Canola Watch quiz – Aeration fans

September 19, 2018 - Issue 25

1. In a recent PAMI study of large storage bins, how long did it take a 10-hp centrifugal fan to push a cooling front of air through a 25,000 bin full of canola?
2. What is the recommended airflow rate in cubic feet per minute per bushel (cfm/bu) for cooling -- not drying -- canola in the bin?
3. What is the required airflow (in cfm/bu) for drying canola in the bin?

 

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