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Criteria for selecting a storage silo

Selecting a storage silo for a particular application may seem overwhelming. Even if you have experience selecting a silo for a familiar material, specifying a silo for an unfamiliar material or a new process can be frustrating. This article discusses the types of storage silos available and provides criteria for selecting the best one for your application.

If you're a plant manager or engineer faced with a new process or expanding production, you may put a low priority on selecting a new storage silo. After all, a silo is a silo -- unless it's considered as the first link in a material handling system or as a long-term investment.

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