a cooling solution that works independently from the weather. A combination of one permanently installed central GRANIFRIGOR™ cooler and two mobile units proves to be a flexible solution that meets all requirements.

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